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Richard Shelby's Public Statements

Full Name: Richard C. Shelby
Office: U.S. Senate (AL) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annette; 2 Children: Richard Jr., Claude Nevin
Birth Date: 05/06/1934
Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
Home City: Tuscaloosa, AL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
May 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Commitment to Poland
May 22, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Veterans Affairs/Military Construction Appropriations Bill
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee - Housing Regulation Bill
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Department of Health and Human Services Budget
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Disaster Assistance
May 1, 2014 Shelby Blasts NASA Budget for Lack of Commitment to SLS, Accountability from Commerical
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Governor of Alabama's Request for an Emergency Declaration
April 29, 2014 Shelby Urges Close Evaluation of Federal R&D Spending on Merit
April 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - GOP Senators Challenge President's Decimation of Immigration Law
April 10, 2014 Hearing of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Department of Commerce's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the Commerce-Justice-Science Subcommittee - Department of Justice's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
March 27, 2014 FBI Director Has High Praise for Redstone
March 26, 2014 Navy Secretary Reaffirms Value of LCS
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Taxpayers from Trust Fund Bailouts for Fannie, Freddie
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Withdraw IRS Political Speech Rule
Jan. 31, 2014 Shelby Opposes Dismantling of Flood Insurance Reform
Jan. 29, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Fiscal Year 2014 Government Funding Bill Released
Jan. 7, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed -- Continued
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - Shelby To Ensure No Taxpayer Funds Used for War on Coal in AL
Dec. 11, 2013 Alabama Delegation Backs Bentley Proposal to Lure New Aerospace Jobs
Dec. 11, 2013 AL Delegation Backs Bentley Proposal to Lure New Aerospace Jobs
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Continued Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty on Tubular Goods from China
Nov. 22, 2013 Yellowhammer News - Shelby, Sessions Rail Against "Dictator" Harry Reid and Dems for Ending Filibuster
Nov. 22, 2013 Shelby Makes Case for More AL Aerospace Jobs
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer W. James McNerney, Jr. - Boeing 777x
Nov. 21, 2013 AL.com - Sen. Shelby Votes Against Janet Yellen for Fed Chair: 'No Confidence She Will Change Course'
Nov. 21, 2013 Shelby Opposes Senate Democrats' Power Grab
Nov. 19, 2013 Following Interior Department's Delayed Disbursement of Millions in 2013 Mineral Leasing Revenues, Bennet Urges Senate Passage of Return our State Shares Act
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Foreign Catfish Inspection
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Irving Williamson, Chairman of the International Trade Commission - Maintain Level Playing Field for American Steel Industry
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans
Oct. 16, 2013 Shelby Opposes Spending Bill
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 30, 2013 AL.com - Huntsville International Airport Receives $15.7 million in FAA Funding to Renovate East Runway
Sept. 25, 2013 Shelby to Oppose Series of CR Votes
Sept. 25, 2013 AL.com - Sens. Shelby, Sessions oppose funding for Obamacare
Sept. 25, 2013 Yellowhammer - Shelby: "I firmly oppose any attempt to fund ObamaCare'
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