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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
April 29, 2014 Shelby Urges Close Evaluation of Federal R&D Spending on Merit
April 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - 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, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner Interal 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 Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz - Shelby To Ensure No Taxpayer Funds Used for War on Coal in AL
Dec. 11, 2013 AL Delegation Backs Bentley Proposal to Lure New Aerospace Jobs
Dec. 11, 2013 Alabama Delegation Backs Bentley Proposal to Lure New Aerospace Jobs
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Penny S. Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Continued Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty on Tubular Goods from China
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer W. James McNerney, Jr. - Boeing 777x
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. 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 Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Maintain Level Playing Field for American Steel Industry
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Dept of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans
Oct. 16, 2013 Shelby Opposes Spending Bill
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - 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 AL.com - Sens. Shelby, Sessions oppose funding for Obamacare
Sept. 25, 2013 Shelby to Oppose Series of CR Votes
Sept. 25, 2013 Yellowhammer - Shelby: "I firmly oppose any attempt to fund ObamaCare'
Sept. 10, 2013 AL.com - New Order for Upgraded Stryker Vehicles Keeps Anniston Workers on the Job
Sept. 10, 2013 Shelby To Oppose Syria Resolution
Sept. 10, 2013 AL.com - Sen. Richard Shelby: Obama's Syria Plan 'Weak and Vague' Will Vote Against It
Sept. 10, 2013 Shelby Announces Stryker Work at Anniston Army Depot
Aug. 8, 2013 Shelby Statement on Appropriations Markups
Aug. 2, 2013 Yellowhammer - Shelby says Obamacare is a Failure
Aug. 1, 2013 Shelby: Defense Bill Should Not Exceed Budget Control Act Limit
Aug. 1, 2013 Promoting Energy Savings in Residential Buildings and Industry--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 25, 2013 Yellowhammer - Shelby Opposes Detroit Bailout
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