Senator Richard C. Shelby's Public Statements


Full Name: Richard C. Shelby
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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4/10/14 Hearing of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Department of Commerce's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request 4/09/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers 4/04/14 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 4/03/14 Hearing of the Commerce-Justice-Science Subcommittee - Department of Justice's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request 3/27/14 FBI Director Has High Praise for Redstone 3/26/14 Navy Secretary Reaffirms Value of LCS 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 2/26/14 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Taxpayers from Trust Fund Bailouts for Fannie, Freddie 2/25/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs 2/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline 2/06/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions 2/05/14 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner Interal Revenue Service - Withdraw IRS Political Speech Rule 1/31/14 Shelby Opposes Dismantling of Flood Insurance Reform 1/29/14 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act 1/16/14 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act 1/14/14 Fiscal Year 2014 Government Funding Bill Released 1/07/14 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed -- Continued 12/23/13 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions 12/13/13 Letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz - Shelby To Ensure No Taxpayer Funds Used for War on Coal in AL 12/11/13 AL Delegation Backs Bentley Proposal to Lure New Aerospace Jobs 12/11/13 Alabama Delegation Backs Bentley Proposal to Lure New Aerospace Jobs 11/25/13 Letter to Penny S. Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Continued Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty on Tubular Goods from China 11/22/13 Letter to Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer W. James McNerney, Jr. - Boeing 777x 11/22/13 Yellowhammer News - Shelby, Sessions Rail Against "Dictator" Harry Reid and Dems for Ending Filibuster 11/22/13 Shelby Makes Case for More AL Aerospace Jobs 11/21/13 - Sen. Shelby Votes Against Janet Yellen for Fed Chair: 'No Confidence She Will Change Course' 11/21/13 Shelby Opposes Senate Democrats' Power Grab 11/19/13 Following Interior Department's Delayed Disbursement of Millions in 2013 Mineral Leasing Revenues, Bennet Urges Senate Passage of Return our State Shares Act 11/07/13 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Foreign Catfish Inspection 10/30/13 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Maintain Level Playing Field for American Steel Industry 10/18/13 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption 10/17/13 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Dept of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans 10/16/13 Shelby Opposes Spending Bill 10/15/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty 10/01/13 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge 9/30/13 - Huntsville International Airport Receives $15.7 million in FAA Funding to Renovate East Runway 9/25/13 Yellowhammer - Shelby: "I firmly oppose any attempt to fund ObamaCare' 9/25/13 Shelby to Oppose Series of CR Votes 9/25/13 - Sens. Shelby, Sessions oppose funding for Obamacare 9/10/13 - New Order for Upgraded Stryker Vehicles Keeps Anniston Workers on the Job 9/10/13 Shelby To Oppose Syria Resolution 9/10/13 - Sen. Richard Shelby: Obama's Syria Plan 'Weak and Vague' Will Vote Against It 9/10/13 Shelby Announces Stryker Work at Anniston Army Depot 8/08/13 Shelby Statement on Appropriations Markups 8/02/13 Yellowhammer - Shelby says Obamacare is a Failure 8/01/13 Shelby: Defense Bill Should Not Exceed Budget Control Act Limit 8/01/13 Promoting Energy Savings in Residential Buildings and Industry--Motion to Proceed--Continued 7/25/13 The Economy 7/25/13 Yellowhammer - Shelby Opposes Detroit Bailout 7/24/13 - Sen. Richard Shelby: Obama had nothing to do with Airbus