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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Mitch McConnell
Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Minority Leader
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elaine Chao; 3 Children: Elly, Claire, Porter
Birth Date: 02/20/1942
Birth Place: Sheffield, AL
Home City: Louisville, KY
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
July 24, 2014 American Jobs
July 22, 2014 McConnell Presses EPA Administrator on Recent Regulations and the War on Coal
July 22, 2014 Statement from Sens. Paul, McConnell and Rep. Whitfield on Paducah Site
July 9, 2014 The Hill - McConnell Dares Obama to Visit Coal Miners
June 25, 2014 Keystone Pipeline
June 24, 2014 McConnell Cosponsors Bill Halting EPA's Power-Grab on Waterways
June 19, 2014 Senate Democrats Afraid to Challenge Obama Administration's New Job-Killing Coal Regulations
June 17, 2014 Coal Regulations
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 4, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed
June 2, 2014 McConnell: EPA Overreach "A Dagger in the Heart of the American Middle Class'
May 30, 2014 McConnell to Introduce Legislation to Fight Back Against President Obama's Latest Attack on Kentucky Coal Jobs and the Commonwealth's Economy
May 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Agriculture Regulations
May 23, 2014 Senators Seek Answers on EPA Regs Affecting Agriculture, Rural Communities
May 22, 2014 McConnell's "Freedom to Fish" Provision Passes Senate
May 13, 2014 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 8, 2014 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 1, 2014 McConnell Stands with Kentucky Coal and Votes Against Obama's Mining Nominee
April 11, 2014 McConnell Supports Legislation to Defend Kentucky Coal Jobs from EPA Regulations
April 1, 2014 McConnell Urges Senate to Approve his Legislation to Stop the EPA's War on Coal
March 25, 2014 McConnell, Paul, Alexander, Rogers and Whitfield Praise Decision to Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels to 723 Feet
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 4, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Hudson, Division Commanding General US Army Corps of Engineers, and Daniel Ashe, Director US Fish and Wildlife Service - Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report
Jan. 16, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell Leads Kentucky Delegation in Filing Amicus Brief at Supreme Court to Support Kentucky Coal Jobs
Dec. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell Leads Kentucky Delegation in Filing Amicus Brief at U.S. Supreme Court to Support Kentucky Coal Jobs
Dec. 6, 2013 Senator McConnell Holds Pro-Coal Hearing in Coal Country
Oct. 29, 2013 McConnell Joins Coal Miners at Pro-Coal Rally in Nation's Capital
Oct. 11, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Calls For EPA Coal Hearing in Pikeville
Sept. 30, 2013 Senator McConnell Calls on EPA to Hold Hearing on Coal Regulations in Kentucky
Sept. 26, 2013 McConnell Continues Fight for Coal Jobs Today in the Nation's Capital
Sept. 20, 2013 McConnell Condemns EPA's Anti-Coal Regulatory Announcement
Sept. 19, 2013 War On Coal
Sept. 11, 2013 McConnell Comments Prior to Administration's Looming Regulatory Announcement
Aug. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - Week of August 12, 2013
Aug. 16, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - McConnell, Paul and Whitfield Request Meeting with U.S. Energy Secretary and Updated Plan for Economic Development and Expedited Cleanup at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
Aug. 12, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Clean-up and Redevelopment of Former AK Steel Coke Plant Site in Ashland Kentucky
July 12, 2013 Courier-Journal - President Barack Obama's Plan is a War on Coal, Kentucky Jobs
July 1, 2013 Blog: President's War on Coal is a War on Jobs
June 26, 2013 War on Coal
June 13, 2013 Kentuckian Nominated to Serve on Udall Foundation Board
May 6, 2013 Senator McConnell Introduces Coal Jobs Protection Act
April 30, 2013 Sens. Paul McConnell, and Alexander Respond to Army Corps Restrictions on Tailwaters Access
April 29, 2013 McConnell Announces Plan to Introduce Coal Jobs Protection Act
April 9, 2013 McConnell Meets with EPA Administrator Nominee
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Keystone XL Pipeline
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