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Thad Cochran's Public Statements

Full Name: Thad Cochran
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/1978
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rose; 2 Children: Clayton, Katherine
Birth Date: 12/07/1937
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Jackson, MS
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 11, 2014 Cochran: Biofuels Have Economic Potential for Mississippi, Southern States
April 11, 2014 SuperTalk Mississippi - Holding FEMA's FEET to the Fire: Flood Insurance Rates Still Haven't Dropped
April 10, 2014 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency - Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 9, 2014 Wicker, Cochran Weigh In Again on Pipeline Abandonment
April 9, 2014 Cochran: EPA Should Adhere to Farm Bill Restrictions on Regulating Forest Roads
April 4, 2014 Cochran: The Best Testimony Heard This Week
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services, and Education - 15 Senators Seek to Block Education Department From Using Funds to Promote Common Core
April 4, 2014 Mississippi Counties to Share $5.3 Million for Hosting Federal Forests
April 4, 2014 Cochran: The Best Testimony Heard This Week
April 3, 2014 Navigation, Levees Should Remain an Emphasis in Era of Constrained Budgets, Cochran Says
April 2, 2014 Cochran Presses for Cost Analysis & Justification for Proposal Targeting Keesler's "Flying Jennies"
April 1, 2014 FEMA Approves Almost $1.6 Million to Repair Gulfport Piers & Jetties
March 31, 2014 Cochran Announces $497.0 Million Coast Guard Cutter Contract
March 28, 2014 Cochran Says Alleged Irregularities in FEMA Flood Map Process Are Troubling
March 27, 2014 Cochran Suggests Lower Mississippi River Valley for Regional Conservation Effort
March 27, 2014 Cochran & Wicker Cosponsor Bill to Force EPA to Consider Economic Impact of Clean Air Rules
March 25, 2014 The Hagstrom Report - EPA, Army Corps Release Waters Rule
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 25, 2014 Cochran Wary of EPA Effort to Clarify Clean Water Regulations
March 22, 2014 The Commericial Appeal - DeSoto Wastewater Board to Pump Federal Funds into Fiscal 2014 Projects
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 13, 2014 Cochran Helps Push Bill to Keep Flood Insurance Rates Low Over the Finish Line
March 13, 2014 Cochran & Wicker Back Bill to Ensure President Upholds Constitutional Responsibility to Execute the Law
March 13, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Immediately Rescind Rule Giving Unions a Carveout from Obamacare
March 12, 2014 Cochran, Wicker: Obamacare Delays are Unfair to Individuals
March 12, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary, Department of Commerce - Trade Decision for US Catfish
March 12, 2014 Cochran & DHS Secretary Commit to Data Center Consolidation to Save Taxpayer Funding
March 11, 2014 Cochran Introduces Gun-Owner Registration Information Protection Act
March 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Asking Pentagon to Help Identify, Bring Home Remains of Sailors Killed at Pearl Harbor for Burial
March 7, 2014 Cochran Wants Answers From Nominee on Stanford Ponzi Scheme Relief
March 6, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secreaty of the Department of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims
March 6, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee - Hearing on Commodity Futures Trading Commission Nominations
March 6, 2014 Cochran: Army Corps Will Add $14.4 Million for Miss. Projects
March 5, 2014 Resolution Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Cooperative Extension Service, Expansion of Ag Research
March 4, 2014 Cochran Critical of Obama's FY2015 Budget
March 4, 2014 Cochran Praises House Progress on Flood Insurance Reform Measure
Feb. 26, 2014 Cochran, Wicker Support Disaster Recovery Grant for Miss. Fisheries
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. 25, 2014 The Hill - Defense Hawks Claw Pentagon Budget
Feb. 19, 2014 Cochran: Army Okays $22.8 Million Contract for Additional Mississippi-Build Helicopters
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner Internal Revenue Service - Abandon Pending Regulations Limiting Free Speech
Feb. 13, 2014 Miss. Senators: OSHA to Honor Small Farm Regulatory Exemption
Feb. 12, 2014 Cochran Votes to Restore Military Retirement Benefits
Feb. 12, 2014 Cochran & Wicker: Suspend IRS Rule Targeting Conservative Groups
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 11, 2014 Farm Bill Addresses Rural Water, Wastewater Needs
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Combat Child Sexual Assault In Guatemala
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