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Thad Cochran's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

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
Primary Runoff June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
Aug. 1, 2014 Miss. Senators Welcome Formal OSHA Exemption for Small Farm Operations
July 24, 2014 Cochran Advocates Withdrawal of New EPA Carbon Emission Rules
July 9, 2014 Gannett News Service - Obama's EPA Chief Calls Farm Bureau Worries Hogwash
July 1, 2014 Lee's Summit Tribune - Missourians Deserve Affordable Energy
June 9, 2014 Senators Still Want Answers on EPA Regs, Await McCarthy Response To Invitation
June 9, 2014 Senators Still Want Answers on EPA Regs, Await McCarthy Response to Invitation
June 4, 2014 Cochran, Wicker Call on President to Revoke New EPA Rules
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Dec. 19, 2013 NEMS Daily Journal - State delegation pitches for Cooper Tire
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Trade Representative Michael Froman - Protect Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. from Chinese Factory Actions
Nov. 22, 2013 Employee Rights Act Cosponsored by Cochran and Wicker: Legislation Gives Workers More Say and Protection From Overbearing Union Tactics
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Review Delphi Salaried Pensions
July 10, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate
June 21, 2013 Cochran: Agriculture Research & Veterans' Care Funded in First FY2014 Bills
June 14, 2013 Cochran & Wicker Praise Decision to Extend Anti-Dumping Penalties on Rebar Imports
May 29, 2013 Conchran Hopeful Ongoing Inquiry Will Aid Gulf Coast Shrimp Industry
April 25, 2013 Letter to Irving Williamson, Chairman of the US International Trade Commission - Urging Continuation Of Trade Penalties on Imported Rebar to Protect U.S. Jobs
March 7, 2013 Letter to the Public - Input for CFTC Reauthorization
March 4, 2013 The Small Business Disaster Recovery Act
March 1, 2013 Landrieu, Cochran Introduce Bill to Improve Federal Disaster Programs for Small Businesses
Sept. 19, 2012 Cochran Wants to Revisit Veterans Jobs Legislation
Aug. 2, 2012 Cochran Supports SEC Appeal of Ruling to Deny Compensation for Stanford Fraud Victims
May 8, 2012 Wicker and Cochran Push Student Loan Rate Extension Without Tax Hikes on Small Businesses
April 2, 2012 Letter to Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative
March 22, 2012 Cochran, Wicker Support "JOBS Bill" Passage in Senate
March 15, 2012 Letter to Louis Freeh, Trustee of MF Global Holding Ltd.
Sept. 9, 2011 Cochran & Wicker Vote for Patent Reform Bill
March 30, 2011 Cochran & Wicker Cosponsor Disaster Relief Bill for Gulf Coast Small Businesses
March 3, 2011 Johnson Introduces Resolution Recognizing 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives
Nov. 30, 2010 Cochran Remains Hopeful Senate Will Repeal IRS Mandate on Small Businesses
July 14, 2010 Landrieu, Gulf Coast Senators Introduce Resolution Urging BP to Use Local Products and Services in Oil Spill Activities
July 2, 2010 Bipartisan Group of Senators Propose Plan for Post-Oil Spill Recovery Along Gulf Coast
June 7, 2010 Cochran & Shaheen Introduce On-The-Job Training Bill
April 16, 2010 Letter To Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
March 15, 2010 Cochran Supports Bill to Aid Small Businesses in Mississippi
March 4, 2010 Cochran Seeks New Info on White House Manufacturing Plan
Feb. 2, 2010 Letter to Fred P. Hochberg, President and Chairman of the Board, Export Import Bank of the United States
Nov. 16, 2009 Mississippi Senators Seek Crackdown on Drywall Scams
July 23, 2009 Cochran Cosponsors Small Business Jump Start Act
March 4, 2008 The Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Act--Continued
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Economic Development
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