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Thad Cochran's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Runoff June 24, 2014
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
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 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
May 23, 2014 Senators Seek Answers on EPA Regs Affecting Agriculture, Rural Communities
May 1, 2014 Miss. Senators Cosponsor Bill to Authorize Keystone XL Pipeline
April 9, 2014 Wicker, Cochran Weigh In Again on Pipeline Abandonment
Dec. 17, 2013 Biomass Magazine - Sen. Cochran hopeful Farm Bill agreement can be reached soon
July 24, 2013 Cochran Backs Bill to Stop Obama Energy Regulation Threat
March 7, 2013 Cochran Backs Bill to Expedite Natural Gas Exports to Allies
June 15, 2012 Cochran Cosponsors Domestic Fuels Act
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
March 15, 2012 Cochran: Curbing High Gas Prices Must be Priority
Feb. 15, 2012 Cochran: New Farm Bill Must Continue to Promote Jobs, Combat Poverty in Rural Areas
Feb. 15, 2012 Wicker, Cochran, Nunnelee Press EPA Officials to Reverse Harmful DeSoto County Decision
Jan. 25, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 1, 2011 Wicker & Cochran Support Measure to Increase Available Oil Supply
Sept. 8, 2011 Cochran and Wicker Applaud President's Decision to Withdraw Costly EPA Ozone Regulation
July 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
May 17, 2011 Cochran Statement on Bill to Drill U.S. Energy Producers
May 10, 2011 Cochran Cosponsors Legislation to Merge DOE & EPA into Single Federal Agency
March 9, 2011 Cochran & Wicker Cosponsor Bill to Extend Life of Gulf of Mexico Offshore Energy Leases
Feb. 17, 2011 Cochran, Wicker Sponsor Resolution Seeking Streamlined Offshore Energy Permit Process
Dec. 1, 2010 Cochran Statement on Policy Reversal for Offshore Energy Production
July 29, 2010 Cochran Cosponsors Alternative to Democratic Energy Bill
July 23, 2010 Wicker & Cochran Say Mississippi & Coastal States Deserve Fair Shore of Oil Revenue
June 23, 2010 Cochran Recommends Tailored Interior Dept. Response to Offshore Safety Needs After Drilling Moratorium Overturned
May 21, 2010 Letter to Secretary Salazar
May 20, 2010 Cochran: Mississippi State Receives DOE Nuclear R&D Contract
Feb. 4, 2010 Cochran Advocates "No Cost Stimulus Act" in Jobs Debate
Feb. 4, 2010 Letter to President Obama - No Cost Stimulus
Oct. 22, 2009 Cochran & Wicker Encourage Interior Sec. Salazar To Continue Progress On Offshore Energy Plan
June 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Energy And Water Development Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - Proposed Fy 2010 Budget Estimates For The United States Army Corps Of Engineers And The Bureau Of Reclamation
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 Appropriations For The U.S. Department Of Agriculture
May 19, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Funding and Oversight of the Department of Energy
Sept. 19, 2008 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, Re: Protect American Energy Freedom Day
Sept. 10, 2008 Letter to Senate "Gang of 10", Re: Drop Proposed Severance Tax
Aug. 12, 2008 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader and the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
July 23, 2008 Stop Excessive Energy Speculation Act of 2008--Motion to Proceed
July 22, 2008 Letter to Hon. Senator Robert C. Byrd, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate
July 17, 2008 Daily Journal - Energy Policy Work
July 17, 2008 Cochran Believes that the Senate Should Act Now on Comprehensive Energy Legislation
June 12, 2008 Addressing High Gas Prices
June 10, 2008 Consumer First Energy Act of 2008--Motion to Proceed--Continued
June 4, 2008 Climate Security Act
May 15, 2008 Food, Conservation, And Energy Act of 2008--Conference Report
June 20, 2007 Creating Long-Term Energy Alternatives For The Nation Act Of 2007--Continued
May 21, 2007 Cochran Move To Increase The Strategic Petroleum Reserve
May 21, 2007 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
July 26, 2006 Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
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