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Thad Cochran's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM
June 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns
June 11, 2014 Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the May 31, 2014, Transfer of Five Detainees From the Detention Facility At United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
May 27, 2014 Cochran: Forest Restoration Funds Built into FY2015 Ag Bll
May 16, 2014 FEMA Offers $6.7 Million for Wind Retrofit Work on Coastal Mississippi Homes
May 8, 2014 New Orleans Times-Picayune - FEMA Tells Congress It has Returned to Old Flood Insurance Rate Tables to Reflect New Law
May 7, 2014 Picayune Item - County's FEMA Loan Forgiven
May 7, 2014 Cochran Gains Assurances of USDA Disaster Assistance for Mississippi Ag Losses
May 1, 2014 Miss. Delegation Pledges to Aid Disaster Recovery
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the US - Mississippi Delegation Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Aftermath of Devastating Storms
April 29, 2014 Cochran: Miss. Tornado Recovery will "Begin Immediately and in Earnest"
April 10, 2014 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency - Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
April 3, 2014 Navigation, Levees Should Remain an Emphasis in Era of Constrained Budgets, Cochran Says
March 31, 2014 Cochran Announces $497.0 Million Coast Guard Cutter Contract
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 12, 2014 Cochran & DHS Secretary Commit to Data Center Consolidation to Save Taxpayer Funding
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Jan. 7, 2014 Sun-Herald - Senate vote could delay South Mississippi flood-insurance hikes
Nov. 19, 2013 Cochran: Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Could Undermine Positive Reforms
Nov. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Oct. 30, 2013 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Oct. 29, 2013 Cochran Plays Key Role in Bipartisan Bill to Delay Flood Insurance Hikes
Oct. 25, 2013 Landrieu, Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce Flood Insurance Reform Bill
Sept. 11, 2013 Cochran Statement on Observance of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
July 17, 2013 Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - OUR OPINION: Cochran Seeks Relief in Flood Plain Charges
July 17, 2013 Cochran: Budget Constraints Make Missile Defense Decisions Challenging
July 16, 2013 Senate Panel Acts to Delay Flood Insurance Premium Hike
June 6, 2013 Vitter-Cochran Bill Introduced to Protect Against Dramatic Flood Insurance Increases
Feb. 26, 2013 Syria - Nomination of Senator Hagel for Secretary of Defense
Jan. 28, 2013 Landrieu Praises Passage of Disaster Relief Funding, Critical Reforms
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Dec. 7, 2012 Cochran Statement on Hurricane Sandy Disaster Funding Request
Sept. 11, 2012 Cochran Statement on Observance of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
July 18, 2012 Cochran: Drought Situation Deserves Careful Monitoring
June 20, 2012 Agreement on Levees Helps Clear Path for Passage of Long-Term Flood Insurance Reauthorization
April 24, 2012 Cochran, Wicker Encourage Severe Weather Preparedness
March 13, 2012 Cochran: FEMA-Americorps, Partnership Designed to Benefit Disaster Victims, Young Volunteers
Feb. 8, 2012 Pryor, Landrieu and Cochran Announce FEMA Recoupment Plan
Dec. 15, 2011 Durbin, Kirk, Senators Welcome FEMA Proposal to Move Toward a More Realistic Analysis of Flood Risk
Oct. 13, 2011 Cochran: "International Underestimating Syndrome" Skews Views on Disaster Funding Needs
Oct. 7, 2011 Cochran and Wicker Announce $13.2 Million From FEMA for Hazard Mitigation Work on Miss. Gulf Coast
Sept. 23, 2011 Landrieu & Cochran Introduce Stafford Act Reform Legislation
Sept. 15, 2011 Cochran: Disaster Relief Funding Forthcoming, Disappointed in Political Gamesmanship on Issue
Sept. 9, 2011 Cochran Commends Mississippi Activities to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
May 26, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Critical Minerals Supply Chain
May 9, 2011 Cochran Assessing Mississippi Delta Flood Threat, Looks Toward Recovery Needs
May 2, 2011 Cochran Statement on Demise of Osama Bin Laden
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