Senator Thad Cochran's Public Statements


Full Name: Thad Cochran
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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4/11/14 Cochran: Biofuels Have Economic Potential for Mississippi, Southern States 4/11/14 SuperTalk Mississippi - Holding FEMA's FEET to the Fire: Flood Insurance Rates Still Haven't Dropped 4/10/14 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency - Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection 4/09/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act 4/09/14 Wicker, Cochran Weigh In Again on Pipeline Abandonment 4/09/14 Cochran: EPA Should Adhere to Farm Bill Restrictions on Regulating Forest Roads 4/04/14 Cochran: The Best Testimony Heard This Week 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Mississippi Counties to Share $5.3 Million for Hosting Federal Forests 4/04/14 Cochran: The Best Testimony Heard This Week 4/03/14 Navigation, Levees Should Remain an Emphasis in Era of Constrained Budgets, Cochran Says 4/02/14 Cochran Presses for Cost Analysis & Justification for Proposal Targeting Keesler's "Flying Jennies" 4/01/14 FEMA Approves Almost $1.6 Million to Repair Gulfport Piers & Jetties 3/31/14 Cochran Announces $497.0 Million Coast Guard Cutter Contract 3/28/14 Cochran Says Alleged Irregularities in FEMA Flood Map Process Are Troubling 3/27/14 Cochran Suggests Lower Mississippi River Valley for Regional Conservation Effort 3/27/14 Cochran & Wicker Cosponsor Bill to Force EPA to Consider Economic Impact of Clean Air Rules 3/25/14 The Hagstrom Report - EPA, Army Corps Release Waters Rule 3/25/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine 3/25/14 Cochran Wary of EPA Effort to Clarify Clean Water Regulations 3/22/14 The Commericial Appeal - DeSoto Wastewater Board to Pump Federal Funds into Fiscal 2014 Projects 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 3/13/14 Cochran Helps Push Bill to Keep Flood Insurance Rates Low Over the Finish Line 3/13/14 Cochran & Wicker Back Bill to Ensure President Upholds Constitutional Responsibility to Execute the Law 3/13/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Immediately Rescind Rule Giving Unions a Carveout from Obamacare 3/12/14 Cochran, Wicker: Obamacare Delays are Unfair to Individuals 3/12/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary, Department of Commerce - Trade Decision for US Catfish 3/12/14 Cochran & DHS Secretary Commit to Data Center Consolidation to Save Taxpayer Funding 3/11/14 Cochran Introduces Gun-Owner Registration Information Protection Act 3/10/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Asking Pentagon to Help Identify, Bring Home Remains of Sailors Killed at Pearl Harbor for Burial 3/07/14 Cochran Wants Answers From Nominee on Stanford Ponzi Scheme Relief 3/06/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secreaty of the Department of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims 3/06/14 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee - Hearing on Commodity Futures Trading Commission Nominations 3/06/14 Cochran: Army Corps Will Add $14.4 Million for Miss. Projects 3/05/14 Resolution Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Cooperative Extension Service, Expansion of Ag Research 3/04/14 Cochran Critical of Obama's FY2015 Budget 3/04/14 Cochran Praises House Progress on Flood Insurance Reform Measure 2/26/14 Cochran, Wicker Support Disaster Recovery Grant for Miss. Fisheries 2/26/14 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Taxpayers from Trust Fund Bailouts for Fannie, Freddie 2/25/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs 2/25/14 The Hill - Defense Hawks Claw Pentagon Budget 2/19/14 Cochran: Army Okays $22.8 Million Contract for Additional Mississippi-Build Helicopters 2/18/14 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner Internal Revenue Service - Abandon Pending Regulations Limiting Free Speech 2/13/14 Miss. Senators: OSHA to Honor Small Farm Regulatory Exemption 2/12/14 Cochran Votes to Restore Military Retirement Benefits 2/12/14 Cochran & Wicker: Suspend IRS Rule Targeting Conservative Groups 2/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline 2/11/14 Farm Bill Addresses Rural Water, Wastewater Needs 2/10/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Combat Child Sexual Assault In Guatemala