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Orrin Hatch's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Orrin G. Hatch
Office: U.S. Senate (UT) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/1976
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elaine; 6 Children: Brent, Marcia, Kimberly, Scott, Alyssa, Jess
Birth Date: 03/22/1934
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Salt Lake City, UT
Religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense and Veterans
July 15, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Wage Hike at Fast Food Restaurants on Military Bases May Lead to Restaurant Closings
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
Dec. 20, 2013 Hatch Praises Passage of Defense Bill that Includes Utah Provisions
Dec. 3, 2013 Hatch, Bishop, Lee Applaud Air Force Announcement on F-35
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Hagel - No Environmental Study
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Senate ICBM Coalition, Missile Supporters to Hagel: No Environmental Study
Sept. 10, 2013 Hatch on President's Address on Syria
June 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State of U.S. Department of State - Nuclear Arsenal Reduction
June 19, 2013 Missile State Senators: Nuclear Deterrent Critical to Nation's Defense
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 26, 2013 Hatch Statement on His Opposition to Chuck Hagel to Serve As Secretary of Defense
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel - Position on the Future of the our ICBM Force as a Nuclear Deterrent
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
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 12, 2012 Hatch Statement on the Attack on Americans in Libya
Aug. 2, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 10, 2012 Hatch, Bishop Meet with Utah National Guard Commander and Top U.S. Air Force Official
March 30, 2012 Tour with Air Force Secretary Highlights Hill's Importance to U.S.
March 21, 2012 Hatch, Bishop Meet with Senior Defense Officials
Feb. 6, 2012 Hatch: Runaway Government Spending Putting Our Nation's Defense at Risk
Feb. 1, 2012 Hatch Calls Air Force Secretary to Discuss Defense Secretary's Call for Cuts to Defense Department
Jan. 26, 2012 Hatch on Defense Secretary Panetta's Announcement for Further Defense Reductions
Nov. 30, 2011 Hatch Amendment To Defense Bill Passes
Aug. 2, 2011 Senators Gillibrand And Hatch Introduce Aggressive Measure To Strengthen Global Cybersecurity And Protect America
Aug. 2, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 21, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta
July 20, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - S.598, The Respect for Marriage Act: Assessing the Impact of DOMA on American Families
July 12, 2011 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
July 7, 2011 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States
June 22, 2011 Hatch Statement on President's Speech on Afghanistan
May 17, 2011 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of the United States
May 1, 2011 Hatch Statement on the Death of Osama bin Laden
Feb. 24, 2011 Statement from Senators Kent Conrad and Orrin Hatch on Defense Department's Announcement on Tanker Contract
Feb. 23, 2011 Hatch: President Wrong to Refuse Defense of The Defense of Marriage Act
Jan. 6, 2011 Hatch Helps Break Ground for New Cybersecurity Data Center
Dec. 19, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act
Dec. 15, 2010 Hatch on Senate Consideration of Start Treaty
Dec. 9, 2010 Hatch Opposes Senate Consideration of Defense Bill
Dec. 2, 2010 Letter to Minority Leader McConnell - New STRAT Treaty
Aug. 31, 2010 Op-Ed - Thanks to U.S. Soldiers for Securing Iraq
July 29, 2010 Hatch, Bennett, Bishop: Hill Air Force Base Named 'Preferred' Site For F-35A Lightning II
July 21, 2010 Nominee for Top Spy Chief Praises Bond - Hatch Cyber Security Bill
June 30, 2010 Hatch Praises Senate Confirmation Of General Petraeus To Lead Afghan War Effort
June 24, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
June 24, 2010 Hatch, Bond Introduce Cybersecurity Bill
May 4, 2010 Hatch Urges Nuclear And Radiation Board To Update RECA Findings
April 22, 2010 Hatch Predicts Dire Consequences If President Scraps Constellation, Ares Programs
March 23, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
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