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Vern Buchanan's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Vern Buchanan
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandy; 2 Children: Matt, James
Birth Date: 05/08/1951
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Longboat Key, FL
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Climate Change
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Red Tide
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Transfer Authority of the Ten Mile Creek Preserve
March 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Pass Flood Insurance Relief
March 4, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Consider Flood Insurance Reform
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi - Flood Insurance Hikes
Feb. 17, 2012 Buchanan Supports Gulf Coast Recovery
April 4, 2011 Buchanan Rips Bonuses at Deepwater Horizon
Sept. 29, 2010 Buchanan Says Oil Spill Review Was Flawed
Aug. 6, 2010 Buchanan Applauds Agreement to Dredge Wares Creek
June 28, 2010 Oil Spill Recovery Chief Pledges to Work with Buchanan to Restore the Gulf
June 9, 2010 Buchanan Criticizes Top Federal Official Over Oil Spill
May 27, 2010 Buchanan Bill Proposes Iron-clad Freeze On Drilling Permits
May 25, 2010 New Drilling Moratorium
May 5, 2010 Gulf Oil Spill
May 4, 2010 Buchanan Asks Obama To Reconsider Expanded Drilling In The Gulf
June 26, 2009 Buchanan Opposes Higher Energy Costs
May 19, 2009 Buchanan Praises FDEP and ACOE for Agreement on Dredging Wares Creek
April 29, 2009 Hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Recovery Act: 10-Week Progress Report for Transportation and Infrastructure Programs
Oct. 27, 2008 Bradenton Herald: District 13 Candidates Clash at Final Forum
Oct. 16, 2008 Bradenton Herald: District 13 Candidates Clash During TV Debate
May 19, 2008 Tells President Don't Weaken Clean Air Act
April 13, 2008 Buchanan Announces $1.73 Million for Anna Maria Beach Renourishment
Dec. 18, 2007 Buchanan Helps Pass Responsible Energy Bill - Bill Increases Efficiency Standards, Encourages Alternative Fuels, and Reduces Harmful Emissions Bill Increases Efficiency Standards, Encourages Alternative Fuels, and Reduces Harmful Emissions
Aug. 15, 2007 Lessons Learned from Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne and Others
Aug. 2, 2007 Buchanan Wins Federal Support for Regional Water Management and Environmental Restoration Projects
July 25, 2007 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Feb. 15, 2007 Buchanan Fights for Increased Red Tide Research
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Environment
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Local Issues
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