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July 16, 2015 Graves Introduces Legislation Charting a New Course for Management of Gulf Red Snapper Rep. Garret Graves Washington, DC
June 30, 2015 Vitter: Fish & Wildlife Directive Inadvertently Targets Small Businesses Sen. David Vitter Unknown
June 30, 2015 Letter to Daniel Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Ivory Trade Ban Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
June 14, 2015 Graves, Scott Defund Red Snapper Sector Separation Rep. Garret Graves Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act Rep. Garret Graves Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act Rep. Charles Boustany Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 Boustany Stands with Graves to Fix Red Snapper Management Rep. Charles Boustany Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northern Long-eared Bat Information Request Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Vitter Works to Get EPA Bird Repellant Decision to Help Rice Industry Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Hearing of the Federal Lands Subcommittee and the Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Examining the Spending Priorities and Missions of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the President's FY 2016 Budget Proposal Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Delay Listing Determination on Northern Long-Eared Bat Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Final Listing Determination on North Long-Eared Bat Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Vitter Urges Public Input in Protecting Public Access to Red Snapper Fishery Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Dec. 4, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Discard Controversial Red Snapper Proposal Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Vitter Urges Dept. of Commerce to Discard Controversial Red Snapper Proposal Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Hearing of the Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act of 2013 Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2013 Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 Vitter Passes Duck Stamp Bill to Assist Duck Habitat Conservation Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2014 Hearing of the Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Is the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge Being Properly Managed? Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2014 Obama Administration Designates 1.4 Million Acres of Land, Private Property for Gunnison Sage Grouse Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Oct. 23, 2014 Vitter: Are Special Interest Groups Influencing NMFS Administrator to Block Public Access to Gulf Fisheries? Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Oct. 22, 2014 Letter to Roy Crabtree, Regional Administrator at the National Marine Fisheries Service - Completing an Economic Analysis of Amendment 40 Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Oct. 22, 2014 Vitter: Public Access to Red Snapper Fishery Must Be Protected Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Oct. 8, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior, and Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Withdrawing Endangered Species Act Rules Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Aug. 27, 2014 Vitter Urges Gulf Council to Table Divisive Red Snapper Proposal Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Aug. 25, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Allowing Old Rig to Remain as Artificial Reef in Gulf of Mexico Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Vitter: Latest Lawsuit Highlights Need to Modernize Endangered Species Act Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Aug. 18, 2014 Vitter: Gulf Council Considers Red Snapper Allocation Pushed by NY Based Environmental Activist Group Sen. David Vitter Baton Rouge, LA
July 17, 2014 Vitter Introduces Duck Stamp Bill to Assist Duck Habitat Conservation Sen. David Vitter Unknown
July 8, 2014 Vitter Amendments to Grant States Control Over Red Snapper Fisheries Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
July 7, 2014 Vitter Provisions Included in Senate Sportsmen's Act Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
June 27, 2014 Vitter: Red Snapper Decision Delay Shows Gulf Council May be Trying to Pick Winners, Losers Sen. David Vitter Unknown
June 24, 2014 Vitter Amendments to Sportsmen's Act Provide More Transparency, Local Control to Protect Sportsmen Sen. David Vitter Unknown
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - The Fish and Wildlife Service's "Virtual Ban" on the Commercial Sale of Elephant Ivory Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
June 23, 2014 Vitter, Thune, Boozman, Rubio: Put Brakes on Critical Habitat Rules Sen. David Vitter Unknown
June 19, 2014 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, and Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Regarding Extending the Comment Period on Critical Habitat Designations Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
May 23, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
May 19, 2014 Vitter: EPA's Cooling Water Rule Newest Attack on Base Load Power Sen. David Vitter Unknown
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 Vitter: Effort to Update Decades-Old Fishery Levels Progresses Sen. David Vitter Unknown
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 69, H.R. 2646, and H.R. ___ Rep. John Fleming Unknown
March 27, 2014 Cassidy Comments on Senate Energy Committee Approval of Rhea Suh Sen. William Cassidy Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chair, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Reject Rhea Suh Rep. Stephen Scalise Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chair, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Reject Rhea Suh Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Cassidy, Boustany, Scalise, Fleming, McAllister Urge Landrieu To Reject Rhea Suh Sen. William Cassidy Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chair, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Reject Rhea Suh Rep. Charles Boustany Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chair, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Reject Rhea Suh Sen. William Cassidy Washington, DC
March 11, 2014 Letter to Members of the Louisiana Congressional Delegation - Nominee Rhea Suh Sen. David Vitter Unknown
March 6, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Dan Ashe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service - Endangered Species Law Must Be Considered For Proposed NSPS for Power Plants Sen. David Vitter Unknown
March 5, 2014 Witnesses Agree on the Importance of a Robust National Fish Hatchery System Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - National Fish Hatchery System: Strategic Hatchery and Workforce Planning Report Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Vitter Responds to La. House Delegation Opposition to Interior Nominee Suh Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Feb. 6, 2014 Vitter: One Step Closer to Updating Decades-Old Allocation Levels for Gulf Coast Fishermen Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013 Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Dec. 28, 2013 Abuse of Endangered Species Act threatens American's Private Property Rights Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Dec. 6, 2013 Interior Department Releases Rule to Allow Wind Farms To Kill Eagles for 30 Years Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Nov. 25, 2013 Department of Justice Responds to Senators' Letter from January Requesting Clarification of Department Policy for Selectively Enforcing the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Foreign Catfish Inspection Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill Sen. David Vitter Hartford, CT
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - NOAA Leadership Needs to Implement Overdue Fisheries Policies in Gulf of Mexico Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2013 Vitter: Another Layer of Secrecy Added to Fish & Wildlife Services' Endangered Species Listin Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA & Doug Gregory, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council - Lionfish Spread Threatens Fish Populations Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2013 Boustany Continues Fight for Gulf Shrimpers Rep. Charles Boustany Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Lacey's Act Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2013 Witnesses: Current Law Should Be Followed For Lacey Act Listings Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2013 Boustany Supports Gulf Coast States' Ability to Manage Gulf Red Snapper Rep. Charles Boustany Washington, DC
Sept. 6, 2013 Vitter: Louisiana Takes Bold Step to Put State in Control of Red Snapper Management Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Aug. 26, 2013 Vitter Says Final Endangered Species Rule Devoid of True Economic Analysis Sen. David Vitter Unknown
July 22, 2013 Letter to Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy Stoner, Environmental Protection Agency - Water Facility Regulations Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
June 26, 2013 Letter to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Daniel Ashe - Third Time's the Charm: EPW Republicans Press Fish & Wildlife For Answers on Sue-and-Settle Agreements Sen. David Vitter Unknown
June 20, 2013 Hearing of the House Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Subcommittee of the Natural Resources Committee - Why Does the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Want to Expand the Boundaries of the Chickasaw and Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuges in Tennessee and at What Cost? Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
June 14, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Sullivan, Acting NOAA Administrator - National Marine Fisheries Service Corals Proposal Sen. David Vitter Unknown
June 13, 2013 Hearing of the House Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Subcommittee of the Natural Resources Committee - H.R. 553, H.R.1308, H.R.1399, H.R.1425, H.R.1491, and H.R. 2219 Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
May 16, 2013 Hearing of the Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - The 2008 Lacey Act Amendments Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
May 2, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank - Urge Dept. of Commerce to Address Red Snapper Fishery Before Relationships Further Decline Sen. David Vitter Unknown
May 2, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank - Urge Dept. of Commerce to Address Red Snapper Fishery Before Relationships Further Decline Sen. William Cassidy Unknown
April 23, 2013 Boustany Supports Louisiana Anglers Rep. Charles Boustany Washington, DC
April 16, 2013 Vitter Introduces North American Wetlands Conservation Act Sen. David Vitter Unknown
April 15, 2013 Louisiana Sportsman - Federal Bill Would Mandate State Management of Red Snapper Sen. William Cassidy Unknown
April 15, 2013 Louisiana Sportsman - Federal Bill Would Mandate State Management of Red Snapper Sen. David Vitter Unknown
April 11, 2013 Vitter Furious that Obama's Budget Has Zero Money for West Shore Levee Protection Program Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
April 9, 2013 Vitter Bill Will Extend State's Offshore Jurisdiction, Including Fisheries Management Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
April 9, 2013 Cassidy Pushes For Washington To Stop Interfering With Louisiana Fisheries Sen. William Cassidy Washington, DC
April 8, 2013 Boustany Supports Rights of Local Anglers Rep. Charles Boustany Washington, DC
March 20, 2013 Boustany Reacts to EPA Waiver for Rice Growers Rep. Charles Boustany Washington, DC
March 17, 2013 Livingston Parish News - FEMA Debris Goofs Sen. William Cassidy Washington, DC
March 14, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Releasing Livestock Producers' Information Sen. William Cassidy Washington, DC
March 7, 2013 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Fishery Stock Assessments Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2013 Letter to Director of US Fish and Wildlife Service Daniel Ashe - Sue and Settle Practices Sen. David Vitter Unknown
Feb. 27, 2013 Vitter, Durbin Introduce Bill to Regulate Online Puppy Sales Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2013 Introduction of the National Wildlife Refuge Review Act Rep. John Fleming Unknown
Feb. 8, 2013 Fleming Bill Would Prevent Federal Prohibition on Deer Hunting in Kisatchie Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2013 Vitter Applauds Group Suing Administration for Creating "Critical Habitat" for Frogs in St. Tammany Parish Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco - Endangered Species Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2013 Evenhanded Law Enforcement Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2012 Hearing of the Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Legislative Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - H.R. 511 Rep. John Fleming Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2012 Vitter Secures Senate Passage of Bipartisan Billfish Conservation Act Sen. David Vitter Washington, DC
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