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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: James 'Jim' E. Risch
Office: U.S. Senate (ID) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vicki; 3 Children: James, Jason, Jordan
Birth Date: 05/03/1943
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
Home City: Boise, ID
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions
March 4, 2014 Letter to Daniel Ahe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service - Energy Policy's Impact on Fish Hatcheries
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco - Endangered Species
Nov. 27, 2012 Idaho Delegation Statements on Final Critical Habitat Designation for the Southern Selkirk Mountains Population of Woodland Caribou
June 19, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, and the Honorable Daniel Ashe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service
May 4, 2011 Idaho Delegation Praises Department of Interior's move to Delist Wolves
May 4, 2011 Delegation Praises Department of Interior's Move to Delist Wolves
March 18, 2011 Statement on Wolf Delisting Agreement
March 18, 2011 Statement on Wolf Delisting Agreement
Jan. 19, 2011 Idaho State Journal - Time for State to Resume Wolf Management
Dec. 21, 2010 Senators Seek Action on Wolf Legislation
Oct. 7, 2010 Idaho Senators Pleased Feds are Joining Wolf Lawsuit
Sept. 22, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 22, 2010 Idaho Senators Introduce Wolf Bill
Sept. 21, 2010 Delegation Wants to Dig Into Science Behind Earthworm Debate
Aug. 24, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar Secretary United States Department of the Interior
Aug. 6, 2010 Idaho Delegation Disappointed with Wolf Decision
July 30, 2010 Senators Seek Additional Work on Sheep Issues
May 5, 2010 Op-Ed - Bipartisan Effort Needed on Bark Beetle
March 5, 2010 Idaho Senators Comment on Sage Grouse Announcement
Nov. 17, 2009 Idaho Delegation Supports Governor's Lawsuit
Sept. 15, 2009 Statement on Obama Administration's Salmon Filing
Sept. 9, 2009 Statement on the Decision to Allow Idaho's Wolf Hunt to Continue
June 29, 2009 Risch, Crapo Announce $1 Million for Ranchers
May 8, 2009 Letter to Director Orszag, Secretary Locke and Administrator Lubchenco
Feb. 2, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States
Jan. 8, 2009 Risch Casts First Floor Vote in U. S. Senate
Oct. 26, 2006 State and Federal Agencies Agree on Forestry Program to Protect Habitat
Oct. 17, 2006 Press Release - Governor Risch Pushes Feds on Wolf Issue
Oct. 13, 2006 Press Release - Idaho Asks to Join Sage-Grouse Lawsuit
Sept. 7, 2006 Governor Risch Authorizes Immediate Harvesting of Escaped Elk
Sept. 3, 2006 Governor Risch Orders State Repsonse to West NileVirus
July 24, 2006 Idaho Governor Meets with U. S. Fish and Wildlife Director
April 24, 2006 Risch Attends Historic Salmon Gathering for Governors, Tribes
Issue Position: Issues
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