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James Risch's Public Statements

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
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Television Reception Across Rural America
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf
Nov. 12, 2013 Crapo, Risch and 21 Other Northwestern Lawmakers: The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Nov. 8, 2013 Risch Statement on Deal with Iran
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Call On Sebelius To Resign
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission - Keep Robust Rural Broadband Infrastructure Improvements
Oct. 31, 2013 Crapo, Risch: If You Like Your Current Health Plan, You Should Be Able To Keep It
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to the Farm Bill Conference Committee - Pea, Lentil, Bean Focus in New Farm Bill
Oct. 31, 2013 Risch Applauds the Georgian People on Another Round of Free and Fair Elections
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers - Explain Rise in Unwarranted Stops and Searches of U.S. General Aviation Aircraft
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Restore Sequestered Sportsmen Trust Funds
Oct. 16, 2013 Crapo, Risch Oppose Debt Ceiling and Government Funding Deal
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Oct. 9, 2013 Risch Meets With President of the Basque Government
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 30, 2013 Additional Statements
Sept. 27, 2013 Crapo And Risch Vote Against Obamacare--Again
Sept. 26, 2013 Risch Praises Passage of Helium Stewardship Act
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 24, 2013 Senator Risch Comments on Iranian President Rouhani?s Speech
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Dept of Health and Human Services - Electronic Health Records
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran
Sept. 24, 2013 Senator Risch Comments on Iranian President Rouhani's Speech
Sept. 19, 2013 Crapo, Risch Support Helium Stewardship Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Crapo, Risch Co-Sponsor Measure To Protect Idahoans Private Information
Sept. 3, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Syria
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 15, 2013 Wyden, Crapo, Risch Honor Firefighters; Call for Increased Commitment, Collaboration on Fire Policy
Aug. 6, 2013 Enzi, Barrasso Defend Legislative Prayer
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
Aug. 2, 2013 Barrasso-Risch Hydropower, Rural Jobs Bill Passes Senate
Aug. 2, 2013 Idaho Senators Join Bill to Make Judgment Fund More Accountable
Aug. 1, 2013 Risch, Shaheen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Reform Government Classification Systems
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
July 25, 2013 Crapo, Risch Support Student Loan Bill
July 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Leader Harry Reid, Senate - Defunding Obamacare
July 10, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate
July 10, 2013 Risch, Crapo Push for Shelving All Obamacare Provisions
July 10, 2013 Crapo, Risch Push For Shelving All Obamacare Provisions
July 9, 2013 Letter to Secretary Moniz - Liquefied Natural Gas
June 28, 2013 Letter to Director Burwell, Secretary Vilsack, and Secretary Jewell - Budget Framework
June 28, 2013 Udall, Risch Introduce Bipartisan Proposal to Reduce Federal Energy Consumption, Save Taxpayers Money
June 27, 2013 Crapo, Risch Oppose Closing Debate on Immigration Reform Bill
June 27, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts
June 21, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State of U.S. Department of State - Nuclear Arsenal Reduction
June 20, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
June 20, 2013 Idaho Delegation Responds to Bergdahl News
June 20, 2013 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Spending Bill
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