David Vitter's Public Statements

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7/11/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Rural Communication Networks 4/19/16 Vitter Pushes Safety Standard Reform After Reports of Unsafe Imported Shrimp 12/14/15 LSU Ag Receives $479,880 Grant for Gulf Coast Beef Production 11/06/15 Vitter Confirms Nearly $25M for Rural Infrastructure Development 11/05/15 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Poultry Producers 9/24/15 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Press Chinese President on U.S. Agricultural Biotech Approval Delays 9/23/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Press Chinese on U.S. Agricultural Biotech Approval Delays 8/20/15 Vitter Announces $500k in Grants for La. Department of Health 5/08/15 ICYMI: Time to Increase Seafood Safety Standards 5/06/15 Hearing of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee - Impact of Federal Labor and Safety Laws on the U.S. Seafood Industry 4/24/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption 3/11/15 Vitter Applauds Movement Within Gulf States to Control Red Snapper Fishery 3/10/15 Letter to Todd Jones, Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - Limiting Sporting Ammo 3/10/15 Udall, Vitter Introduce Landmark Legislation to Protect Our Families from Toxic Chemicals 2/25/15 Letter to Audrey Rowe, Administrator of Food and Nutrition Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Investigation into SNAP and the Lifeline Program 2/25/15 Vitter: Oversight Failure Sanctions Widespread, Deliberate Fraud in Free Government Cell Phone Program 1/22/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Promote U.S. Rice with Iraq 1/16/15 Vitter Celebrates Family-Owned Wholesaler Renowned for Fresh Products, Quality Service 1/01/15 Issue Position: Agriculture 1/01/15 Issue Position: Seafood 10/24/14 Vitter: Crawfish Processors Will Be Compensated $19 Million 10/06/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Tom Udall, Chairman, and Mike Johanns, Vice Chairman, of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee - Keep COOL 9/25/14 Letter to Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the Army Corp of Engineers - Fix Mitigation Problem for Agriculture 9/24/14 Letter to Theodore Osius, Department of State Bureau of Legislative Affairs - Seafood Industries Against Unfair Trade Practices 9/22/14 Vitter: EPA's Incomplete Pesticides Analysis Killing American Jobs & Farms 9/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Increasingly Negative Agricultural and Economic Impacts Resulting from Agency's Analysis for Certain Pesticides 9/22/14 Letter to Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the Army Corps of Engineers - Modified Charleston Method Reform Recommendations 7/09/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Proposed Prescription Drug Regulations 6/21/14 Houma Today - Protecting Red Snapper Fishing 4/10/14 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions 4/10/14 Vitter: Effort to Update Decades-Old Fishery Levels Progresses 3/28/14 Vitter: Sugar Industry's Complaint of Foul Play by Mexico's Sugar Producers Needs Federal Attention 3/17/14 Letter to Dr. Francesca Grifo, Science Integrity Official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Secret Science in Air Regulations 1/29/14 Vitter's Food Stamp Amendment to Farm Bill Passes House 12/23/13 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions 11/25/13 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules 11/07/13 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Foreign Catfish Inspection 11/04/13 Letter to Buddy Caldwell, Louisiana Office of the Attorney General, and Suzy Sonnier, Office of Secretary Department of Children and Family Services - EBT Card Fraud 10/30/13 Letter to Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and Secretary of Children and Family Services Suzy Sonnier - EBT Card Fraud 10/25/13 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill 10/24/13 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - NOAA Leadership Needs to Implement Overdue Fisheries Policies in Gulf of Mexico 10/23/13 Vitter: Another Layer of Secrecy Added to Fish & Wildlife Services' Endangered Species Listin 10/18/13 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption 10/17/13 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans 9/25/13 Letter to Sec. Sally Jewell, Department of Interior - Vitter Fights to Save "The Pickets" from Destruction for Louisiana Anglers & Marine Life 5/02/13 Letter to Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank - Urge Dept. of Commerce to Address Red Snapper Fishery Before Relationships Further Decline 2/01/13 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety 5/29/12 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture 4/27/12 Vitter's View: Let Family Farmers Farm 12/02/11 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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