David Vitter

Type: Person
Name: David Vitter
Title: U.S. Senator from Louisiana
Organization: United States Senate
Date of Birth: 03/05/1961
Place of Birth: New Orleans
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for David Vitter
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Vitter Co-Sponsors Bill To Encourage Savings For Education Expenses

Senator David Vitter photo by KPEL(Metairie, La.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) signed on to legislation authored by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) that would make reforms to Coverdell savings accounts, which are designed to encourage savings for education ... [Published 973 The Dawg - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Applauds Common Core Standards

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), who is in a fight to keep her Senate seat against retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness (R) and U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy (R), told Daily World she is passionate about the Common Core’s ability to lift Louisiana ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 19 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Boxer Chemical Safety Proposal Provides a Way Forward

A new proposal drafted by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) offers a path toward meaningful reform of our broken chemical safety laws.Chairman Boxer’s recent counterproposal to a bill developed by Sen. David Vitter (D-La.) would ensure that the Environmental ... [Published Environmental Working Group - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

GAO Urges Improvements in TIGER Grant Process

The Department of Transportation still needs to improve its administration of a key grant program, says the Government Accountability Office.GAO said that while the department has made improvements in the $4 billion TIGER program, it should add more detail ... [Published Trucking Info - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Royalty on parade

Gray skies and the smell of freshly wet concrete in the distance didn’t stop Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival & Fair goers from returning to the Main Street parade route Sunday for the Royalty Parade.Sunday’s Parade featured festival celebrities — including ... [Published Daily Iberian - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

RON ARNOLD: Obama anti-energy nominee thwarted

The Natural Resources Defense Council will gain a new president and the Obama administration will lose Rhea Sun Suh, controversial anti-oil and gas nominee for head of the huge bureaucracy that runs the national parks and fish and wildlife service in ... [Published Cypress Creek Mirror - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Top Ten Problems With Industry’s Chemical “Safety” Bill

The chemical “safety” bill that the industry’s allies introduced in Congress is far worse than the current outdated and inadequate law. Here are 10 reasons why legislation hailed as “real progress” by  some  presents real problems for consumers worried ... [Published Environmental Working Group - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 8 reports

La. Congressional Delegation Members Comment On Resignation Of Eric Holder

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/)U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany, U.S. Senator David Vitter and U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Bill Cassidy, as well as spokesman John Cummins, are all commenting on Attorney General Eric Holder’s announced resignation.Charles ... [Published 973 The Dawg - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Vitter: On 9th Anniversary of Hurricane Rita, Southwest Louisiana Seeing Incredible Growth

(Metairie, La.) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today issued the following statement recognizing the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Rita. Vitter and the Louisiana Congressional delegation have been instrumental in helping secure recovery assistance of ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

La. La. Land - So... We like monopolies and pizza?

So, we like monopolies and pizza?SEP 25 Here's an interesting story from the Point Blank blog about internet searches by state; this one focuses on which brand names are searched most by residents of each state. Our top search? AT&T. In second place? ... [Published The IND - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

Illegal Immigrants Enrolled In Obamacare By The Thousands, Senator Claims

Illegal immigrants by the thousands have reportedly been able to enroll in Obamacare. The individuals who entered the United States illegally have also been able to enjoy taxpayer-funded subsidies to help cover the cost of their health insurance premium, ... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

In the Loop: Obama no longer the talk of the party

By and Colby Itkowitz ,When President Obama took office in 2009, congressional Democrats were euphoric. With control of the House, the Senate and the White House, and high public approval for their new standard-bearer, Democrats eagerly embraced Obama ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 24 2014]

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Vitter Co-Sponsors Bill To Encourage Savings Fo... [Published 973 The Dawg - 3 hours ago]
Boxer Chemical Safety Proposal Provides a Way F... [Published Environmental Working Group - 14 hours ago]
GAO Urges Improvements in TIGER Grant Process [Published Trucking Info - 14 hours ago]
Royalty on parade [Published Daily Iberian - 17 hours ago]
Boxer Criticism On Current TSCA Reform Efforts [Published JD Supra - 18 hours ago]
Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Applauds Common Co... [Published Breitbart Feed - 19 hours ago]
Senate candidates passionate about Common Core [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Sep 28 2014]
RON ARNOLD: Obama anti-energy nominee thwarted [Published Cypress Creek Mirror - Sep 28 2014]
Before 1987, politicians' affairs weren't a big... [Published VOX.com - Sep 28 2014]
State’s reputation holds true in campaigns [Published The Advocate - Sep 27 2014]
Sen. Kirk Introduces Bill to Improve and Expand... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 27 2014]
Cassidy, Louisiana Delegation, Look to Protect ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 27 2014]
Chemical regulation policy update likely to rem... [Published Plastics News - Sep 26 2014]
Venezuela sanctions a surprise issue in Louisia... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 26 2014]
Landrieu, Louisiana not listed in 5 races to co... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 26 2014]
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders get off Isr... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 26 2014]
GOP senators to Treasury: Put the ‘squeeze’ on ... [Published The Hill - Sep 26 2014]
Portman Calls for Greater Transparency from NLRB [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
Summary of Changes in the Chemical Safety Impro... [Published JD Supra - Sep 26 2014]
Holder Critics Lay The Boots In: “The Least Fai... [Published PrisonPlanet - Sep 26 2014]
Terrebonne Port scores on hopes for future dred... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Sep 26 2014]
EPA chief pushes green energy agenda, ignores h... [Published Washington Times - Sep 26 2014]
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to Step Down [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 26 2014]
Top Ten Problems With Industry’s Chemical “Safe... [Published Environmental Working Group - Sep 26 2014]
C’est what? Juneau, Barbier break bread? [Published The IND - Sep 25 2014]
La. Congressional Delegation Members Comment On... [Published 973 The Dawg - Sep 25 2014]
So far so good for Steve Scalise's sudden rise ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 25 2014]
The 10 Kinds of Republican Reactions to Eric Ho... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 25 2014]
Eric Holder’s resignation and the midterm elect... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 25 2014]
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Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Applauds Common Co... [Published Breitbart Feed - 19 hours ago]
Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), who is in a fight to keep her Senate seat against retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness (R) and U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy (R), told Daily World she is passionate about the Common Core’s ability to lift Louisiana ...
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders get off Isr... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 26 2014]
The Senate is warning Palestinians against undertaking any “negative” unilateral actions re Israel at the United Nations, and look who isn’t signing on to the letter that AIPAC has endorsed : Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Folks have been pressing ...
Eric Holder’s resignation and the midterm elect... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 25 2014]
I think the conventional wisdom about the political fallout from Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation has it wrong.  This isn’t necessarily going to be a problem for Democrats.  It’s a roll of the dice, a Hail Mary pass, but  with a little luck, ...
Congress Divided on Eric Holder’s Legacy [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
Lawmakers were divided Thursday in their reaction to Attorney General Eric Holder’s impending resignation , underscoring his divisive tenure as the country’s top law enforcement official. On TV, on Twitter and in public statements, Democrats were as ...
Congress Divided on Eric Holder’s Legacy [Published Swampland - Sep 25 2014]
Lawmakers were divided Thursday in their reaction to Attorney General Eric Holder’s impending resignation , underscoring his divisive tenure as the country’s top law enforcement official. More Eric Holder Will Leave a Legacy of Civil Rights Activism ...
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Bi-Partisan Group Of U.S. Senators Demands That... [Published Financial Services - Aug 06 2014]
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