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  1. A new ozone regulation could have a negative impact on SWLARead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    New ozone regulations proposed by the EPA could have a negative impact on Southwest Louisiana. The top republican on the committee fighting this rule is U.S. Senator David Vitter who stopped by the Sunrise show.

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  2. Expanded VA clinic coming to AcadianaExpanded VA clinic coming to...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Daily World

    ... veteran. We veterans have been fortunate to have the full support of U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany and also Sens. David Vitter and Mary Landrieu. After much work, Congress recently passed a bill providing funds for enlarged clinics in Lafayette and ...

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  3. New formaldehyde report supports EPA's assessment that chemical is 'human carcinogen'Read the original story

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    ... The report, issued earlier this month, was a reversal from the academy's 2011 study, requested by Sen. David Vitter , R-La., which found EPA's findings went beyond available evidence and "needs substantial revision." The issue generated national ...

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  4. Louisiana Senate race: Yes, Landrieu's vulnerable but don't rule out victory in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    ... of an officeholder the way they are in other, less easygoing places. To take just the most recent example, David Vitter, Landrieu's Republican colleague in the Senate, survived his involvement in a prostitution scandal and may well succeed Bobby ... 4 comments

  5. Port of New Orleans awards $13 million contract to Metairie's Hard Rock ConstructionRead the original story

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    ... Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in 2012 for the project. U.S. Sens. Mary Landrieu and David Vitter; U.S. Reps. Cedric Richmond, Steve Scalise, John Fleming, Bill Cassidy, Charles Boustany and former U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander ...

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  6. Experts: Pro-Smog Pollution Report Is "Unmoored From Reality"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Media Matters for America

    ... on August 1. The article noted that several Congressmen used the study to criticize the EPA, including Sen. David Vitter's (R-LA) statement that the regulations would "throw our country's economy into a black hole." [Bloomberg News, 8/1/14 ] An ...

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  7. Jindal loses fight against Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    ... of Common Core has also puts him at odds with one of the biggest names within his own party, Republican Sen. David Vitter - who is also likely Jindal's successor as governor. Vitter emerged this week as a surprisingly strong supporter of Common ...

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  8. Port of New Orleans Awards Terminal Build ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Marine News

    ... Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in 2012 for the project. U.S. Sens. Mary Landrieu and David Vitter; U.S. Reps. Cedric Richmond, Steve Scalise, John Fleming, Bill Cassidy, Charles Boustany and former U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander ...

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  9. Alford: Senate race presents risk for Jindal - ColumnAlford: Senate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Town Talk

    ... But we all know that's not the case. There's probably some reluctance to get involved with Cassidy due to Sen. David Vitter, whose rocky relationship with Jindal is now the stuff of legend. Vitter is backing the lead GOP candidate in a major way. ...

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  10. Sens. Landrieu and Vitter ask U.S. ambassador to China to intervene in tainted drywall...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | NOLA.com

    ... U.S. ambassador to China to intervene. Sens. Bill Nelson, D-Fla.; Mary Landrieu , D-La.; Mark Warner, D-Va., David Vitter , R-La., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla, signed the letter. It was sent Tuesday to the U.S. Ambassador to China, Max Baucus. The letter ...

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  11. Tea Party of Louisiana: Common Core turns kids gay, and this parody website proves itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Raw Story

    ... wave of students gay," on the satirical news site Broken World News to express "shock and outrage" that Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) had criticized Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to cancel Common Core standards testing and start over just before ...

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  12. Bill Cassidy packing in the campaign dough with curious PACSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... expenses. Cassidy has received $77,500 from 11 of those leadership PACs, including $5,000 from U.S. Sen. David Vitter's Louisiana Reform PAC. Vitter, who apparently was able to find some spare change that was not be used for social contacts in ...

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  13. Congress Members Can't Have the Same Obamacare As Everyone ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Government Executive

    ... of Personnel Management decided that Congress could receive their employer contribution. That led to Sen. David Vitter's amendment to rescind the contribution (or, in his words, Congress' "Obamacare exemption"). House Speaker John Boehner reportedly ...

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  14. Lawmakers urge tougher limits on emergency lending by FedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Daily Kos

    A group of federal lawmakers from both houses of Congress, led by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. David Vitter , sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Monday calling on the Fed to strengthen restrictions on its emergency lending authority.

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  15. 'Air Mary' Landrieu Facing More Questions About Charter FlightsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | News Max

    ... Landrieu spent $47,000 last year on charter flights. The story noted that Louisiana's other senator, Republican David Vitter, does not use charter flights and instead "always flies commercial and drives rather than flies around Louisiana." Related ...

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  16. Lawmakers Slam Fed's Crisis Lending ProposalRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | News Max

    ... supporters and fierce critics of the Dodd-Frank law. Senators Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, and David Vitter, a Republican from Louisiana, and representatives Scott Garrett, a New Jersey Republican, and Michael Capuano, a Massachusetts ...

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  17. Flood insurance must remain affordableFlood insurance must remain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Daily World

    ... about the handling of flood insurance claims from Hurricane Sandy. But while he had a chance, U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Baton Rouge, pressed Fugate on what his agency is doing to trim the program's administrative costs and to ensure everyone ...

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  18. Taxpayers Fund Vitter's Billionaire Club Conspiracy Theory, Oil and Gas Funds his CampaignsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Daily Kos

    ... government employee time spent producing Environment and Public Works (EPW) minority chair Republican Senator David Vitter's "Billionaire Club" report. Over the years, the Republicans have used the Senate's Environment and Public Works (EPW) ...

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  19. Lawmakers demand more controls on Fed bailout powerRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Housing Wire

    ... out the "too big to fail" banks in the future. In the letter, signed by Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), David Vitter (R-La.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), and Edward Markey (D-Mass.), and ...

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  20. Fed Urged to Ensure Emergency Lending Rules Bar BailoutsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Bloomberg

    The letter to the Federal Reserve was led by Senators Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, and David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican, and Representatives Scott Garrett, a New Jersey Republican, and Michael Capuano, a Massachusetts Democrat.

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