• Reaction to State of the Union - 01/24/12

  • Statement on Balanced Budget Amendment - 03/31/11

  • Reaction to the State of the Union Address - 01/25/11

  • Outlook for the 112th Congress - 01/05/11

  • Introducing the State Wolf Management Act - 09/22/10

  • Floor Speech on Vote Against EPA Power Grab - 06/10/10

  • Statement on Health Care Reconciliation Amendment - 03/25/10

  • Statement Following the State of the Union Address - 01/27/10

    Statement in response to the president's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on January 27, 2010.

  • Statement on F-35 siting consideration - 10/29/09

    Statement concerning the selection of Mountain Home Air Force Base and the Boise Air Terminal as potential homes for the F-35 fighter.

  • Statement on Latest Health Care Reform Proposal - 09/16/09

    Statement in response to the latest health care reform proposal released by the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee.

  • Statement Following President Obama's Health Care Address - 09/09/09

    Statement after listening to President Obama's speech on health care reform to a joint session of Congress on September 9, 2009.

  • Speaking in Opposition to Judge Sotomayor's Nomination - 08/06/09

    Statement from the floor of the U.S. Senate in opposition to the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

  • Statement Following President Obama's Address to Congress - 02/24/09

    Statement after listening to President Obama's remarks to a joint session of Congress on February 24, 2009.

  • Statement on Delisting of Wolves - 01/14/09

    Statement following the announcement that wolves in Idaho will be removed from the Endangered Species Act.

  • Statement After Swearing In - 01/06/09

    Statement after being sworn in as Idaho's 28th Senator.

Committee Hearings

  • Shedding Light on New Light Bulb Mandate - 03/10/11

  • Questioning the Forest Service on User Fees for Seniors - 02/24/10

    Questioning Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell on a proposal to increase user fees for Senior Citizens during a hearing by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

  • Thanking the State Department for Assistance in Haiti - 02/24/10

    Thanking Secretary of State Clinton and her staff at the U.S. Department of State for their work in assisting ten Americans detained in Haiti.

  • Mount Jefferson Hearing - 12/17/09

    Opening statement and questions to Fremont County Commissioner Skip Hurt concerning motorized recreation access on Mount Jefferson during a Senate Energy Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forest hearing on December 17, 2009.

  • Questioning Energy Secretary Chu on INL Waste Removal - 03/05/09

    Questioning Energy Secretary Steven Chu on removal of Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository and the effect it will have on the disposal of nuclear waste from the Idaho National Laboratory.

Radio Appearances