WASHINGTON – The Co-Chairmen of the Senate Tanker Caucus, Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), released the following statement today after Defense Secretary Robert Gates outlined a budget plan that includes rapid replacement of the nation’s aging fleet of air refueling tankers:
WASHINGTON – President Obama’s $3.6 trillion budget proposal for fiscal year 2010 cleared the Senate late today, but did so without the support of Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah).
WASHINGTON – Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) today reintroduced the Elder Justice Act of 2009, a bill that would protect the nation’s elderly from abuse and exploitation.
Apr 01 2009
WASHINGTON – Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) today joined other Republican members of the Judiciary Committee in declining to attend the hearing on Judge David Hamilton’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Despite repeated requests for reasonable time, Chairman Patrick Leahy’s rushed scheduling made it impossible to be prepared to question Judge Hamilton and evaluate his long record.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), today asked all Republican senators to join him in sending a clear message to House and Senate leaders that health care reform is too important for the future of our families and our nation to be dictated by a partisan reconciliation process.