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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Angus S. King, Jr.
Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Jr, Independent
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 5 Children: Angus, Duncan, James, Benjamin, Molly
Birth Date: 03/31/1944
Birth Place: Alexandria, VA
Home City: Brunswick, ME
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
July 11, 2014 King Decries Political Blame-Game Surrounding Border Crisis, Calls for Lawmakers to Cooperate to Find a Solution
July 10, 2014 Border Crisis
July 9, 2014 King: Advanced Technologies Can Save Lives
July 9, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Proposed Prescription Drug Regulations
July 9, 2014 Houses Passes King Bipartisan Measure to Support Veterinarians in Maine
July 9, 2014 Senate Confirms Former Colby President as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
July 8, 2014 Maine to Receive More Than $421,000 for Parks, Outdoor Recreation Through Land and Water Conservation Fund
July 8, 2014 King Applauds Cybersecurity Legislation
July 4, 2014 King Celebrates 4th of July
July 3, 2014 King on Jobs Report: Senate Must Reach Consensus on Issues Important to the American People
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $230,000 Grant for Land Conservation in Falmouth
June 26, 2014 Collins, King Announce $4.85 Million for Workforce Training in Maine
June 26, 2014 King Statement on Stimson Center Report on U.S. Drone Policy
June 26, 2014 King Calls Arctic "An Extraordinary Opportunity to Work Cooperatively"
June 25, 2014 King Calls Workforce Development Reform a "Win-Win for Job-Seekers and Taxpayers"
June 24, 2014 King Statement on Bipartisan Policy Center Report on Political Reform
June 24, 2014 Collins, King Announce Nearly $1.5 Million in Funding for Re-employment and Eligibility Assessments of Unemployment Insurance Recipients in Maine
June 24, 2014 King, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Shine Light on Secret Spending in Elections
June 24, 2014 Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Crack Down on Secret Spending in Elections
June 24, 2014 Maine Airports to Receive Awards Totaling $450,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation
June 24, 2014 Leahy, Other Senate Democrats Introduce Bill To Crack Down On Secret Spending In Elections
June 23, 2014 King, Burr Propose Plan for Bipartisan Student Loan Repayment Reform
June 19, 2014 Collins, King Announce Over $1 Million in Grant Funding for Homeless Assistance Programs in Maine
June 19, 2014 King Issues Statement in Response to President's Remarks on Situation in Iraq
June 19, 2014 Senators Collins, King Announce New Contract for Maine Military Authority in Limestone
June 17, 2014 King Praises FEMA Decision to Review Alternatives on Flood Mapping
June 16, 2014 King Underscores State Department's Call to Address Climate Change
June 13, 2014 York River a Good Candidate for King's Wild and Scenic Study Bill, National Park Service Says
June 13, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Initiative to Improve Veterans' Health Care
June 12, 2014 U.S. Senate Passes Intelligence Authorization Bill Including King, Rubio Amendment to Provide Independent Check on Targeting Decisions of U.S. Citizens
June 11, 2014 King on VA Reform Legislation: "We Stand By Our Veterans"
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 10, 2014 President Signs into Law King-Backed Provision Supporting Maine Farmers
June 10, 2014 Collins, King Announce More Than $5 Million in E-Rate Funding to Provide Maine Schools and Libraries with Broadband Connectivity
June 9, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Access Received Closer to Home Program
June 6, 2014 King on Jobs Report: More Work to Do
June 5, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Bowe Bergdahl
June 4, 2014 Small Business Committee Welcomes King-Backed Legislation to Help Veterans Start & Grow Small Businesses
June 4, 2014 King Statement on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
June 3, 2014 Executive Session
June 3, 2014 King Calls on Medical Device Industry to Increase Transparency for Price Information
June 2, 2014 Collins, King Announce $2.5 Million Grant for Casco Bay Line Ferry Improvements
June 2, 2014 King on Administration's Carbon Proposal: "Significant Step Forward in Fight to Protect the Environment"
May 30, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator National Telecommunications & Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce - Regarding 911 System Update
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 28, 2014 Collins, King Announce Greater Portland Region Selected Among 12 "Manufacturing Communities" by the U.S. Department of Commerce
May 28, 2014 Senators Collins, King Announce Consensus Reached in Federal Disaster Assistance for New England Groundfishing Industry
May 22, 2014 King Secures HUBZones, Shipbuilding Victories for Maine in Defense Bill
May 22, 2014 King Hails Victory for White Potato
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