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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Jr, Independent
Date Title
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis
July 29, 2016 King, Collins, & Poliquin Announce Economic Development Assessment Team Deployment Dates and $7.7 Million Federal Investment to Help Grow Maine's Economy
July 19, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, United States Drug Enforcement Administration - Calling for Stricter Limits on Opioid Pills
July 14, 2016 King-Backed Waterfront Revitalization Legislation Passes Senate
June 1, 2016 King Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Accelerate Research, Development of Wood Building Construction in United States
May 25, 2016 Senators Collins, King Introduce Legislation to Allow Transit Stops on Flights to and From Cuba
May 23, 2016 Senators Collins & King Announce That Bath Iron Works Will Build the Navy's First Flight Iii Destroyer
May 20, 2016 Collins, King Congratulate Bath Iron Works on Delivery of USS Zumwalt to Navy
May 17, 2016 Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $1 Million for Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
May 17, 2016 Collins, King Announce More Than $380,000 in USDA Grants to Support Maine Wood Products Industry
May 12, 2016 King Successfully Secures Provision in NDAA Requiring Defense Department to Comply with Berry Amendment for Athletic Footwear
May 3, 2016 Collins, King Announce $15 Million Contract for Biddeford Firm for Work on Navy Facilities in Maine and Across New England
April 29, 2016 FAA Reauthorization Will Make Air Travel Safer, More Convenient in America
April 27, 2016 Senators Collins, King Introduce the Buy American Act of 2016
April 15, 2016 Obama Administration Responds to Maine Congressional Delegation about Lobster Exports to Europe
April 14, 2016 Collins, King, Pingree, Poliquin Announce USDA Approval of $13 Million in Bonus Buy of Maine Wild Blueberries After Delegation's Request
April 12, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget - Urging Administration to Consider Impact of Overtime Regulations on Maine Businesses
April 8, 2016 Cheers to Maine Craft Brewers
April 6, 2016 Collins, King, Ayotte, Shaheen Introduce Legislation to Ensure Shipyard Workers Are Fully Reimbursed for Long-term Travel for Maintenance
April 4, 2016 Legislation Backed by Collins, King to Protect Trade Secrets Passes Senate
April 1, 2016 King Applauds Maine's Small Brewers at New England Craft Brew Summit
March 31, 2016 Collins, King Announce Grant Opportunity for Business Development Projects in Rural Maine
March 30, 2016 Commerce Secretary Tells King that Department is Committed to Assisting Maine's Rural Communities in Wake of Mill Closures
March 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State, Honorable Michael Froman, Office of the United States Trade Representation, Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Protect European imports of Maine lobsters
March 24, 2016 King, Pingree Welcome Agreement Returning Ferry Service to Portland as Big Win for Maine
March 17, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Thomas Perez, Secretary, US Department of Labor - Trade Adjustment Assistance for Madison Paper Workers
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Speed Up the Prevailing Wage Certification Process for H-2B Seasonal Workers Visas
Oct. 2, 2015 King, Steve Case Showcase Maine's Startup Community During Rise of the Rest Tour in Portland
Sept. 25, 2015 King Cuts Ribbon to Officially Open Manufacturing Facility in Lewiston
Sept. 24, 2015 Collins, King Announce $73,000 Small Business Grant for Community-Based Organization in Bangor
Sept. 22, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015
Sept. 15, 2015 Collins, King Statement on GE Announcement
Sept. 11, 2015 King, Ayotte Anticipate Bright Future for New England Manufacturing After Seacoast Business Tour
Sept. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Approve Assistance for Displaced Verso Mill Workers
Aug. 26, 2015 King & Educate Maine Officially Launch Maine as TechHire Region
Aug. 18, 2015 King, Maine Chamber of Commerce & Department of Homeland Security Host Briefing to Help Maine Businesses Strengthen Cyber-Security
Aug. 11, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce Funding for Maine Center for Business and Economic Research
Aug. 7, 2015 Rounds, King Introduce Bill to Give Small Businesses, Community Banks and Credit Unions a Say in CFPB Decision Making
Aug. 6, 2015 Portman, King, and Collins Renew Push to Reduce Red Tape on Job Creators
June 4, 2015 As Deadline Approaches, King Renews Call for Congress to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank
June 4, 2015 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce 'Made in USA' Legislation
May 4, 2015 Senators Collins and King Congratulate Loyal Biscuit Co., 2015 Winner of the State Small Business Award
April 20, 2015 Collins, King Applaud Maine Small Business Selected As Finalist in National InnovateHER Challenge
April 17, 2015 King Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Support Startups and Small Businesses
April 16, 2015 Murphy, Thune Reintroduce Bipartisan Jobs Bill to Support Startups, Small Businesses
April 2, 2015 At Baxter Brewing Co., King Promotes Bill to Help America's Small Breweries Expand and Create Jobs
March 11, 2015 King, Collins Reintroduce Bipartisan Marketplace Fairness Act
March 10, 2015 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor - The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program
Feb. 26, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration
Feb. 26, 2015 Senators Urge Small Business Administration to Expedite Implementation of Women's Small Business Procurement Parity Act
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