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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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 16, 2014 King Applauds Appointment of Retired Admiral Papp to Serve as U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic
June 26, 2014 King Statement on Stimson Center Report on U.S. Drone Policy
June 4, 2014 King Statement on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
May 22, 2014 King Secures HUBZones, Shipbuilding Victories for Maine in Defense Bill
April 12, 2014 King Delivers Remarks at Christening of USS Zumwalt
March 14, 2014 Navy Exercises Contract Option for Bath Iron Works to Build Additional DDG-51
Feb. 11, 2014 Collins, King Announce Bath Iron Works is Finalist in Design Competition for Coast Guard Cutter
Feb. 4, 2014 Defense Department Seeking Sources of Domestically Manufactured Athletic Footwear
Jan. 26, 2014 Seacoast Online - What Does the New Spending Bill Mean for Maine?
Jan. 16, 2014 King Supports Passage of Government Funding Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Collins, King, Shaheen, Ayotte Announce Funding for Shipyard, Virginia Class Submarines
Jan. 14, 2014 King Applauds DDG-51 Funding in Congressional Appropriations Bill
Dec. 20, 2013 Sen. King Praises Passage of Defense Bill with Measures Important to Maine
Dec. 19, 2013 This Week in Washington: King Highlights Budget, NDAA, Judgeship Nomination, and Intel Hearing
Dec. 5, 2013 Collins, King Announce Nearly $74 Million Contract Modification for Bath Iron Works
Nov. 21, 2013 Senators Collins, King Welcome Defense Secretary to Bath Iron Works
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 8, 2013 Collins, King Announce Defense Secretary Hagel Plans Visit to Bath Iron Works
Nov. 6, 2013 Senate Intelligence Committee Approves Rubio & King Amendment to Provide Independent Check on Targeting Decisions
Oct. 7, 2013 Collins, King Statement on Defense Secretary's Announcement Regarding Furloughs
Oct. 7, 2013 Collins, King Statement on PNSY, BIW, Guard Employees Returning to Work
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Senators Collins, King Announce $255 Million Contract for Work at General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems
Sept. 26, 2013 King Meets with Intelligence Officials on Terror Attack in Nairobi
Sept. 22, 2013 Seacoast Online- In Global Hot Spot, Cause for Cautious Optimism
Sept. 14, 2013 King Statement on Agreement to Remove Chemical Weapons in Syria
Sept. 4, 2013 Bangor Daily News - Angus King, Other Maine Delegates, Still Weighing Options on Strike Against Syria
Aug. 7, 2013 Manie, New Hampshire Senators Issue Statement on Navy's Decision to Inactivate USS MIAMI
Aug. 6, 2013 Maine, New Hampshire Senators Issue Statement on Navy's Decision to Inactivate USS Miami
Aug. 6, 2013 Collins, King Statement on Defense Department's Plan to Reduce Furlough Days for Civilian Employees
Aug. 2, 2013 Senators Collins and King Congratulate Bath Iron Works on $212 Million Contract
July 23, 2013 Sen. King: "The most serious threat to national security is the United States Congress"
July 18, 2013 Washington Post - For Syria, Lessons From the Balkan War
June 14, 2013 King Applauds SASC Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
May 23, 2013 Collins, King Introduce Bill to Support Domestic Footwear Manufacturing
May 14, 2013 Senators Collins, King React to Defense Department's Decision on Furloughs
May 3, 2013 U.S. Navy Notifies Sens. Collins & King of Intent to Award Shipbuilding Contracts
April 18, 2013 Letter to Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy - Have a Ship Named after Portland, ME
April 17, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Allow Flexibility That Could Avoid Furloughs
April 12, 2013 Maine, New Hampshire Senators Announce Navy Commits to Continue USS Miami Repairs
April 11, 2013 Shaheen, Collins, Ayotte, King Welcome Support for Shipyard and Virginia Class Submarine in FY2014 Budget
April 10, 2013 King Meets with Assistant Secretary of the Navy to Discuss BIW, PNSY
April 9, 2013 King Meets with Navy Admiral; Underscores Importance of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel - Minimize Furloughs of Dept. of Defense Civilian Employees
March 21, 2013 Senators Collins, King Praise DoD Decision to Delay Furlough Notices; Pledge to Continue Efforts to Avert Sequestration
March 20, 2013 King Applauds Passage of Continuing Resolution
March 20, 2013 Navy Awards Bath Iron Works More Than $18 Million Contract
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 19, 2013 Shaheen, Collins, Ayotte, King Statement on Defense Department Furlough Notices
March 5, 2013 King Votes to Send Brennan Nomination to Senate Floor
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