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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Jr, Independent
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April 29, 2016 FAA Reauthorization Will Make Air Travel Safer, More Convenient in America
April 20, 2016 Senate Passes Bipartisan Energy Bill with King Provisions Supporting Maine
April 19, 2016 Senate Passes Bill Reauthorizing Federal Aviation Administration
April 12, 2016 Senators Collins and King and Representative Poliquin Announce TAA Benefits for Workers at Madison Paper
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 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 17, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Thomas Perez, Secretary, US Department of Labor - Trade Adjustment Assistance for Madison Paper Workers
Dec. 8, 2015 King, Fischer Introduce Bipartisan Paid Leave Bill
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. 22, 2015 National Forest Products Week
Oct. 5, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Approve Assistance for Displaced Expera Mill Workers
Sept. 16, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $1 Million in Federal Funding For Maine YouthBuild Program
Sept. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Approve Assistance for Displaced Verso Mill Workers
Aug. 6, 2015 Portman, King, and Collins Renew Push to Reduce Red Tape on Job Creators
Aug. 6, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Chuck Schumer, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee - Advocating for Better Employee Wages
June 18, 2015 King Applauds $3.6 Million Grant to Strengthen and Expand Job Training Programs in Maine
June 9, 2015 Collins, King Welcome Announcement that USCIS is Accepting Additional H2-B Visas Requests
May 1, 2015 Maine's Senators Won't Back Down on Minimum Wage Bill
April 15, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued
April 15, 2015 Lynch Nomination
March 19, 2015 DHS to Resume Processing of H-2B Visas
March 17, 2015 Collins, King Announce Action From the Department of Labor on H-2B Visas
March 13, 2015 Letter to Leon Rodriguez, Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary of Employment & Training Administration - Resuming Processing of H-2B Visas
Feb. 19, 2015 King Highlights Priorities to Strengthen Maine's Economy, Create Jobs, and Empower Students Entering the Workforce
Feb. 9, 2015 Collins, King Applaud Sun Life Financial's Announcement to Create Jobs in Greater Portland Area
Jan. 30, 2015 King Highlights Brunswick-based Companies as Models of Innovation in Creating Jobs and Growing the Economy
Jan. 29, 2015 In Opposing Keystone XL, King Calls for Debate on Real, Substantive Energy Policy
Jan. 28, 2015 King, Portman & McCaskill Introduce Bill to Streamline Federal Permitting Process
Jan. 27, 2015 In Support of Maine's Tourism Industry, King Joins Senate Tourism Caucus
Jan. 20, 2015 King Responds to the State of the Union
Jan. 15, 2015 King, Fischer Respond to Paid Leave Proposals
Jan. 15, 2015 Fischer, King Respond to Obama's Paid Leave Proposals
Nov. 17, 2014 Collins, King Announce Trade Adjustment Assistance Approved for Workers Displaced From Verso Paper
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Approve Assistance for Bucksport Mill Workers
Oct. 1, 2014 Collins, King Statement on Verso Decision to Close Bucksport Paper Mill
Sept. 18, 2014 Portman, King Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Connect the Unemployed to the Workplace
Sept. 18, 2014 King, Portman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Connect the Unemployed to the Workplace
Sept. 17, 2014 Collins, King Announce Economic Development Grant
Sept. 3, 2014 King Tours Arundel Machine, Applauds Manufacturer's Educational Partnership with Thornton Academy
Aug. 26, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Trade Adjustment Assistance for Displaced Workers from Old Town Fuel and Fiber
Aug. 14, 2014 King Statement on Old Town Fuel and Fiber
Aug. 12, 2014 Sens. Collins, King Announce Emergency Grant for Affected Great Northern Paper Workers
Aug. 12, 2014 King Calls for Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank While Touring Maine Businesses
July 31, 2014 King Calls on Congress to Pass Paid Family Medical Leave Bill
July 16, 2014 CNN - Why Families Must Have Paid Time Off
July 16, 2014 King Statement on Bill to Scale Back Hobby Lobby Decision
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