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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Aug. 18, 2014 King Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug. 11, 2014 Sens. Collins, King Announce More Than $4.7 Million in Grant Funds to Help End Veterans' Homelessness
July 31, 2014 King Hails Passage of VA Reform Legislation
July 29, 2014 King Applauds Confirmation of Veterans Affairs Secretary
July 29, 2014 King Hails New Data on Medicare Savings
July 28, 2014 King: Social Security Report Highlights Need to Work Together
July 28, 2014 King Applauds Veterans Compromise Legislation
July 22, 2014 King Calls Circuit Court Decision "Inconsistent with the Underlying Purpose of the Law"
July 16, 2014 King Statement on Bill to Scale Back Hobby Lobby Decision
July 9, 2014 King: Advanced Technologies Can Save Lives
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 13, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Initiative to Improve Veterans' Health Care
June 11, 2014 King on VA Reform Legislation: "We Stand By Our Veterans"
June 9, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Access Received Closer to Home Program
June 3, 2014 King Calls on Medical Device Industry to Increase Transparency for Price Information
June 3, 2014 Executive Session
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 22, 2014 King Hails Victory for White Potato
May 14, 2014 King Fights for Hospitals; Presses Companies to Disclose Medical Device Prices
April 3, 2014 King, Fischer React to Administration's Draft Health IT Report
March 31, 2014 King Calls for Permanent and Comprehensive "Doc-Fix'
March 27, 2014 King, Centrist Colleagues Unveil Ideas to Improve the Affordable Care Act
March 26, 2014 Politico - How to Fix the Affordable Care Act
March 13, 2014 King Supports Legislation Providing Quality Child Care to Low-Income Families
Feb. 18, 2014 USA Today - FDA's Slow Process Hurts Innovation
Feb. 10, 2014 Statements on Introductions of Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 10, 2014 Fischer, King Introduce Legislation to Protect Jobs, Prevent Overregulation in Growing Health IT Industry
Feb. 7, 2014 Collins, King Announce More Than $1 Million in USDA Grant Funding to Expand Access to Rural Broadband & Invest in Telemedicine Innovation in Maine
Jan. 9, 2014 Senate Passes King Measure to Support Mobile Veterinarians in Maine
Dec. 27, 2013 Senators Collins, King Introduce Legislation to Assist Maine Veterans Who Trained at CFB Gagetown
Dec. 12, 2013 Sen. King and Hannah Dorr of North Yarmouth Highlight Benefits of Affordable Care Act for Children with Pre-Existing Conditions
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki - Continue the ARCH Program in Caribou
Nov. 18, 2013 Letter to Physicians, Providers, and Hospitals - Support Medicare Drug Savings Act
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 7, 2013 King Announces Funding to Support Healthcare Access in Maine
Sept. 12, 2013 Biddeford Free Clinic
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
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