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

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
June 5, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Bowe Bergdahl
June 4, 2014 King Statement on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
March 10, 2014 King Supports Sweeping Reforms to Curb Sexual Assault in the Military
March 6, 2014 King Votes to Advance Bill with Historic Reforms to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military
Feb. 12, 2014 King Votes to Restore COLA Benefits for Military Retirees
Jan. 28, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Recent Changes to the U.S. Military Retirement System
Dec. 20, 2013 Sen. King Praises Passage of Defense Bill with Measures Important to Maine
Dec. 6, 2013 Senators Collins and King Announce Maine Nominees to the United States Military Service Academies
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
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
Aug. 6, 2013 Collins, King Statement on Defense Department's Plan to Reduce Furlough Days for Civilian Employees
June 14, 2013 Politico - Kirsten Gillibrand And Military Sexual Assault: 5 Things To Watch
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 King-Backed Amendment to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military Adopted by Senate Armed Services Committee
May 21, 2013 King Backs Legislation to Combat Military Sexual Assault
May 14, 2013 Senators Collins, King React to Defense Department's Decision on Furloughs
March 19, 2013 Shaheen, Collins, Ayotte, King Statement on Defense Department Furlough Notices
March 13, 2013 King Underscores Importance of Ruth Moore Act
March 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - War Medals
March 12, 2013 King Cosponsors Ruth Moore Act of 2013
March 5, 2013 King Votes to Send Brennan Nomination to Senate Floor
Feb. 26, 2013 King Votes to Approve Hagel as Defense Secretary
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to President Obama, Collins, King Call on President and Congress to Reach Agreement to Avert Sequester, Reduce Debt
Feb. 14, 2013 King Statement on Delay of Hagel Confirmation Vote
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans Affairs
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