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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 7, 2014 King Praises Benefits for Long-term Unemployed
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 King on March Jobs Report: Time to Find Common Ground and Raise the Minimum Wage
March 27, 2014 King Fights for Mainers Struggling to Make Ends Meet
March 13, 2014 King Applauds Bipartisan Deal to Renew Unemployment Benefits
March 7, 2014 King on Jobs Report: Congress Must Renew Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program
Feb. 6, 2014 King Votes Again to Advance Unemployment Insurance
Feb. 4, 2014 Sen. King Supports Passage of the Farm Bill
Jan. 30, 2014 Senators Collins, King Announce Release of Additional $5.4 Million in LIHEAP Funds for Maine
Jan. 28, 2014 Sen. King Reacts to the State of the Union
Jan. 26, 2014 Seacoast Online - What Does the New Spending Bill Mean for Maine?
Jan. 17, 2014 This Week in Washington: Unemployment, Climate Change Task Force, Appropriations
Jan. 17, 2014 Fiddlehead Focus - Responsible Governing
Jan. 16, 2014 King Supports Passage of Government Funding Bill
Jan. 14, 2014 King Statement on Emergency Unemployment Insurance Votes
Jan. 10, 2014 Sen. King Reacts to Jobs Report
Jan. 10, 2014 This Week in Washington: Yellen Confirmation, Unemployment Benefits, Veterinarians Bill
Jan. 7, 2014 King Votes to Advance Emergency Unemployment Insurance Legislation
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Nov. 4, 2013 More Than $33 Million in LIHEAP Funding Released for Maine
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 30, 2013 King Outlines Priorities for Maine as Farm Bill Heads to Conference
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Aug. 12, 2013 Bangor Daily News - Midcoast Schools, Hunger Prevention Programs Team Up to Send Healthy Meals Home With Kids in Need
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
July 15, 2013 Collins, King Announce Grant Funds to Help End Veterans' Homelessness
June 6, 2013 Senators King, Coburn, Manchin & Flake Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Overlapping Benefit Payments
April 5, 2013 King Statement on March Employment Report
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
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