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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements

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 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 9, 2014 King: GAO Duplication Report Underscores Need for Congress to Take a Hard Look at Government Spending
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 8, 2014 King Backs Holder's Call to Declassify As Much Information As Possible from Intel Committee Report
April 8, 2014 Senators Collins, King Announce $1.9 Million for Front Street Renovation in Belfast
April 7, 2014 King Praises Benefits for Long-term Unemployed
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 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
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 This Week in Washington: ACA Enrollment, Campaign Finance, Manufacturing, Intelligence Committee Report
April 4, 2014 King on March Jobs Report: Time to Find Common Ground and Raise the Minimum Wage
April 3, 2014 Senate Passes King-Backed Resolution Calling for New Humanitarian Strategy in Syria
April 3, 2014 King Votes to Declassify Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Detention and Interrogation Program
April 3, 2014 King, Fischer React to Administration's Draft Health IT Report
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
April 2, 2014 In Response to McCutcheon, King Introduces Legislation to Improve Transparency of Campaign Donations
April 2, 2014 Senators Collins, King Announce Support for Declassification of Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Detention & Interrogation Program
April 2, 2014 King Calls for Investment in American Manufacturing
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Re-Nominate Lafleur As FERC Commissioner
April 1, 2014 King Hails Surge of Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups
March 31, 2014 King Calls for Permanent and Comprehensive "Doc-Fix'
March 31, 2014 Collins, King Work to Ensure Continued Access to Affordable Housing
March 31, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Consider Impact of Proposed Rule on Farmers, Small Brewers
March 30, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act Enrollment
March 28, 2014 Blog: Impressions from the Arctic
March 28, 2014 Portland Press Herald - Angus King reflects on Arctic Ocean defense trip
March 27, 2014 King Fights for Mainers Struggling to Make Ends Meet
March 27, 2014 Collins, King Announce Research Funding To Benefit Fishing Industry in Maine
March 27, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of US Environmental Protection Agency - Concern with EPA's Proposed Wood Stove Rules
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 26, 2014 Letter to Acting Chair Cheryl LaFleur, and Commissioners Tony Clark, Philip Moeller, and John Norris - Review Of Recent Natural Gas Price Increase
March 25, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - King Urges Education Secretary to Consider Maine Pilot Program as Blueprint for Education Innovation
March 25, 2014 King Welcomes Debate on Reforms to Government Bulk Collection Program
March 25, 2014 Collins, King Announce More Than $11 Million for Maine Fish and Wildlife Conservation Efforts
March 23, 2014 Aboard Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine, King Surveys Navy's Capabilities in Challenging Arctic Environment
March 22, 2014 Navy Officials Brief King on Submarine Operations in the Arctic
March 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Ongoing Negotiations Between the P5+1 and Iran
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 21, 2014 Letter to Robert S. Adler, Acting Chairman US Consumer Product Safety Commission - Proposed Rules May Endanger Consumers and Hurt Businesses
March 21, 2014 King to Explore the Arctic with Navy Officials; Survey Defense Strategy for New Frontier
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 14, 2014 King Fights for Maine Fishermen and Boat Owners
March 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Syria
March 14, 2014 Navy Exercises Contract Option for Bath Iron Works to Build Additional DDG-51
March 13, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the Senate - Confront Abusive Patent Trolls, Support Main Street Businesses
March 13, 2014 King Supports Legislation Providing Quality Child Care to Low-Income Families
March 13, 2014 King Applauds Bipartisan Deal to Renew Unemployment Benefits
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