Senator Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Jr, Independent
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12/01/16 Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $200,000 for Aroostook Band of Micmacs and Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians 12/01/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader and the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Call for Passage of Foster Care Reforms 11/30/16 Letter to Andrew Gilvray, Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zone Board - Regarding Flemish Master Weavers' Appeal to the Foreign Trade Zone Board 11/30/16 Bipartisan Bill Cosponsored by Collins, King to Protect Northern Border Unanimously Passes U.S. House of Representatives, Heads to President's Desk 11/30/16 King Joins Federal, Local Leaders to Discuss Broadband Expansion and Priorities 11/30/16 King Announces Additional Victories for Maine in Defense Bill 11/30/16 Collins, King, Poliquin Announce Significant Victory for Made-in-USA Athletic Footwear Provision 11/29/16 Senate Passes Bill to Boost Telehealth in Rural Areas 11/29/16 King Participates in Classified Briefing on Northern Border Security 11/29/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Additional Information Concerning the Russian Government and the U.S. Election 11/29/16 King-Backed Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Training & Support for First Responders Unanimously Passes U.S. House of Representatives 11/29/16 King Participates in Classified Briefing on Northern Border Security 11/29/16 Collins, King Announce $500,000 for Eastern Maine Economic Development 11/21/16 Collins, King Announce Nearly $30 Million Navy Contract for Cianbro for PSNY Repairs 11/18/16 U.S. Senator Susan Collins' Statement on President-Elect Trump's Nomination for Attorney General 11/17/16 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader, the Hon. Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Hon. Tom Carper, Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Reform and Improve Postal Service 11/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Donald Trump, President-Elect of the United States - Nominate Director of National Intelligence 11/17/16 Bipartisan Bill Cosponsored by Collins, King to Protect Northern Border Unanimously Passes Senate 11/17/16 Letter to the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Funding Priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 11/16/16 King Applauds Decision to Immediately Allow Qualified Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to Provide Life Saving Medication in Fight Against Opioid Epidemic 11/16/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Lengthen the Implementation Timeline for the Department of Labor's New Overtime Rule 11/16/16 Letter to the Hon. Carolyn W. Colvyn, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Recommendations for Improving Disability Insurance Appeals Process 11/14/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Honorable John B. King Jr., Secretary of the Department of Education - Call to Streamline the Disability Verification Process to Ensure that Permanently Disabled Veterans are Discharged of Their Federal Student Loan Debt 11/11/16 Senators Collins and King and Representative Poliquin Applaud Twin Rivers' Announcement 11/10/16 Senators Collins and King and Representative Poliquin Announce Taa Benefits for Workers at Twin Rivers Paper 11/10/16 Collins, King Announce $20 Million Department of Education Grant for Spurwink Services in Maine 11/09/16 King Statement on the Presidential Election 11/02/16 Letter to Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Regarding the Federal Aviation Administration Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016 11/01/16 During Tour of Somerset County Businesses, King Highlights Positive Momentum in Maine Manufacturing 10/27/16 King Outlines Maine's Five Most Serious Challenges During "Dirigo Speaks" Series Hosted by AARP and BDN 10/26/16 During USM Panel, King Says Leadership Lessons of Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton Should Guide U.S. in Arctic Wednesday, October 26, 2016 10/25/16 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee - Call for a Provision Rolling Back Critical Workplace Protections Be Stripped From Final Defense Authorization Bill 10/25/16 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee - Call to Remove Section 1094 of the National Defense Authorization Act 10/24/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Establishment of Government Policies for the Discovery, Review, and Sharing of Security Vulnerabilities 10/20/16 Letter to Senate Committee Leaders - Unlock Federal Funds for U.S. Dairy Farmers Struggling with Historically Low Milk Prices 10/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of Army for Civil Works - Fund York Harbor, Saco River Dredging Projects 10/18/16 Senators Collins, King Announce Maine Locations for 2016 Drug Take-Back Day 10/14/16 Senators Collins and King Applaud SEC Decision to Delay Proposal Requiring Investors to Opt In to Receive Financial Information in Paper Form 10/14/16 Maine Congressional Delegation Responds to EU Committee's Dismissal of Proposed Lobster Ban 10/14/16 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President, International Narcotics Control Board - Take Action to Regulate Fentanyl 10/13/16 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President of the Intl. Narcotics Control Board - Call on UN to Take Action to Regulate Precursor Chemicals of Fentanyl 10/13/16 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers 10/05/16 King, Colleagues Praise DEA Decision to Lower Opioid Quotas 10/05/16 Letter to the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - Call to Hold Wells Fargo Executives Accountable 9/28/16 Letter to the Hon. John Cornyn, U.S. Senator and the Hon. Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator - On Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act 9/23/16 At Bipartisan Policy Center Forum, King Promotes Pathways to Safe, Independent Living for Maine Seniors 9/23/16 Register- Herald - U.S. Senators, Federal Agencies Discus Rural Broadband Expansion 9/22/16 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary, Department of Energy - Natural Gas Exports 9/22/16 King Backs Legislation to Advance Medical Research for Pulmonary Hypertension 9/22/16 Letter to Roy A. Vallee, Chairman of the Board, Federal Reserve Bank of San Fransisco - Requesting John Stumpf not be Reinstated on the Federal Advisory Council

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