Senator Angus S. King, Jr.'s Public Statements


Full Name: Angus S. King, Jr.
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Independent
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last 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
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8/14/14 King Statement on Old Town Fuel and Fiber 8/14/14 King Statement on Resignation of Iraqi Prime Minister 8/14/14 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts 8/13/14 Collins, King Announce Grants for Three Maine Fire Departments 8/12/14 King Calls for Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank While Touring Maine Businesses 8/12/14 Sens. Collins, King Announce Emergency Grant for Affected Great Northern Paper Workers 8/12/14 King Congratulates Kennebec Estuary Land Trust on 25 Years of Land Conservation 8/11/14 Sens. Collins, King Announce More Than $4.7 Million in Grant Funds to Help End Veterans' Homelessness 8/11/14 King Hails Cutting-Edge Broadband Investment in Rockport 8/05/14 King Applauds Feinstein Decision to Push for Fewer Redactions in CIA Report 8/03/14 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: CIA Computer Hacking 8/01/14 King Statement on Jobs Report 7/31/14 King Supports Highway Trust Fund Legislation 7/31/14 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 - Motion to Proceed 7/31/14 King Statement on Upcoming Visit to Southwest Border 7/31/14 King Hails Passage of VA Reform Legislation 7/31/14 King Calls on Congress to Pass Paid Family Medical Leave Bill 7/30/14 Senators Aim to Help Community Banks and Credit Unions Struggling Under Regulatory Burdens 7/29/14 King Hails New Data on Medicare Savings 7/29/14 Senate Committee Approves King Amendment to Reduce Administrative Costs in Intelligence Community 7/29/14 King Calls Changing Climate a "Crisis Situation" 7/29/14 On Eve of 49th Anniversary of Medicare, Senate Democrats Highlight New Data on Medicare Savings 7/29/14 Collins, King Announce Over $5 Million Grant for Head Start Projects in Maine 7/29/14 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 7/29/14 U.S. Senate Votes to Replenish Highway Trust Fund 7/29/14 King Applauds Confirmation of Veterans Affairs Secretary 7/28/14 King Applauds Veterans Compromise Legislation 7/28/14 King: Social Security Report Highlights Need to Work Together 7/24/14 Legal Service Corporation's 40th Anniversary 7/23/14 Senate Subcommittee Advances King's York River Study Bill 7/23/14 Coalition Announces Support for King's Real Time Transparency Act 7/23/14 Hearing of the Senate Rules Committee - The DISCLOSE Act 7/23/14 King Welcomes Rail Safety Proposals; Announces Support for Legislation to Improve Emergency Response Coordination 7/22/14 King Calls Circuit Court Decision "Inconsistent with the Underlying Purpose of the Law" 7/22/14 King to Lead Senate Hearing on DISCLOSE Act 7/19/14 King Statement on Administration's Decision to Extend Diplomatic Negotiations with Iran 7/17/14 Senate Declares August 7th, 2014 as National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day 7/17/14 CNN - We Need to Rein in 'Too Big to Fail' Banks 7/17/14 Letter to Eric Holder, United States Attorney General, and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Current Immigration Crisis 7/17/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Funding for the Office of Refugee Resettlement 7/16/14 King, Collins, Schumer Introduce Resolution to Designate August 7th, 2014 as National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day 7/16/14 Congress Sends Legislation to Ensure Public Safety, Care for Animals to White House 7/16/14 CNN - Why Families Must Have Paid Time Off 7/16/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican Leader, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations - Bring the FY 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill to a Floor Vote 7/16/14 King, Fischer Introduce Bipartisan Paid Family Medical Leave Proposal 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/16/14 King Statement on Bill to Scale Back Hobby Lobby Decision 7/16/14 King Applauds Appointment of Retired Admiral Papp to Serve as U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic 7/15/14 King Statement on Long-Term Budget Outlook 7/15/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Proposal for Biennial Budgeting