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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4/10/14 Letter to Cheryl LaFleur, Acting Chair of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Quick Review of Natural Gas Project to Reduce Energy Prices 4/09/14 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 4/09/14 King: GAO Duplication Report Underscores Need for Congress to Take a Hard Look at Government Spending 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Community Bank Experience Needed on Federal Reserve Board 4/08/14 King Backs Holder's Call to Declassify As Much Information As Possible from Intel Committee Report 4/08/14 Senators Collins, King Announce $1.9 Million for Front Street Renovation in Belfast 4/07/14 King Praises Benefits for Long-term Unemployed 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 This Week in Washington: ACA Enrollment, Campaign Finance, Manufacturing, Intelligence Committee Report 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 King on March Jobs Report: Time to Find Common Ground and Raise the Minimum Wage 4/04/14 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety 4/03/14 King, Fischer React to Administration's Draft Health IT Report 4/03/14 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety 4/03/14 Senate Passes King-Backed Resolution Calling for New Humanitarian Strategy in Syria 4/03/14 King Votes to Declassify Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Detention and Interrogation Program 4/02/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 4/02/14 King Calls for Investment in American Manufacturing 4/02/14 Senators Collins, King Announce Support for Declassification of Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Detention & Interrogation Program 4/02/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters 4/02/14 In Response to McCutcheon, King Introduces Legislation to Improve Transparency of Campaign Donations 4/01/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Re-Nominate Lafleur As FERC Commissioner 4/01/14 King Hails Surge of Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups 3/31/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Consider Impact of Proposed Rule on Farmers, Small Brewers 3/31/14 King Calls for Permanent and Comprehensive "Doc-Fix' 3/31/14 Collins, King Work to Ensure Continued Access to Affordable Housing 3/30/14 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act Enrollment 3/28/14 Portland Press Herald - Angus King reflects on Arctic Ocean defense trip 3/28/14 Blog: Impressions from the Arctic 3/27/14 King Fights for Mainers Struggling to Make Ends Meet 3/27/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of US Environmental Protection Agency - Concern with EPA's Proposed Wood Stove Rules 3/27/14 King, Centrist Colleagues Unveil Ideas to Improve the Affordable Care Act 3/27/14 Collins, King Announce Research Funding To Benefit Fishing Industry in Maine 3/26/14 Politico - How to Fix the Affordable Care Act 3/26/14 Letter to Acting Chair Cheryl LaFleur, and Commissioners Tony Clark, Philip Moeller, and John Norris - Review Of Recent Natural Gas Price Increase 3/25/14 Collins, King Announce More Than $11 Million for Maine Fish and Wildlife Conservation Efforts 3/25/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - King Urges Education Secretary to Consider Maine Pilot Program as Blueprint for Education Innovation 3/25/14 King Welcomes Debate on Reforms to Government Bulk Collection Program 3/23/14 Aboard Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine, King Surveys Navy's Capabilities in Challenging Arctic Environment 3/22/14 Navy Officials Brief King on Submarine Operations in the Arctic 3/21/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Ongoing Negotiations Between the P5+1 and Iran 3/21/14 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 3/21/14 King to Explore the Arctic with Navy Officials; Survey Defense Strategy for New Frontier 3/21/14 Letter to Robert S. Adler, Acting Chairman US Consumer Product Safety Commission - Proposed Rules May Endanger Consumers and Hurt Businesses 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 3/14/14 Navy Exercises Contract Option for Bath Iron Works to Build Additional DDG-51 3/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Syria 3/14/14 King Fights for Maine Fishermen and Boat Owners 3/13/14 King Applauds Bipartisan Deal to Renew Unemployment Benefits