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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Mark Steven Kirk
Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced
Birth Date: 09/15/1959
Birth Place: Champaign-Urbana, IL
Home City: Highland Park, IL
Religion: Congregationalist
Date Title
June 5, 2014 Kirk, Coons, Pryor, Lipinski Applaud Passage of Manufacturing Agenda
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 3, 2014 Kirk Applauds Committee Passage of TRIA
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 13, 2014 Senate Resolution 443 - Recognizing the Goals of National Travel and Tourism Week and Honoring the Valuable Contributions of Travel Tourism to the United States
April 9, 2014 Coons, Kirk, Pryor Applaud Passage of Key Manufacturing Amendment
March 4, 2014 Kirk, Community Leaders Discuss Rising Heroin Abuse, Local Issues in DuPage County
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman Federal Trade Commission - Establishment of Merchant and Retail Industry Information Sharing Analysis Center
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jacob Lew, Chairman Ben Bernanke, Commissioner Thomas Curry, Chairman Gary Gensler, Chairman Martin Gruenberg, Chairwoman Mary Jo White - Volcker Rule
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Sen. Max Baucus and Sen. Orrin Hatch - Kirk, Donnelly: Provide Tax Certainty for Continued Manufacturing Growth
Nov. 14, 2013 Lipinski's American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act Introduced in Senate
Aug. 20, 2013 The Cornell Daily Sun - Sen. Mark Kirk '81 Bolsters Entrepreneurship in Chicago
July 10, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate
March 14, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Vilsack - Sugar Bailout
Dec. 4, 2012 Bipartisan Women's Contracting Amendment Unanimously Approved as Part of Defense Bill
Sept. 25, 2012 Senator Kirk Statement on Iran Sanctions Designations
Sept. 18, 2012 Senator Kirk: Illinois Must Act on Pension Reform to Save State Credit Rating
Sept. 14, 2012 Senators Mark Kirk and Sherrod Brown Applaud House Passage of the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act, Call for Senate to Follow Suit
Nov. 8, 2011 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
March 3, 2011 Somali Pirates
March 2, 2011 Senate Approves Cornerstone of Kirk's "Small Business Bill of Rights"
March 1, 2011 Patent Reform Act of 2011
Sept. 23, 2010 Kirk Statement on Latest Government Bailout
Sept. 17, 2010 Kirk Statement on Mayor Daley's Visit to China
Sept. 16, 2010 Kirk Campaign Statement on Illinois Job Loss
July 8, 2010 Kirk Unveils Quincy Agenda
July 2, 2010 Letter To Ms. Karen G. Mills, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
April 22, 2010 Small Business Bill Of Rights
April 8, 2010 Herald Review - U.S. Senate Candidate Kirk Offers Economic Recovery Ideas During Expo
March 2, 2010 WGIL - Senate Candidate Wants to Improve Small Business' Rights
Nov. 2, 2009 Kirk And Roskam: Federal Government Must Set A Timetable For Withdrawal From Private Business
Nov. 25, 2008 Jobs, Help for Homeowners top Remedies at Business Panel
Oct. 26, 2008 Middle Class Investor Relief Act, H.R. 7123
June 26, 2008 House Unanimously Passes Kirk Motion Demanding Higher Standards for Lead Testing on Children's Toys
Aug. 8, 2007 Lake County News Sun - Call for Penalties for Unsafe Food, Toys
Aug. 7, 2007 Kirk: "Bipartisan legislation needed to protect American families from dangerous toys and food produced in China."
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
June 12, 2007 Kirk Calls for Small Business Ombudsman for Sarbanes-Oxley Reporting
June 12, 2007 Kirk Calls for Small Business Ombudsman for Sarbanes-Oxley Reporting
April 5, 2007 SEC Pushes Clearer Sarbox Guidelines
April 3, 2007 Kirk, Israel Introduce Sarbanes-Oxley Small Business Reform Package
March 30, 2007 Small Business Protection Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Job Creation
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