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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

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
Issue Position: Fighting Crime and Illegal Drugs
June 30, 2014 Kirk Condemns Hamas' Murder of Three Israeli Teens and Calls on White House to Act
June 30, 2014 Kirk, Dart Continue to Lead Charge to Crack Down on Child Prostitution
June 6, 2014 Kirk Anti-Gang Initiatives Pass Appropriations Committee
May 8, 2014 Kirk, Boxer, Menendez, Collins, Shaheen Introduce International Violence Against Women Act
May 8, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Boko Haram Kidnappings
May 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Take Immediate Action to Recover Kidnapped Nigerian Girls
April 10, 2014 Murphy, Schumer, Heller, Kirk, Reed, Johanns Introduce Critical Bi-Partisan Agreement to Re-Authorize and Extend Terrorism Risk Insurance Program - Deal is Essential or Development and Economic Security in High-Risk Cities Post-9/11
March 24, 2014 Chicago Tribune - Kirk Joins Cook Officials in Push to Fight Internet Sex Trade
March 24, 2014 Kirk, Cornyn Target Gangs that Target Children
March 23, 2014 Kirk, Warner to Introduce Cybersecurity Amendment to Ukrainian Aid Bill on Monday
March 10, 2014 Kirk, Alvarez Outline Anti-Sex Trafficking Agenda
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Mark Horowitz, Inspector General of the Department of Justice - Review of FBI and DOJ Investigations of Alleged Police Abuses in Harvey
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Combat Child Sexual Assault In Guatemala
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - International Hacking
Feb. 3, 2014 Kirk Bill to Impose Mandatory Sentences for Consumer Hackers
Jan. 21, 2014 Kirk Announces Successful Effort Boosting Federal Funding to Combat Gangs of "National Significance"
Jan. 17, 2014 Senate Approves $18.5 Million For Kirk-Driven Anti-Gang Initiatives
Jan. 10, 2014 Senators Kirk, Brown And Durbin Introduce Bipartisan Resolution To Honor Famed Prohibition Agent, Eliot Ness
Nov. 19, 2013 Klobuchar, Cornyn, Heitkamp, Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Sex Trafficking
Nov. 19, 2013 Kirk: It's Time to End Child Sex Trafficking
Oct. 22, 2013 Kirk to Springfield: Help Local Law Enforcement Keep Violent Gang Members Off The Streets
Sept. 26, 2013 U.S. Senator Mark Kirk Statement on the Announcement by the U.S. Attorney's Office on the Indictment of Members of the Hobos Gang, a Faction of the Gangster Disciples
Sept. 20, 2013 Senator Kirk Statement on Back of the Yard's Shooting
Aug. 23, 2013 Kirk's Anti-Gang Push Has Suburban Roots
Aug. 19, 2013 Senator Kirk Asks ATF to Appoint Illinois Anti-Gang Coordinator
June 6, 2013 Cantwell Cosponsors Bill to Address Domestic Child Sex Trafficking in the Child Welfare System
June 4, 2013 WFPL - Senator Joe Donnelly Pushes U.S. Military Leaders to Better Address Sexual Assaults
April 16, 2013 Senator Kirk's Blog - Boston Marathon Bombings Reminds Us of the Importance of First Responders
March 20, 2013 Markey, Buchanan, Kirk & Manchin Introduce Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
March 11, 2013 Letter to President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner - WWII Bombing
March 4, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 13, 2013 Statement from Senator Mark Kirk on Meeting with Families Affected by Gun Violence
Jan. 30, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 20, 2012 Eliminating the "Adult Entertainment" Section of the Classified Advertising Web Site Backpage.com
Dec. 5, 2012 Senators Hail Final Senate Passage Of Legislation To Make Attendance At An Animal Fight A Crime
Oct. 5, 2012 Lawmakers Demand Action from Former Village Voice Execs
Oct. 2, 2012 Senator Kirk Endorses Sale of Thomson Prison to House Federal Inmates
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
Aug. 15, 2012 Fake ID Website Shuts Down Following Bipartisan Senate Effort
May 24, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Fight Nationwide Rape Kit Backlog
May 2, 2012 Senators Call for Backpage to End Ads Promoting Child Prostitution
March 23, 2012 Letter to Jim Larkin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC
March 22, 2012 Senator Blumenthal, Kirk Applaud Final Passage of Stock Act
Feb. 28, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, John Boehner, House Speaker and Nancy Pelosi, Leader
Jan. 9, 2012 Letter to Robert D. Grant, Special Agent in Charge, FBI
Dec. 5, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 30, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Oct. 18, 2011 Kirk Joins Wyden as Cosponsor of Digital Surveillance Legislation
Sept. 26, 2011 Sens. Kirk, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prohibit the Use of Laser Pointers to Target Aircraft
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