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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Gross, Asian Carp Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality - Asian Carp
June 25, 2014 Letter to Members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force - New Vice Chairs
March 21, 2014 Letter to US Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District - Asian Carp
Jan. 6, 2014 Kirk Statement on the Army Corps Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy, Department of Army - Asian Carp
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
Aug. 5, 2013 Menendez, Kirk Reintroduce Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2013
June 28, 2013 Illinois Senators Work to Save Army Corps Stronghold and its Missions to Prevent Spread of Asian Carp
Dec. 5, 2012 Senators Hail Final Senate Passage Of Legislation To Make Attendance At An Animal Fight A Crime
March 27, 2012 Letter to Chairman Feinstein and Ranking Member Alexander, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water
Dec. 6, 2011 Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Animal Fighting
Sept. 9, 2011 Sens. Levin and Kirk Announce Successful Effort to Strengthen Asian Carp Barrier
May 25, 2010 Call for Change After 11 Horses Die in Truck Crash
Feb. 26, 2009 Captive Primate Safety Act
Feb. 23, 2009 Captive Primate Safety Act
May 13, 2008 Introducing Legislation to Study Methods of Eradicating Asian Carp From the Great Lakes Ecosystem, H.R. 6031
April 22, 2008 International Year of the Reef
Nov. 13, 2007 Lake County News Sun - Beware of Hitchhiking Pest
June 14, 2007 Online Predators Threaten Children
June 13, 2007 ABC 7 Chicago - A First for Facebook
May 24, 2007 Pioneer Press - Summit Alerts Towns to Threat Ash Borer Poses
May 21, 2007 Kirk Unveils Plan to Triple Federal Funding to Help Communities Fight Emerald Ash Bore
April 19, 2007 Water Resources Development Act of 2007
March 26, 2007 H.R. 137, The Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act
March 5, 2007 Detroit Dumps 13 Billion Gallons of Sewage into Great Lakes -- Congressional Hearing
Oct. 12, 2006 Blog: Restoring Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife
Sept. 7, 2006 American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act
May 17, 2006 There is no "Forest Emergency"
May 8, 2006 Kirk, Wolf Letter Sparks FTC to Issue National Consumer Alert about MySpace.com and Other Social Networking Sites
April 14, 2006 MySpace.com
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