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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: National Security
July 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Guantanamo Bay Detainees Swap
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Guantanamo Bay Detainees Swap
June 3, 2014 Kirk Applauds Committee Passage of TRIA
May 15, 2014 Bipartisan Illinois Congressional Delegation Announces Funding for Metro East Levee Project, Flood Prevention Efforts in Water Resources Reform and Development Act
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 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 4, 2014 Kirk, Durbin Statement on FEMA Denial of Public Assistance for Nine Illinois Counties
Feb. 27, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Schock Press for Public Assistance Funding in Meeting with FEMA Administrator
Feb. 25, 2014 Kirk Urges Bipartisan Support for Reauthorization of TRIA
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois
Jan. 28, 2014 Kirk Statement in Response to the State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2014 Kirk and Durbin Introduce Their Bill to Bring Fairness to Federal Disaster Declaration Process
Jan. 22, 2014 Kirk Announces Washington, Illinois, Mayor Gary Manier As His Guest for the Upcoming State of the Union Address
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate - Fix Funding Formulas That Hurt Downstate Illinois Communities
Jan. 9, 2014 Kirk, Durbin React To Denial Of Federal Public Assistance For Southern And Central Illinois Counties
Dec. 20, 2013 At Gillibrand & Kirk's Urging, Both Houses of Congress Approve Measure Requiring Defense Department Report on U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs -- Heads to President's Desk as Part of 2014 Defense Bill to be Signed into Law
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Durbin, Kirk, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Public Assistance for Southern and Central Illinois Counties
Nov. 25, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Refief for Central and Southern Illinois Counties
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Declaration Due to Tornado Damage
Aug. 26, 2013 Enhance Public-Private Partnerships, Keep Jobs at the Arsenal
May 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Relief
March 4, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to Zhang Yesui, Ambassador to the United States of the People's Republic of China
Aug. 2, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Direct Task Force to Report on the Severity of the Drought
July 31, 2012 Kirk Statement on New Iran Sanctions Bill and Designations
July 16, 2012 FRA Takes Action To Increase Track Safety During Extreme Weather Events
July 9, 2012 Letter to The Hon. Joseph C. Szabo, Federal Railroad Administration
July 9, 2012 Kirk, Durbin: After Derailment, FRA Must Do More To Ensure All Railroads Are Equipped To Deal With Excessive Weather Events
June 27, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Work to Halt Proposal That Would Mandate Flood Insurance
June 26, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder Jr., Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - National Security Leaks
May 22, 2012 Sens. Kirk, Mikulski, Reps. Quigley, Lipinski, Applaud Inclusion of Visa Waiver Language in Homeland Security Appropriations Legislation
March 8, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 15, 2011 Durbin, Kirk, Senators Welcome FEMA Proposal to Move Toward a More Realistic Analysis of Flood Risk
Dec. 1, 2011 Menendez, Kirk Amendment for Stronger Sanctions Against Iran Passes in the Senate
Nov. 8, 2011 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
Sept. 15, 2011 Pakistan
July 28, 2011 Kirk Addresses Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Task Force Report
July 27, 2011 Durbin, Kirk, Costello, Shimkus: Army Corps to Report Back in One Week on Possibility of Expediting Permit Process
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Michael B. Donley Secretary of the Air Force
June 21, 2011 Kirk, Durbin, Shimkus, Johnson, Schock, Schilling Ask Air Force to Explore Flying Missions for 183rd Fighter Wing
May 3, 2011 Kirk Visits Flood-Threatened Southern Illinois
April 13, 2011 Kirk Questions USAID Administrator in Senate Hearing
March 10, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Detainees in Guantanamo Bay
Feb. 16, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - National Infrastructure
Sept. 1, 2010 Durbin and Illinois Congressional Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Relief for Thirteen Illinois Counties
April 22, 2010 Letter To Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency And Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary For Civil Works - U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers
April 22, 2010 UPI - U.S. Lawmakers Put Pressure on Syria
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