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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
April 11, 2014 Americans at Risk - Kirk Proposal Will Protect Citizens Flying Abroad
April 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Eric Holder, Attorney General - Kirk Proposal Will Protect Citizens Flying Abroad
Feb. 27, 2014 Kirk, Warner Introduce Highway Innovation Act of 2014
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), and Thomas Bostick, Chief of Engineers - Great Lakes Senators Call for Funding to End Harbor Maintenance Backlog
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx - Support Argonne Proposal to Help Mass Transit Systems Handle Emergency Events
Dec. 6, 2013 Kirk, Coats Highlight Importance of Illiana Expressway
Oct. 23, 2013 Pantagraph - Sen. Kirk Visits CIRA, Defends Control Tower Funding
Oct. 23, 2013 Senator Kirk Touts Effort to Save Air Traffic Control Tower During Central Illinois Regional Airport Visit
Oct. 23, 2013 Bustos, Durbin, Kirk, Davis Provision To Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Passes House Of Representatives
Oct. 17, 2013 Statement from Senator Kirk on Illiana Expressway Vote
Oct. 15, 2013 Southtown Star - Kirk: Expressway Deserves Shot as Transportation Model
Sept. 11, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Aug. 30, 2013 Springfield to Receive $14.4 Million in Federal TIGER Grant Funds for Carpenter Street Underpass
Aug. 16, 2013 Kirk: No Golden Parachutes for Public Transit Agencies
Aug. 5, 2013 Menendez, Kirk Reintroduce Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Letter to Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation - Springfield Rail Improvement
June 18, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation - TIGER Grant Funding
May 17, 2013 Letter to Administrator Huerta - FAA Salary Bonuses
May 2, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding
March 14, 2013 Senator Blunt Co-Sponsors Amendment To Protect Contract Tower Program
March 14, 2013 Durbin, Kirk, Bustos, Davis Bill Would Promote Public-Private Partnerships for Lock & Dam Modernization
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Chairman and CEO Parker and President and CEO Horton - American Airlines Merger
Dec. 21, 2012 Kirk Statement on Midway Announcement
July 18, 2012 Kirk, Durbin, Quinn, Emanuel Announce $40 Million Federal Investment in Illinois Transit
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
May 22, 2012 Sens. Kirk, Mikulski, Reps. Quigley, Lipinski, Applaud Inclusion of Visa Waiver Language in Homeland Security Appropriations Legislation
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
Jan. 17, 2012 The Alton Telegraph - Kirk Touts Public-Private Partnerships
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, and Senator Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Committee
Dec. 6, 2011 Letter to Daniel Elliott III and Ann Begeman, Chairmand and Vice Chairman of Surface Transportation Board
Dec. 5, 2011 Letter to Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Begeman and Commissioner Mulvey
Nov. 30, 2011 Letter to Tom Horton, Chairman and CEO of AMR Corporation - American Airlines
Oct. 25, 2011 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Unveil "International Travelers Bill of Rights"
Sept. 26, 2011 Sens. Kirk, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prohibit the Use of Laser Pointers to Target Aircraft
Sept. 22, 2011 Senate Panel Advances Kirk Transportation Priorities
Sept. 12, 2011 Kirk, Lipinski, Hultgren Call for Extension of Surface Transportation Legislation
Aug. 1, 2011 Letter to Anne S. Ferro, Administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
July 29, 2011 Letter to Mr. Calio
July 27, 2011 Spectrum Auctions
July 7, 2011 Durbin and Kirk Announce $50 Million In DOT Funding for O'Hare Runway Construction
June 30, 2011 Lincoln Legacy Infrastructure Development Act
June 20, 2011 Kirk Unveils Lincoln Legacy Infrastructure Development Act
June 8, 2011 The Hill: Time to Put Short Transport Vehicles for Horses Into Park
May 9, 2011 Durbin, Kirk, Quinn Announce $268 Million for High Speed Rail Cars in Illinois
May 4, 2011 Governor Quinn, Senators Durbin, Kirk Announce $186 Million for Chicago to St. Louis High Speed Rail
April 4, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
March 24, 2011 Kirk, Manzullo, and Schilling Tour Thomson Prison After Asking President to Block Transfer of Gitmo Prisoners
March 14, 2011 Agreement Reached to Expand Capacity at O'Hare and Foster Economic Growth Nationwide
Feb. 17, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
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