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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Finance and Banking

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Jr, Republican
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. Senate - Jr
Date Title
Issue Position: Ethics and Reform
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Save Perkins Loan Program
Aug. 7, 2015 Donnelly: Bipartisan Legislation Would Encourage Investments in Small Businesses
July 21, 2015 Kirk Backs Dart in Fight With Human Trafficking Site Backpage
June 30, 2015 Kirk Statement on Expiration of Export-Import Bank
June 10, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
June 10, 2015 Kirk Amendment Demonstrates Majority, Bipartisan Support for Export-Import Bank
May 16, 2015 Kirk Visits Boeing in St. Louis to Support Ex-Im Loans, Trade Bill
May 12, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Give Public More Time to Weigh in on Proposed Rule that Could Restrict Access to Retirement Advice
March 19, 2015 Kirk, Heitkamp Introduce Bipartisan Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization
March 10, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Proposed Labor Rule Could Restrict Access to Affordable Retirement Advice
Feb. 25, 2015 Owners to Discuss Ex-Im Reauthorization, Reform
Jan. 30, 2015 Kirk Named Chair of Senate Subcommittees on Appropriations, Banking
Sept. 17, 2014 Senators, Energy CEOs Call for Long-Term Extension of Export-Import Bank
Aug. 19, 2014 Kirk, Export-Import Bank Chairman and President Hochberg Express Importance of Bank Reauthorization to Keep Illinois Businesses on a Level Playing Field
Aug. 8, 2014 Kirk Bill to Streamline Oversight of Overseas Money Transfers Heads to President's Desk
July 31, 2014 Cantwell, Murray Cosponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank
July 30, 2014 Manchin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank
July 17, 2014 Kirk's TRIA Legislation Passes Full Senate
July 17, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act
July 7, 2014 Kirk Calls on Secretary Duncan to Work With Congress; Nix 'Gainful Employment' Regulation
May 7, 2014 Letter to Tim Johnson, Chairman and Mike Crapo, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs - Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank
April 2, 2014 Sens. Warner & Kirk Propose Enhanced Consumer Protections for Debit Cards
March 11, 2014 Kirk Statement on Housing Finance Reform
Feb. 25, 2014 Kirk Urges Bipartisan Support for Reauthorization of TRIA
Jan. 9, 2014 Kirk, Crapo, Toomey, Barrasso, Enzi, Moran, and Wicker Introduce Legislation To Relieve Community Banks Of Volcker Rule Impact
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. 19, 2013 Letter to Treasury Secretary Lew and Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke - Kirk, Manchin, Wicker Urge Federal Banking Officials to Protect Community Banks
Oct. 31, 2013 Kirk, Manchin Introduce Bipartisan Bill Improving Access to Credit
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Act on Problem of Medical Debt on Credit Reports
Oct. 1, 2013 We Need Reverse Mortgage Reform
July 31, 2013 Kirk Amendment Confronts Reverse Mortgages
July 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Banking Committee - FHA Solvency Act of 2013
July 24, 2013 Sens. Moran, Tester and Kirk Introduce Bill to Increase Community Bank Lending, Create Jobs
July 24, 2013 Kirk, Moran, Tester Introduce Bill to Increase Community Bank Lending, Create Jobs
July 23, 2013 Supports Reforms to Wind Down Housing Finance Giants Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
March 20, 2013 Lawsuit Over Key Interest Rate Increases Pressure on Treasury for Fixes
Oct. 2, 2012 Kirk, Grassley Question Treasury Secretary Inaction on LIBOR, Impact on U.S. Borrowers
July 27, 2012 Letter to Mary Schapiro, Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Stanford Ponzi Scheme Victims
March 22, 2012 Senator Blumenthal, Kirk Applaud Final Passage of Stock Act
Jan. 6, 2012 Statement - Illinois Downgrade
Dec. 23, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Holder
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of Department of the Treasury
Nov. 8, 2011 Roll Call - Lawmakers Overcome Party Divide With Hot Cups of Coffee
Oct. 4, 2011 Senators: Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Hurts Main Street
Sept. 29, 2010 Kirk on Giannoulias: "He Can't Have it Both Ways"
Sept. 27, 2010 Kirk Campaign Statement on Negative Illinois Bond Rating Outlook from Moody's
June 30, 2010 Kirk Statement on Financial Regulation Bill
March 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Oct. 29, 2009 The Bridge Loan To Nowhere
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