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Mark Kirk's Public Statements

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: Ethics and Reform
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 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 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Banking Committee - FHA Solvency Act of 2013
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
March 30, 2009 Kirk: 3 Reforms to Help Boost Economy and Protect Retirement Savings
March 24, 2009 Thrust For Power
March 10, 2009 Stock Market Recovery Act
March 10, 2009 Stock Market Recovery Act, H.R. 1406
March 6, 2009 The Stock Market Recovery Act
Feb. 4, 2009 Middle Class Investor Relief Act
Dec. 3, 2008 Letter to Robert Zoellick, President of the World Bank
Nov. 24, 2008 Congressmen Offer Ideas on the Economy
Oct. 27, 2008 Demanding Accountability in the Financial Bailout Package
Sept. 29, 2008 Remarks of U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert on H.R. 3997, the Financial Industry Bailout Bill
Sept. 28, 2008 Middle Class Investor Relief Act, H.R. 7123
Sept. 27, 2008 Demanding Accountability in the Financial Bailout Package
Sept. 21, 2008 Amendments to Bipartisan Bailout Bill
March 31, 2008 Kirk, HUD and Mortgage Experts: Action to End Mortgage Crisis
Nov. 6, 2007 World Bank Subsidizing Ahmadinejad
June 14, 2007 Voice of America - Experts Debate How to Make World Bank More Effective
June 12, 2007 Dow Jones News Service - SEC Would Have Small-Business Ombudsman Under Bill
April 5, 2007 SEC Pushes Clearer Sarbox Guidelines
April 3, 2007 Kirk, Israel Introduce Sarbanes-Oxley Small Business Reform Package
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