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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
May 7, 2014 Bennet, Landrieu, Kirk and Alexander Introduce Update to Charter School Program
May 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Immediate Action to Recover Kidnapped Nigerian Girls
May 6, 2014 Submitted Resolutions - National Charter Schools Week
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - United States Aid to Palestinian Authority
April 30, 2014 Rubio, Senate Republicans Introduce Strategic U.S. Response To Deter Russian Aggression In Europe
April 30, 2014 Kirk Provision in Russian Sanctions Bill Blocks Intelligence Sharing Between Administration and Putin
April 30, 2014 Letter to Calvin L. Scovel III, Inspector General of the Department of Transportation - Regarding the Governor's Hiring Practices at the Illinois Department of Transportation
April 25, 2014 Durbin, Kirk: BP Must Be a Better Neighbor to Lake Michigan, Chicago
April 24, 2014 Kirk Statement Honoring Victims of Armenian Genocide on 99th Anniversary
April 23, 2014 Kirk Joins with Local Illinois Brewers to Encourage Business Growth
April 22, 2014 Kirk, Crank Demand Changes to FEMA Aid Calculation System
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 16, 2014 Kirk Outlines Stroke Agenda; Teams With Chicago Stroke Research Collaborative
April 15, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Simon Join Secretary of the Air Force at Scott Air Force Base
April 14, 2014 Kirk Tours Boeing, Calls on Congress to Support Navy Growler Program
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
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
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 9, 2014 Coons, Kirk, Pryor Applaud Passage of Key Manufacturing Amendment
April 8, 2014 Sens. Hirono, Lee, Kirk & Klobuchar Introduce Job-Creating Visa Waiver Bill
April 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reinstate Suspended Sanctions Should Iran and Russia Violate the Joint Plan of Action
April 7, 2014 Kirk Statement on Senate Passage of Unemployment Benefits Extension
April 4, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
April 3, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes
April 3, 2014 Letter to Senators Mikulski, Shelby, Feinstein, and Alexander - Funding for Great Lakes
April 3, 2014 Kirk and Menendez Introduce Senate Resolution Commemorating the Armenian Genocide
April 3, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development - Funding for Great Lakes
April 3, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman and Lindsey Graham, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Funding for Great Lakes
April 3, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science & Related Agencies - Funding for Great Lakes
April 2, 2014 Sens. Warner & Kirk Propose Enhanced Consumer Protections for Debit Cards
April 1, 2014 Kirk Joins 36 Senators in Supporting Hire More Heroes Act
March 31, 2014 Congressman Quigley, Mayor Emanuel, Senator Kirk, and Senator Durbin Announce Federal Funding for an Additional 110 New U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at Chicago's Airports
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Minge, CEO of BP America Incorporated - Kirk, Durbin Ask for Meeting with BP Following Oil Spill in Lake Michigan
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm
March 25, 2014 Kirk, Durbin Statement on BP Whiting Refinery Oil Spill Into Lake Michigan
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 24, 2014 Chicago Tribune - Kirk Joins Cook Officials in Push to Fight Internet Sex Trade
March 24, 2014 Kirk, Cornyn Target Gangs that Target Children
March 23, 2014 Kirk, Warner to Introduce Cybersecurity Amendment to Ukrainian Aid Bill on Monday
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 21, 2014 Letter to US Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District - Asian Carp
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 16, 2014 Kirk Condemns Illegitimate Referendum Held in Crimea
March 14, 2014 Kirk Announces Plan to Prevent CMS from Blocking Seniors' Prescription Access
March 13, 2014 Boxer, Kirk Introduce Bill to Support Regenerative Medicine Research
March 13, 2014 9 U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement to Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Five Months
March 13, 2014 Kirk to Kerry: Stop Subsidizing Iran-Sponsored Terrorism
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