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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 24, 2014 FOX 32 - Sen. Kirk Uniquely Qualified for VA Hospitals' Investigation
May 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Commitment to Poland
May 22, 2014 Kirk, Durbin: Bipartisan Bill Investing in Illinois Infrastructure Priorities Heads to President's Desk
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Kirk's Veterans Priorities Pass Full Appropriations Committee With Bipartisan Support
May 22, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Human Rights Violations in Iran
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 21, 2014 Letter to Richard J. Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Regarding Allegations Towards the Hines VA Medical Center
May 20, 2014 Kirk Announces Expanded Investigation of VA Wait Lists, Restriction on VA Bonuses
May 15, 2014 Bipartisan Illinois Congressional Delegation Announces Funding for Metro East Levee Project, Flood Prevention Efforts in Water Resources Reform and Development Act
May 15, 2014 Durbin, Kirk, Bustos, Davis: Bipartisan Bill to Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Included In Water Resources Reform And Development Act
May 15, 2014 Kirk Votes to End Housing Bailouts
May 15, 2014 Senators Coons, Kirk Introduce Bill to Designate Nation's First Coast-to-Coast Trail
May 14, 2014 Kirk Statement on Allegations of Secret Waiting Lists at Hines VA Medical Center
May 13, 2014 Senate Resolution 443 - Recognizing the Goals of National Travel and Tourism Week and Honoring the Valuable Contributions of Travel Tourism to the United States
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Regarding Sale of French Warships to Russia
May 8, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Bill to Extend, Reform Special Immigrant Visa Program
May 8, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Boko Haram Kidnappings
May 8, 2014 Kirk, Boxer, Menendez, Collins, Shaheen Introduce International Violence Against Women Act
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
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 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - United States Aid to Palestinian Authority
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 30, 2014 Rubio, Senate Republicans Introduce Strategic U.S. Response To Deter Russian Aggression In Europe
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 30, 2014 Kirk Provision in Russian Sanctions Bill Blocks Intelligence Sharing Between Administration and Putin
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 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 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 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 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 Dianne Feinstein, Chairman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development - Funding for Great Lakes
April 3, 2014 Kirk and Menendez Introduce Senate Resolution Commemorating the Armenian Genocide
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
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