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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
March 5, 2014 Kirk, Durbin Sponsor Resolution for "Jan Karski Day"
March 5, 2014 Wicker Leads Bipartisan Effort Condemning Russian Aggression in Ukraine
March 4, 2014 Kirk, Community Leaders Discuss Rising Heroin Abuse, Local Issues in DuPage County
March 4, 2014 Kirk, Durbin Statement on FEMA Denial of Public Assistance for Nine Illinois Counties
March 4, 2014 Kirk Meets with Chicago-Area Families and Leaders Impacted by Ukrainian Struggle
Feb. 27, 2014 Kirk, Warner Introduce Highway Innovation Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Schock Press for Public Assistance Funding in Meeting with FEMA Administrator
Feb. 25, 2014 Kirk Urges Bipartisan Support for Reauthorization of TRIA
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 25, 2014 Kirk Praises $70 Million DOD Grant for Development of Illinois Design Labs
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Feb. 24, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Portman Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Concerned with Japanese Agriculture Tariffs in Trade Negotiations
Feb. 21, 2014 Kirk Statement on Violence in Ukraine
Feb. 20, 2014 Kirk Tours Illiana Health Care System and Addresses Nationwide VA Backlog
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Mark Horowitz, Inspector General of the Department of Justice - Review of FBI and DOJ Investigations of Alleged Police Abuses in Harvey
Feb. 14, 2014 Shaheen, Kirk, and Toomey Ask Senate to 'Kis Sugar Subsidies Goodbye,' Reform Sugar Program
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman Federal Trade Commission - Establishment of Merchant and Retail Industry Information Sharing Analysis Center
Feb. 10, 2014 In Advance of Valentine's Day, Kirk and Davis Call to End Job-Crushing Federal Sugar Program
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Combat Child Sexual Assault In Guatemala
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - International Hacking
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
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
Feb. 7, 2014 Senate Approves Kirk, Durbin Resolution to Honor and Support Global Efforts to Eradicate Polio
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois
Feb. 4, 2014 Kirk Statement In Support of Farm Bill
Feb. 3, 2014 Kirk Bill to Impose Mandatory Sentences for Consumer Hackers
Jan. 28, 2014 Kirk Statement in Response to the State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2014 Kirk and Durbin Introduce Their Bill to Bring Fairness to Federal Disaster Declaration Process
Jan. 24, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Kelly Introduce Bill to Establish National Park in Pullman
Jan. 23, 2014 Kirk Announces Legislation Backing High-Performing All-Year Schools
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Max Baucus, Chairman, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Finace - Maintaining the Charitable Tax Deduction
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 22, 2014 Kirk Announces Washington, Illinois, Mayor Gary Manier As His Guest for the Upcoming State of the Union Address
Jan. 21, 2014 Kirk Announces Successful Effort Boosting Federal Funding to Combat Gangs of "National Significance"
Jan. 20, 2014 Sen. Mark Kirk Statement in Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 17, 2014 Senate Approves $18.5 Million For Kirk-Driven Anti-Gang Initiatives
Jan. 17, 2014 Kirk Statement on Department of Energy's Approval of FutureGen Clean Coal Project
Jan. 16, 2014 Boxer, Kirk Introduce Bill to Promote Women's Participation in International Conflict Resolution
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy - Army Corps of Engineers Should Use Funding from Omnibus Appropriations Bill to Fix Metro East Levee
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate - Fix Funding Formulas That Hurt Downstate Illinois Communities
Jan. 12, 2014 Statement by Senator Kirk on the P5+1 Interim Agreement with Iran
Jan. 10, 2014 Senators Kirk, Brown And Durbin Introduce Bipartisan Resolution To Honor Famed Prohibition Agent, Eliot Ness
Jan. 9, 2014 Kirk, Crapo, Toomey, Barrasso, Enzi, Moran, and Wicker Introduce Legislation To Relieve Community Banks Of Volcker Rule Impact
Jan. 9, 2014 Kirk, Durbin React To Denial Of Federal Public Assistance For Southern And Central Illinois Counties
Jan. 6, 2014 Kirk Statement on the Army Corps Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study
Jan. 6, 2014 Kirk Statement on the Confirmation of Dr. Janet Yellen as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Dec. 20, 2013 At Gillibrand & Kirk's Urging, Both Houses of Congress Approve Measure Requiring Defense Department Report on U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs -- Heads to President's Desk as Part of 2014 Defense Bill to be Signed into Law
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