Senator Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Jr, Independent
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12/12/17 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Abandon Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules 12/04/17 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules 11/30/17 In Armed Services Hearing, King Underscores Importance of Diplomacy for National Security 11/29/17 Collins, King Applaud University of Maine Designation as a Combined Heat and Power Assistance Center 11/29/17 King, Bipartisan Group of Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Prioritize Preventive Healthcare 11/28/17 In Budget Committee, King Urges Caution on Rushed Tax Reform Process 11/25/17 In November Podcast, King Highlights Service and Activism of Maine Veterans 11/16/17 Senate Passes Reconciled FY 2018 NDAA with Victories for Maine 11/16/17 In Response to ENR Field Hearing at Robbins Lumber, King Introduces Combined Heat and Power Support Act 11/15/17 King Speaks Out Against Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 11/14/17 King Announces Bipartisan Agreement to Cut Red Tape for Maine Community Banks and Credit Unions, Strengthen Consumer Protections 11/14/17 Letter to the Honorable Richard Shelby and Jeanne Shaheen, Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Protection of New Mexicans' Right to Due Process, Opposes Civil Asset Forfeiture 11/14/17 In Hearing on Hurricane Maria Recovery Efforts, King Calls for Development of 21st Century Energy Grid as Part of U.S. Islands Restoration Efforts 11/10/17 In Bangor, King Announces Letter to CMS Administrator Requesting Extension of Open Enrollment for Maine Due to Power Loss Following October Storm 11/09/17 King Announces Support for Bipartisan Rural Health Care Bills 11/09/17 King Backs Bills to Protect Veterans' Credit Ratings, Educational Opportunities 11/09/17 Collins, King Introduce Legislation to Address Acadia National Park Boundary Issues 11/08/17 Letter to Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Provide Guidance on Boosting Support for Forensic Labs In Efforts to Combat Opioid Epidemic 11/07/17 Letter to the Hon. Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, the Hon. Ron Wyden, Ranking Member - Reject Tax Changes To 401(k)'s 11/07/17 Letter to Chairman Shelby and Ranking Member Shaheen - Request Defunding of Civil Asset Forfeiture Expansion 11/03/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Support Funding to Stem Opioid Epidemic 11/02/17 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - King, Colleagues Urge Senate Leadership to Protect Prevention and Public Health Fund 11/01/17 King Questions Facebook, Twitter, Google on Russian Social Media Disinformation Campaigns and Interference in 2016 Election 10/31/17 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Michael O'Rielly, Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel, Brendan Carr, Federal Communications Commission - Ensure Access to Affordable Broadband in Rural Communities 10/31/17 Letter to the Federal Communications Commissioners - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge FCC to Ensure Access to Affordable Broadband in Rural Communities 10/26/17 King Statement on Administration's Declaration of Opioid Crisis as a Public Health Emergency 10/26/17 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Collins, King Push Back on Proposed National Park Fee Increases, Urge Interior to Consider Alternative Strategies to Fix Backlog 10/25/17 Letter to President Donald Trump - Senators Call on President to Allow Government to Negotiate Lower Prices for Naloxone, a Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug 10/25/17 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Allow Government to Negotiate Lower Prices for Naloxone 10/25/17 King Announces Passage of Resolution Honoring USS Forrestal Crew 10/24/17 Letter to the Honorable Rhonda K. Schmidtlein, Chairman of US International Trade Commission, and the Honorable David S. Johanson, Vice-Chairman of US International Trade Commission - Action Against Illegal Chinese Hardwood Plywood Imports 10/24/17 Senate Intelligence Committee Passes FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act 10/23/17 Senators Collins, King Announce Maine Locations for 2017 Drug Take-Back Day 10/23/17 King, Healthcare Advocates Emphasize Importance of Preparation for ACA Open Enrollment Period 10/20/17 Letter to Commissioners on the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity - Sensitive Voter Data 10/20/17 Letter to Eric Hargan, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services, Robert Patterson, Acting Administrator of Drug Enforcement Administration - Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act 10/19/17 In Senate Hearing, King Highlights Need for Doctrine to Deter Adversaries in Cyberspace 10/18/17 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Concerning Foreign Threats to U.S. Election Systems 10/18/17 Letter to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity - Voter Data and Transparency About How Sensitive Data Will be Used 10/17/17 Letter to Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Cantwell, Colleagues To FERC: Reject Perry's Radical Proposed Rule 10/16/17 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Senators Urge EPA to Abandon Effort to Undermine Biodiesel Production 10/13/17 King Statement on Administration's Decision to Withhold Certification of Iran Deal 10/13/17 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Senate Committee on Health, and the Hon. Patty Murray, Senate Committee on Health - Renew Career and Technical Education Programs 10/12/17 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member - Renew Career and Technical Education Programs 10/11/17 King Discusses Strategies to Combat Drug Crisis with Mount Blue Students 10/05/17 More Bipartisan Support for King, Risch Bill to Secure Energy Infrastructure 10/05/17 King Announces Support for Bipartisan Bill to Bolster Veterans Justice Program 10/04/17 Ruppersberger Introduces House Companion to Senate Energy Grid Security Measure 9/28/17 Letter to the President - Humanitarian Assistance for Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands 9/28/17 King Announces Support for Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

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