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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

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Dec. 12, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Urging the VA to Comply with 2010 Law that Protects Veterans from Exorbitant ER Bills
Dec. 9, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Urge VA to Comply with 2010 Law
Oct. 10, 2016 Rockford Register Star - Mark Kirk Supports Medicaid Waiver for Mental Health, Substance Abuse
Aug. 6, 2016 Kirk Statement on Seniors' Inability to Access Social Security Information Online
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage
June 22, 2016 Capito, Peters and Kirk Introduce the Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act
June 9, 2016 Kirk Meets with Illinois AARP Delegation To Discuss Continued Work For Senior Citizens
May 24, 2016 Senate Passes Isakson Resolution to Stop Obama Rule Restricting Access to Retirement Planning for American Families, Small Businesses
Aug. 6, 2015 Kirk Bill Increases Access to Summer Meals for Children Throughout Illinois
July 28, 2015 Roskam, Kirk, Blumenauer, Rubio Introduce Bill to Protect Seniors, Prevent Medicare Fraud
May 12, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Give Public More Time to Weigh in on Proposed Rule that Could Restrict Access to Retirement Advice
April 27, 2015 Kirk, 9/11 First Responders from Illinois to Support Important Healthcare Safety Net to Extend Programs and Benefits
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers
March 10, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Proposed Labor Rule Could Restrict Access to Affordable Retirement Advice
Aug. 11, 2014 Kirk Meets with Local Seniors to Discuss Medicare Fraud
June 19, 2014 Manchin, Wicker, Kirk, Nelson Introduce Bill to Reform Hospital Readmissions Program
May 30, 2014 Kirk, Hines Whistleblowers Reveal Culture of Corruption at Hines VA Hospital
March 14, 2014 Kirk Announces Plan to Prevent CMS from Blocking Seniors' Prescription Access
March 13, 2014 9 U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement to Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Five Months
March 7, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
March 6, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
May 21, 2013 Cardin, Kirk, Mikulski Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Help Holocaust Survivors Access Needed Social Services
June 28, 2012 Senator Kirk Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling of the President's Health Care Law
Dec. 6, 2011 Executive Session
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to Governor Quinn
Sept. 15, 2011 Attacking Waste, Fraud in Federal Programs - New Twists on an Old Goal
Sept. 14, 2011 Bipartisan, House-Senate Coalition Introduces Legislation to Prevent Medicare Waste, Fraud and Abuse
July 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Stop Demagoguery
March 4, 2010 Kirk Opposes Second Stimulus Spending Bill
Feb. 13, 2008 Fighting Identity Theft and Defending the Homeland
Feb. 13, 2008 Introducing Legislation to Upgrade the Security of the Social Security Card
Feb. 11, 2008 Kirk, Roskam: Secure Social Security Card Needed to Prevent Identity Theft and Protect Trust Fund
Dec. 13, 2007 Kirk Reaffirms Employer Right to Verification as Blagojevich Changes Heart in Federal Lawsuit
Nov. 15, 2007 FOX News Channel "Your World" - Transcript
Nov. 14, 2007 Introducing the Airport Security Enhancement Act of 2007
Nov. 14, 2007 Know Who Works at O'Hare
Nov. 13, 2007 CBS 2 Chicago - O'Hare Security Summit Held After 2 Investigation
Nov. 13, 2007 ABC 7 News - Call for Action After O'Hare Arrests
Nov. 13, 2007 Kirk and Bean Host O'Hare Security Summit
Oct. 8, 2007 Kirk Named Vice Chair of Congressional Diabetes Caucus
Sept. 27, 2007 Calling on the Governor of the State of Illinois to Defend Employers' Right to Employee Verification
Aug. 6, 2007 Chicago Tribune - Lawmakers Talk the Talk with Constituents
Feb. 22, 2007 Lawmakers Take Action on O'Hare Security Risks
March 30, 2006 Blog - Medicare
March 4, 2006 Waukegan News Sun Editorial - Hospitals Split From Kenosha
March 16, 2005 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
Dec. 7, 2004 Recognizing the Link Between Cardiovascular Risk and Kidney Disease
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