Senator Mark Steven Kirk's Public Statements


Full Name: Mark Steven Kirk
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last 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
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4/15/14 Kirk, Durbin, Simon Join Secretary of the Air Force at Scott Air Force Base 4/14/14 Kirk Tours Boeing, Calls on Congress to Support Navy Growler Program 4/11/14 Americans at Risk - Kirk Proposal Will Protect Citizens Flying Abroad 4/10/14 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 4/10/14 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 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act 4/09/14 Coons, Kirk, Pryor Applaud Passage of Key Manufacturing Amendment 4/08/14 Sens. Hirono, Lee, Kirk & Klobuchar Introduce Job-Creating Visa Waiver Bill 4/07/14 Kirk Statement on Senate Passage of Unemployment Benefits Extension 4/07/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Reinstate Suspended Sanctions Should Iran and Russia Violate the Joint Plan of Action 4/04/14 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition 4/04/14 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 4/03/14 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development - Funding for Great Lakes 4/03/14 Letter to Senators Mikulski, Shelby, Feinstein, and Alexander - Funding for Great Lakes 4/03/14 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman and Lindsey Graham, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Funding for Great Lakes 4/03/14 Kirk and Menendez Introduce Senate Resolution Commemorating the Armenian Genocide 4/03/14 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes 4/03/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science & Related Agencies - Funding for Great Lakes 4/02/14 Sens. Warner & Kirk Propose Enhanced Consumer Protections for Debit Cards 4/01/14 Kirk Joins 36 Senators in Supporting Hire More Heroes Act 3/31/14 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 3/27/14 Letter to John Minge, CEO of BP America Incorporated - Kirk, Durbin Ask for Meeting with BP Following Oil Spill in Lake Michigan 3/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm 3/25/14 Kirk, Durbin Statement on BP Whiting Refinery Oil Spill Into Lake Michigan 3/25/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine 3/24/14 Chicago Tribune - Kirk Joins Cook Officials in Push to Fight Internet Sex Trade 3/24/14 Kirk, Cornyn Target Gangs that Target Children 3/23/14 Kirk, Warner to Introduce Cybersecurity Amendment to Ukrainian Aid Bill on Monday 3/21/14 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 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 3/16/14 Kirk Condemns Illegitimate Referendum Held in Crimea 3/14/14 Kirk Announces Plan to Prevent CMS from Blocking Seniors' Prescription Access 3/13/14 Kirk to Kerry: Stop Subsidizing Iran-Sponsored Terrorism 3/13/14 9 U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement to Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Five Months 3/13/14 Boxer, Kirk Introduce Bill to Support Regenerative Medicine Research 3/11/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 3/11/14 Kirk Statement on Housing Finance Reform 3/10/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Asking Pentagon to Help Identify, Bring Home Remains of Sailors Killed at Pearl Harbor for Burial 3/10/14 Kirk, Alvarez Outline Anti-Sex Trafficking Agenda 3/07/14 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal 3/07/14 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduce Resolution Honoring International Women's Day 3/06/14 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal 3/06/14 Letter to Joseph S. Blatter, President, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) - Suspend Russia's World Cup Participation 3/06/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secreaty of the Department of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims 3/05/14 Kirk, Durbin Sponsor Resolution for "Jan Karski Day" 3/05/14 Wicker Leads Bipartisan Effort Condemning Russian Aggression in Ukraine 3/04/14 Kirk, Community Leaders Discuss Rising Heroin Abuse, Local Issues in DuPage County 3/04/14 Kirk Meets with Chicago-Area Families and Leaders Impacted by Ukrainian Struggle 3/04/14 Kirk, Durbin Statement on FEMA Denial of Public Assistance for Nine Illinois Counties 2/27/14 Kirk, Durbin, Schock Press for Public Assistance Funding in Meeting with FEMA Administrator