Steve King

Steve King


King Response to Yes Vote on Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following video statement after voting in favor of H.R. 1191, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015:


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King: Say No to Data Disarmament


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after voting against H.R. 2048, the USA FREEDOM Act. 

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King Responds to Iowa State of Emergency Due to Avian Influenza H5N2 Outbreak


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after Governor Terry Branstad joined by Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten announced Iowa to be in a state of emergency due to the recent avian influenza H5N2 outbreak.

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King Responds to Amnesty Amendment Added to NDAA


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee accepted an amnesty amendment during the markup of H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act ( NDAA):

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King Introduces “Restrain the Judges on Marriage Act”


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after introducing his bill “Restrain the Judges on Marriage Act of 2015.” This bill strips federal courts of jurisdiction to hear cases related to marriage.  The effect of the bill would prevent federal courts from hearing marriage cases, leaving the issue to the States where it properly belongs. 

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King op-ed in The Washington Times: Keeping fast track on the straight and narrow


It must be said, free trade agreements are not the avenue for the president to complete his objective to “fundamentally transform America.”

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King Response to H5N2 Avian Influenza in Osceola County


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement in response to the confirmed presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) at a commercial laying facility in Osceola County, Iowa. This is the second confirmed case in the state.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Iowa Department of Public Health considers the risk to people from these HPAI H5 infections in wild birds, backyard flocks and commercial poultry, to be low.  No human infections with the virus have ever been detected.

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King: Let’s Make Tax Day “Just Another Day”


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following video statement regarding Tax Day today:

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To watch Congressman Steve King’s full remarks, click here.

“Let’s make today just another day under the FairTax and abolish the IRS.”

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King Introduces “Truth in Employment Act” to Curb Union Salting Abuses


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after re-introducing H.R. 1746, the Truth in Employment Act of 2015. The legislation would protect employees and employers from harassment and disruptive actions by union “salts” who threaten jobs and business success.

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King Response to Egypt Aid Package Hold Being Lifted


Washington, D.C. - Congressman Steve King released the following statement after the White House announced they would be withdrawing a U.S. hold on the annual aid package to Egypt. The hold has been in place since October 2013.

“I am glad that President Obama finally decided to withdraw the hold on the military aid package to Egypt,” said King. “However, it needed to be sooner. There is still more aid to be delivered such as the much needed parts for the Apache helicopters to fight radical Islamic terrorists in the Sinai.  

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Steve King grew up in a law enforcement family in Storm Lake, Iowa. He attended Denison Community High School, where he met Marilyn Kelly, whom he married in 1972. They have lived in Kiron for 38 years and are members of St. Martin’s Church in Odebolt. Steve and Marilyn have three grown sons and five grandchildren.

King studied math and science at Northwest Missouri State University. He started King Construction in 1975 and built the business up from one bulldozer. He brings valuable knowledge to Congress as an agribusinessman and a small business owner for 28 years. King’s oldest son now runs the construction business.

He served in the Iowa State Senate for six years where he assumed roles as Chairman of the State Government Committee and Vice Chairman of the Oversight Budget Subcommittee. He was a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Judiciary Committee, Business and Labor Committee and the Commerce Committees. He worked in the State Senate to successfully eliminate the inheritance tax, enforce workplace drug testing, enforce parenting rights, including parental notification of abortions, pass tax cuts for working Iowans, and pass the law that made English the official language in Iowa.

King was elected to Congress in 2002 to represent Iowa’s Fifth Congressional District. During the 2012 election cycle, Iowa was redistricted to four districts. King now represents the Fourth Congressional District in the 113th Congress which includes: Ames, Fort Dodge, Mason City, Sioux City and Spencer. He brings personal experience, Constitutional principles, traditional marriage and family values and the perspective of representing one of the top producing agriculture districts in the nation to the people of Iowa’s new Fourth Congressional District.

King serves on the Agriculture Committee and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition. He has long been dedicated to adding value as close to the corn stalk and bean stubble as possible, as many times as possible. The Fourth District is one of the leading agricultural production districts in America. It will lead the nation in egg and pork production and will be near the top in corn and soybean production. The Fourth District will also rank first among all 435 congressional districts in ethanol and total renewable energy production. King’s very first bill in Congress was an expansion of a tax credit to small ethanol and biodiesel producers. His language was included in the Energy Users Act of 2005, which President George W. Bush signed into law.

As 97% of Iowa’s businesses are small business, King received a special waiver to serve on the House Small Business Committee so he could work to restrict government regulations that impede the growth of business and jobs. He continues to sit on the Small Business Committee as he serves Iowa’s new Fourth District and he brings with him to the Committee firsthand knowledge of challenges faced by small business owners. He also sits on the following Subcommittees within Small Business: Agriculture, Energy and Trade; Healthcare and Technology; Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access; Contracting and Workforce.

King is also a member of the House Judiciary Committee, where he sits on the Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee and the Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee. He believes the Constitution means what it says and that it should be read with the intent of our Founding Fathers in mind. King is never caught without a copy of the Constitution in his coat pocket.

King also chairs the Conservative Opportunity Society, a powerful and legendary House caucus that is best known for energizing Republicans to regain the majority of the House of Representatives in 1994.

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