Steve King

Steve King


King Amendment to FORM Act Passed By Voice


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following video from his statements on the House Floor introducing his amendment to H.R. 3189, the Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization Act of 2015. His amendment passed by voice vote. King is grateful for the support of Chairman Hensarling.


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King Offers Davis Bacon Repeal Amendment to Highway Trust Fund Bill


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following House Floor statement on his amendment to the Highway Trust Fund, The Davis Bacon Repeal Amendment:



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


To view the original amendment text, click here.

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King Introduces Ending the Sanctuary Capitol Policy Act


Washington, D.C. - Congressman Steve King released the following statement after introducing the “Ending the Sanctuary Capitol Policy Act of 2015:”

“The immigration system in the United States has an enforcement problem,” said King. “The lawlessness of the Obama Administration has trickled down to at least 340 local so-called ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions that openly defy federal law and release dangerous criminals. This lawlessness has even invaded the Capitol grounds where the laws are written.

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King Introduces Resolution in Support of the Defense of Israel


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after introducing H. Res. 500 which states the United States House of Representatives pledged support for the State of Israel in its efforts to maintain its sovereignty.

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King Introduces the Meaningful Use Act


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after introducing H.R. 3780, the “Putting Patients and Providers Ahead of Compressed Regulatory Timelines Act of 2015” also known as “The Meaningful Use Act.”

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The Heritage Foundation, Daily Signal: What We Need in Our Next Speaker of the House


The House of Representatives will decide the destiny of the Republican Party and the nation when we select a new speaker.

As the people’s House, it is our duty to be the voice of the American people, and in the last few years, the voters have not been heard. Our next speaker needs to offer a bold vision that inspires our conference as well as the American people we represent.

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King Introduces Four Amendments to CR That Begin to Restore Article I Authority


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after submitting four amendments to the Continuing Resolution (CR) in Rules Committee today:

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King Calls for Open and Deliberate Process for Speaker Race


Washington, D.C. - Congressman Steve King released the following statement to express his call for open dialogue and a deliberate process to elect a new Speaker of the House Representatives:

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King Statement in Honor of Constitution Day


Washington, DC - Congressman Steve King released the following statement to commemorate Constitution Day, marking the 228th year since the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America.  King is a member of the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice and always carries a copy of the Constitution in his pocket.

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King: H.R. 3134 is Not Sufficient to Defund Planned Parenthood


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement to express his concerns about H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act:

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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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