|U.S. Senate, North Carolina|
|January 3, 2009-Present|
|January 3, 2015|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2008|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|North Carolina State Senator from the 27th district|
|North Carolina State Senator from the 32nd district|
|Bachelor's||Florida State University|
|J.D.||Wake Forest University|
|Date of birth||May 26, 1953|
|Place of birth||Shelby, North Carolina|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 Committee assignments
- 4 Issues
- 5 Elections
- 6 Campaign donors
- 7 Analysis
- 8 Recent news
- 9 Personal
- 10 External links
- 11 References
Hagan was born in Shelby, North Carolina. She earned a B.A. from Florida State University in 1975 and a Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University in 1978.
After her education, Hagan worked in the financial industry, becoming a vice president of North Carolina's largest bank, NCNB (North Carolina National Bank), which is now a part of Bank of America.
Hagan serves on the following committees:
- Armed Services Committee
- Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities (Chair)
- Subcommittee on Personnel
- Subcommittee on Seapower
- Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
- Subcommittee on Economic Policy
- Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
- Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
- Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee
- Subcommittee on Children and Families
- Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging
- Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee
Hagan voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. The bill was passed in the Senate by a 89/8 vote on January 1, 2013.
Congressional Staff Salaries
The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Heller paid his congressional staff a total of $2,947,537 in 2011. She ranks 12th on the list of the highest paid Democratic Senatorial Staff Salaries and she ranks 14th overall of the highest paid Senatorial Staff Salaries in 2011. Overall, North Carolina ranks 34th in average salary for senatorial staff. The average U.S. Senate congressional staff was paid $2,529,141.70 in fiscal year 2011.
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Hagan's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $3,139,633 and $34,360,977. That averages to $18,750,305, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Senators in 2010 of $19,383,524.
Percentage voting with party
Kay Hagan voted with the Democratic Party 90.0% of the time, which ranked 42nd among the 51 Senate Democratic members as of November 2011.
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Hagan and her husband Chip have three children.
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- Gov Track "Kay Hagan," Accessed March 3, 2012
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "HAGAN, Kay, (1953 - )"
- Kay Hagan for U.S. Senate "Kay's Story - About Kay"
- Kay Hagan, United States Senator for North Carolina "About Kay - Committee Assignments"
- U.S. Senate "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008"
- LegiStorm "Kay Hagan"
- OpenSecrets.org, "Hagan, (D-NC), 2010"
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
- Kay Hagan for U.S. Senate "About Kay - Family"
|United States Senate - North Carolina
| Succeeded by|
|North Carolina State Senate - District 27
| Succeeded by|
|North Carolina State Senate - District 32
| Succeeded by|