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Don Young's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Donald 'Don' E. Young
Office: U.S. House (AK) - At-Large, Republican
First Elected: 03/06/1973
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - At-Large
Primary Aug. 19, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 2 Children: Joni, Dawn
Birth Date: 06/09/1933
Birth Place: Meridian, CA
Home City: Fort Yukon, AK
Religion: Episcopalian
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Date Title
April 3, 2014 Congressman Young Presses Secretary Jewell for Answers on King Cove Emergency Medical Access
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 26, 2014 Congressman Young on Newest Obamacare Delay
March 21, 2014 Newsletter: Washington Update
Feb. 18, 2014 Congressman Young Welcomes BIA-IHS Decision to No Longer Deny Full Funding for Services Rendered
Dec. 20, 2013 Delegation Land Transfer Passes Congress, Benefitting Native Health Efforts
Dec. 13, 2013 Congressman Don Young Assists Alaskan Radiation Center with Clarification of Federal Regulations
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Senators Patty Murray and Jeff Sessions and Representatives Paul Ryan and Chris Van Hollen - Equal Treatment for Indian Health Service and VA
Oct. 29, 2013 House Passes Rep. Young Bill to Expand Alaska Native Healthcare Delivery
Oct. 11, 2013 Juneau Empire - Legislation Would Ensure Funding for Tribal Clinics, Hospitals
Oct. 10, 2013 Alaska Delegation: Shutdown Proves Need to Forward Fund Indian Health Service
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Chairman Frank D. Lucas, House Committee on Agriculture - Sanitation Facilities in Rural Alaska
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
July 17, 2012 Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA)
July 11, 2012 Rep. Young Votes to Repeal ObamaCare -- Again
March 23, 2012 Rep. Young Comments on the Two-Year Anniversary of ObamaCare
March 6, 2012 Hearing of the Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - FY2013 Budget Request of the Indian Health Service and of the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
Dec. 14, 2011 Maniilaq Association Property Conveyance
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
Jan. 19, 2011 Rep. Young Votes To Repeal Health Care Law
Nov. 18, 2010 Congressman Young Addresses Forum On Bed Bugs
April 30, 2010 Future Looks Bright For Denali Commission
April 20, 2010 Rep. Young Comments On Alaska's Decision To Join Lawsuit Over Health Care
March 21, 2010 Rep. Young Comments On Government Takeover Of Health Care
March 3, 2010 Rep. Young Comments On President's Newest Health Care Plan
Nov. 19, 2009 Rep. Young Votes For Responsible Medicare Reimbursement Fix
Nov. 13, 2009 Op-Ed: House Health Care Bill Was Bad For Alaskans
Nov. 7, 2009 Rep. Young Comments On Vote To Rescind American Freedom
Nov. 5, 2009 Rep. Young Comments On Republican Health Care Alternative
Nov. 2, 2009 111 -- Not Such A Lonely Number
Oct. 29, 2009 Rep. Young's Statement On Unveiling Of Democrat's Government-Run Health Care Bill
Sept. 23, 2009 Rep. Young Joins Call For Public Review Of Health Care Bill
Sept. 9, 2009 Rep. Young's Statement In Response To The President's Health Care Address
July 31, 2009 Peninsula Clarion Op-Ed: The Illusion of a Plan: Health-care Bill Could Hit Small Businesses Pretty Hard
June 5, 2009 Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Access to Healthcare for Native American Communities
May 7, 2009 Alaska Delegation Responds to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget
April 29, 2009 Rep. Young Votes NO On Budget
April 6, 2009 Rep. Young Joins Colleagues in Seeking Additional Funding for TBI and PTSD Treatment
Feb. 4, 2009 Rep. Young Votes on Final Version of Children's Health Insurance Program
Jan. 14, 2009 Rep. Young Votes in Favor of Children's Healthcare
Sept. 17, 2008 Introduction of Maniilaq Association Act
June 24, 2008 Rep. Young Works in U.S. House for Permanent Medicare Fix for Alaska
June 4, 2008 House Passes Bill to Keep Health center Doors Open
April 22, 2008 Rep. Don Young Joins the American Council of the Blind in Supporting the Safety of Blind Pedestrians
Feb. 13, 2008 Rep. Don Young Sponsors Fishermen's Health Legislation
Dec. 19, 2007 Representative Young Votes to Provide Health Care to Alaska's Seniors and Children
Nov. 8, 2007 Rep. Young Secures Key Funding in LHHS Appropriations Bill
Sept. 10, 2007 Rep. Young Cosponsors Wounded Warrior Legislation
July 19, 2007 Departments Of Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
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