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Don Young's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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: Running, Republican for U.S. House - At-Large
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Date Title
July 15, 2014 House Votes to Permanently Ban State and Local Governments from Taxing Internet Access
April 22, 2014 AK Delegation to FCC: Fulfill Universal Service Obligations for Alaska
April 21, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission - AK Delegation to FCC: Fulfill Universal Service Obligations for Alaska
March 21, 2014 Newsletter: Washington Update
March 14, 2014 Congressman Young Meets with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, Recieves Commitment to Alaska
Jan. 10, 2014 Congressman Young Votes to Ensure Protection of Personal and Medical Information on Healthcare.gov
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Wheeler, Commissioner Clyburn, Commissioner O'Rielly, Commissioner Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Pai, Federal Communications Commission - Urging Action to Improve Internet Access in Schools
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Aug. 2, 2013 Ocean Caucus Chairs Call For A National Marine Technology Week
July 26, 2013 Alaska Delegation Wins Two-Year Reprieve from FCC on Universal Service Fund Changes
June 18, 2013 Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee Holds Second Hearing on Rural and Tribal Issues with Universal Service Fund
July 25, 2012 Public Broadcasting Funding
June 8, 2012 Hearing of the Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - "Federal Communications Commission's rule on the Universal Service Fund and its impact on American Indians and Alaska Natives"
Dec. 6, 2011 Reps. Young, Peterson Host Universal Service Fund Briefing
Nov. 2, 2011 Universal Service Fund Reform Protects Alaska
Nov. 1, 2011 Reps. Peterson and Young Co-Found House Universal Service Fund Caucus
Oct. 6, 2011 Delegations Urges FCC to Remember Alaska in USF Reform
March 17, 2011 Prohibiting Federal Funding of National Public Radio
Jan. 14, 2010 Rep. Young Applauds Announcement Of Arcticlink Broadband Project
Oct. 26, 2009 National Land Remote Sensing Outreach Act
April 5, 2009 Rep. Young's Statement on North Korea's Missile Launch
Sept. 29, 2006 Congressman Young Opposes Electronic Surveillance Legislation
July 27, 2006 Net Neutrality
June 22, 2005 Alaskan Delegation in Support of Full Funding for Public Broadcasting
Jan. 1, 2014 issue Position: Telecommunications
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Telecommunications Connecting All Alaskans to Each Other and the Lower 48
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Energy Independence
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