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Don Young's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
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
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
June 9, 2014 Congressman Young Comments on VA Audit of Alaska Veterans Healthcare System in Anchorage
June 6, 2014 Congressman Young Shares His Thoughts on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
May 30, 2014 Congressman Young Comments on the Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 23, 2014 Congressman Young Shares a Message with Alaska this Memorial Day
May 21, 2014 Congressman Young: VA Management Needs to be Held Accountable
May 8, 2014 Alaska Delegation Gives Last Frontier Honor Flight Warm DC Welcome
April 30, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Military Construction And Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
April 8, 2014 U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson, Don Young, Mike Michaud, Bill Enyart Announce Veterans Congressional Fellowship Caucus
March 21, 2014 Newsletter: Washington Update
Feb. 11, 2014 Congressmen Young Votes to Restore Veteran Cuts
Feb. 4, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Jan. 15, 2014 Congressman Young Works to Restore Veteran Pension Reduction
Jan. 15, 2014 Congressman Young Supports Funding Package Highlighting Vital Alaskan Projects
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressman Young Looks to Capitalize on Momentum
Nov. 20, 2013 Congress Honors Tlingit Code Talkers, Forgotten Heroes of Both World Wars
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
Nov. 8, 2013 Congressman Young Honors Our Veterans
Oct. 14, 2013 Rep. Young Votes to Fund Essential Alaska Native Programs
July 19, 2013 Larsen, Young Put Forward Bipartisan VET Act to Help Veterans Use Their GI Bill Benefits
June 17, 2013 Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgement Act of 2013 Amendment
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 6, 2013 Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgement Act of 2013
March 14, 2013 Public Lands Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Rep. Young's Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgement Act
Sept. 13, 2012 Rep. Young Votes to Protect Veterans' Honors
June 1, 2012 Rep. Young Votes for America's Military and Veterans
Dec. 8, 2011 Rep. Young Reintroduces Alaska Native Vets Bill
June 17, 2011 Rep. Young Introduces Legislation To Expand Veterans' Access To Medical Care
June 14, 2011 Rep. Young Supports Military Construction And Veterans Affairs Appropriations
May 23, 2011 Rep. Young Votes To Help Alaska's Veterans
Feb. 11, 2011 Rep. Young Introduces Legislation to Limit TRICARE Fee Increases
Sept. 22, 2010 Hearing of the House Veterans' Committee - Joint House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees Hearing to Receive Legislative Presentation of the American Legion
May 26, 2010 Rep. Young Introduces Series Of Bills To Benefit Veterans
Nov. 10, 2009 Rep. Young Commends Our Nation's Veterans
Oct. 7, 2009 Rep. Young Cosponsors, Votes For Two Bills To Aid Veterans
June 24, 2009 Rep. Young Supports Locality Pay For Federal Employees
June 23, 2009 Rep. Young Votes For Advanced Veterans' Funding
May 22, 2009 Rep. Young's Statement in Honor of Memorial Day
April 6, 2009 Rep. Young Joins Colleagues in Seeking Additional Funding for TBI and PTSD Treatment
March 24, 2009 Letter to the Honorable John M. Spratt Jr., Chairman, House Committee on the Budget, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Ranking Member, Committee on the Budget
March 12, 2009 Rep. Young Cosponsors Veterans Travel Tax Relief Act
Oct. 24, 2008 Rep. Young Address Alaska Federation of Natives
Sept. 24, 2008 Rep. Young Votes for Continuing Resolution
July 15, 2008 Introduction of the Captive Primate Safety and Disabled Human Assistance Act
June 20, 2008 Rep. Young Continues Strong Support of Troops and Veterans
May 15, 2008 Rep. Young Supports Veterans and Alaskans While Democrats Subvert Deomcracy
April 2, 2008 Rep. Young Shows Continued Strong Support of Alaska's Veterans
Dec. 19, 2007 Delegation Works to Expand Veterans Mortgage Bond Program
Dec. 19, 2007 Delegation Works to Expand Veterans Mortgage Bond Program
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