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Don Young's Public Statements

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
Dec. 20, 2013 Delegation Land Transfer Passes Congress, Benefitting Native Health Efforts
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. 13, 2013 Congressman Don Young Assists Alaskan Radiation Center with Clarification of Federal Regulations
Dec. 13, 2013 Congressman Young Introduces Bill to Encourage Wild Game Donation to Food-based Charities
Dec. 12, 2013 House Passes National Defense Bill
Dec. 12, 2013 Congressman Young Supports Bipartisan Budget Deal
Dec. 11, 2013 Congressman Young Comments on November Obamacare Numbers
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 4, 2013 Congressman Young Moves Marine Debris Legislation Forward to Protect Alaskan Waters
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. 21, 2013 Letter to Chairman Paul Ryan, Chairwoman Patty Murray, Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, and Ranking Member Jeff Sessions - Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program
Nov. 21, 2013 Congressman Young Supports State Management of Federal Lands, Highlights Fed's Failures
Nov. 20, 2013 Congress Honors Tlingit Code Talkers, Forgotten Heroes of Both World Wars
Nov. 15, 2013 Rep. Young: "Customs and Border Protection Got the Message Loud and Clear"
Nov. 15, 2013 Rep. Young Supports Plan to Right President's Broken Promise
Nov. 13, 2013 Rep. Young Unsurprised by Low Enrollment Numbers, Underscores Failures of Law
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Plan to Designate National Monuments Without Congressional Approval
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf
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. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 30, 2013 Congressman Young Votes Against President's "Blank Check"
Oct. 29, 2013 House Passes Rep. Young Bill to Expand Alaska Native Healthcare Delivery
Oct. 29, 2013 Alaska Delegation Working to Clear Hurdles to Coastal Projects
Oct. 29, 2013 Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act
Oct. 24, 2013 Murkowski, Young Welcome Changes to Enforcement of Marine Mammal Protection Act
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Oct. 23, 2013 Rep. Young Votes to Move Water Infrastructure Reform Legislation Forward
Oct. 16, 2013 Rep. Young Votes to End Government Shutdown, Ensures America Pays its Bills
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Sec. Eric Fanning and Chief of Staff Mark Welsh, Air Force Pentagon - Murkowski, Begich, Young Press Air Force to Base F35 at Eielson
Oct. 14, 2013 Rep. Young Votes to Fund Essential Alaska Native Programs
Oct. 11, 2013 Juneau Empire - Legislation Would Ensure Funding for Tribal Clinics, Hospitals
Oct. 11, 2013 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health Service Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 10, 2013 Rep. Young Questions Fortymile Miner about August 2013 EPA Raid, Introduces Bill to Remove EPA's Criminal Law Enforcement Authority
Oct. 10, 2013 Alaska Delegation: Shutdown Proves Need to Forward Fund Indian Health Service
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 9, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker - Use Flexibility to Help Alaska Crab Fisheries
Oct. 8, 2013 Rep. Young, House Republicans Continue to Pass Funding Bills to Reopen Essential Parts of Federal Government
Oct. 5, 2013 Rep. Young Votes for Legislation to Ensure Furloughed Employees Are Retroactively Paid
Oct. 4, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Congressmen Urge Leadership to End Government Shutdown
Oct. 4, 2013 Rep. Young Cosponsors Legislation to Ensure Furloughed Employees Are Retroactively Paid
Oct. 2, 2013 Murkowski, Begich, Young: F-16's Will Stay in Fairbanks
Oct. 1, 2013 House Attempts to Reopen National Parks, Continue Funding for Veteran Affairs
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Oct. 1, 2013 With Federal Government Officially Shutdown, House Continues to Act to Find Compromise
Sept. 30, 2013 Rep. Young Votes to Keep Government Open, House Sends Latest Funding Bill to Senate
Sept. 29, 2013 Congressman Young Votes to Delay Implementation of Obamacare, Fund the Government Through Dec. 15th
Sept. 25, 2013 Rep. Young Comments on Obamacare Marketplace Estimates
Sept. 20, 2013 House Passes Bill to Reform Secure Rural Schools Program
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