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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: 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
March 14, 2014 Congressman Young Votes to Protect Seniors and All Americans from Crippling Healthcare Law
March 14, 2014 Congressman Young Meets with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, Recieves Commitment to Alaska
March 13, 2014 Congressman Comments on Governor Parnell Fortymile District Report
March 13, 2014 House Passes Legislation to Push Back Against Presidential Overreach
March 4, 2014 Alaska Delegation Fights House Attempt to Meddle with Bypass Mail
March 4, 2014 Congressman Young: "President and His Proposals Do Little to Jump-start This Struggling Economy"
Feb. 28, 2014 Congressman Young Comments on EPA's Unwarranted Involvement on Alaska Lands
Feb. 26, 2014 House of Representatives Address Government Transparency and Excessive Regulation
Feb. 25, 2014 Congressman Young Continues Push for Alaskan F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 18, 2014 Congressman Young Welcomes BIA-IHS Decision to No Longer Deny Full Funding for Services Rendered
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 11, 2014 Congressman Young Votes Against President's Blank Check
Feb. 11, 2014 Congressmen Young Votes to Restore Veteran Cuts
Feb. 11, 2014 Vital Alaskan Causes Advance in Coast Guard Bill
Feb. 6, 2014 Public Access and Lands Improvement Act
Feb. 6, 2014 House Passed Lands Bill Includes Conveyance to Municipality of Anchorage, Saves Alaska Native Veteran's Allotment and Cabin
Feb. 5, 2014 House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Takes Up Gull Egg Legislation
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Feb. 4, 2014 Congressman Young Brings Experience and Knowledge to Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization
Feb. 4, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Congressman Young Shares Thoughts on Flint Hills Refinery Closure in North Pole
Jan. 30, 2014 Congressman Young Comments on Shell's 2014 Arctic Exploration Decision
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Jan. 29, 2014 Congressman Young Details Support for Farm Bill, Addresses Numerous Alaskan Programs
Jan. 28, 2014 Congressman Young Offers His Thoughts Following State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2014 Hawaii, Alaska Delegations Fight to Protect Travelers from Increased Security Fees
Jan. 27, 2014 Alaska Delegation Fights to Protect Air Travelers from Fee Hike
Jan. 15, 2014 Congressman Young Supports Funding Package Highlighting Vital Alaskan Projects
Jan. 15, 2014 Congressman Young Works to Restore Veteran Pension Reduction
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Jan. 10, 2014 Congressman Young Votes to Ensure Protection of Personal and Medical Information on Healthcare.gov
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force and General Mark Welsh, Chief of Staff, Air Force - Participation in Alaska Training Missions
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressman Young Looks to Capitalize on Momentum
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 Congressman Young Supports State Management of Federal Lands, Highlights Fed's Failures
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. 20, 2013 Congress Honors Tlingit Code Talkers, Forgotten Heroes of Both World Wars
Nov. 15, 2013 Rep. Young Supports Plan to Right President's Broken Promise
Nov. 15, 2013 Rep. Young: "Customs and Border Protection Got the Message Loud and Clear"
Nov. 13, 2013 Rep. Young Unsurprised by Low Enrollment Numbers, Underscores Failures of Law
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