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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Mark Begich
Office: U.S. Senate (AK) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 19, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Deborah; 1 Child: Jacob
Birth Date: 03/30/1962
Birth Place: Anchorage, AK
Home City: Anchorage, AK
Date Title
Feb. 28, 2014 Begich Bill Makes Purchasing Health Insurance More Affordable for Small Businesses
Feb. 28, 2014 Sens. Franken, Begich, Hirono, Shaheen, Landrieu, Warner, Walsh Co-Sponsor Legislation to Expand Tax Credits to Small Businesses
Feb. 28, 2014 Begich Comments on EPA Announcement on 404(c) Process
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Jo Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Give Greens Creek Mine Expansion the Green Light
Nov. 13, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Nov. 5, 2013 Senators Warren, Markey, Begich and Congressmen Tierney, Keating Hold Listening Sessions on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization, Issues Facing Fisherman
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Vehicle Financing Market
July 18, 2013 Begich Announces Small Business Relief Plan to Simplify Health Care Law
May 30, 2013 Begich Bullish on Alaska Economy, Visits Small Businesses Statewide
May 2, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Don't Cut Timber Sales
March 21, 2013 Hispanic Task Force Hosts US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Capitol Hill
Feb. 25, 2013 Begich Criticizes Lack of Leadership in Washington to Stop Automatic Budget Cuts
Feb. 13, 2013 Begich Continues Fight to Protect Rural Post Offices, Bypass Mail
Oct. 5, 2012 Senator Begich to XTRATUFS: Make it in America, Again
Aug. 6, 2012 Senator Supports Tax Cuts for Middle Class Families, Businesses
July 25, 2012 Middle Class Tax Cut Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 23, 2012 Begich Hosts Alaskan Small Business Owner at U.S. Capitol
July 11, 2012 Begich Amendment Gives Small Businesses Options for Creating Jobs
July 9, 2012 Sen. Begich Joins Alaskans in Celebration of Independence Day
April 17, 2012 Begich Introduces Bill to Help Small Businesses
March 22, 2012 Begich Statement on the JOBS Act Vote
Feb. 29, 2012 Begich Statement on Greens Creek Exploration Permit Approval
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Republican Leader McConnell
Jan. 19, 2012 Begich Praises President's Focus on Tourism Industry
Jan. 17, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid
Dec. 6, 2011 Economic Good News
Oct. 25, 2011 Delegation "Extremely Concerned" about SBA HUBZone Changes
Oct. 6, 2011 Senate Bill Creates Jobs by Boosting Domestic Tourism
Oct. 6, 2011 Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011
Oct. 5, 2011 Senators Menedez, Reid, and Begich Host Latino Business Summit on Accesss to Capital
Sept. 23, 2011 Begich-Cantwell Bill Preserves Icebreaker Options
Sept. 8, 2011 Begich Responds to President's Jobs Speech
July 13, 2011 Alaska Delegation Introduces Legislation Repealing Roadless Rule
June 15, 2011 Begich Praises Progress on Chugach Electric Fire Island Wind Agreement
May 11, 2011 Begich Statement on Defeat of McCain 8(a) Amendment
April 15, 2011 Begich Presses Obama Official on Agency Rule Coordination
April 7, 2011 Begich Defends Positive Impacts of SBA 8(a) Program
March 17, 2011 Cantwell Calls for Crackdown on Wall Street Gambling That Drives Up Gas Prices
Feb. 22, 2011 Begich Launches "Reduce the Deficit" Website Feature
Feb. 11, 2011 Begich Statement on Changes to 8(a) Business Development Program
Dec. 20, 2010 Thune-Begich Legislation Clarifying Red Flags Rule Signed into Law
Dec. 7, 2010 Thune-Begich Legislation Clarifying "Red Flags Rule" Passes House
Dec. 4, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010
Dec. 1, 2010 Unanimous-Consent Requests
Dec. 1, 2010 The Economy
Nov. 30, 2010 Red Flag Program Clarification Act of 2010
Nov. 30, 2010 Thune-Begich Legislation Clarifying "Red Flags Rule" Passes Senate
Oct. 6, 2010 Begich Welcomes Kenai LNG Plant Export License Extension
Oct. 5, 2010 Letter to Julius Genachowski Chairman Federal Communications Commission
Sept. 14, 2010 Begich Pushes to Repeal IRS Requirement on Small Business
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