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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Mark Begich
Office: U.S. Senate (AK) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
March 12, 2014 Begich Targets Wasteful Spending
Feb. 27, 2014 Tester, McCaskill, Begich Introduce Bill to Keep Security Clearance Contractors From Approving Their Own Work
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Make Reopening of Bristol Bay Fishery a "Top Priority"
Oct. 16, 2013 Begich Votes to End Showdown on the Shutdown, Avert Catastrophic Default
Oct. 16, 2013 Begich Works for Bipartisan Solution to End Shutdown, Avert Catastrophic Default
Oct. 15, 2013 Begich To Alaskans: "Abandoning Bi-partisan Compromise is Unacceptable"
Oct. 13, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013-- Motion to Proceed
Oct. 11, 2013 Begich Meets with "Deadliest Catch" Captain Keith Colburn on Government Shutdown
Oct. 7, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Aug. 1, 2013 Begich Applauds Confirmation of ATF Director
July 30, 2013 Begich Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Save Taxpayer Dollars
July 29, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Better Manage Federal Property
July 29, 2013 Begich Pleased FEMA will Pay for Galena Flood Damage
July 17, 2013 McClatchy Washington Bureau - Lawmakers Try to Break Gridlock on Capitol Hill
June 19, 2013 Begich Builds on Record of Fighting for Privacy
Jan. 13, 2012 Begich Responds to President's Plan to Reorganize Government
Dec. 7, 2011 The "Taxpayers Right to Know Act' Introduced in Both Chambers of Congress Today
April 5, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Congressional Pay
March 30, 2011 Letter to John Boehner,Speaker of the House - Congressional Pay
Jan. 18, 2011 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader; John Boehner, Speaker of the House; Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leaders - Bipartisan Seating
Dec. 14, 2010 CQ Weekly - Bridge to Somewhere: Begich Looks to Mayors to Lessen Partisanship
Nov. 29, 2010 Begich Statement on President's Federal Pay Freeze Proposal
Jan. 25, 2010 2010 Census
Oct. 14, 2009 Begich Statement on Death of Rep. Richard Foster
Oct. 2, 2009 Begich Continues to Push for Fair Pay for Federal Workers
July 3, 2009 Senator Begich Statement On Resignation Of Governor Palin
May 7, 2009 Senator Begich Statement on Appointment of Pat Pourchot to Interior
March 2, 2009 Sen. Begich Statement on Appointment of Kim Elton to Interior
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Transparency
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