Senator Mark Begich's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (AK) - Jr, Democratic
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10/29/14 Salmon Catch in 2013 Propels Alaska Seafood Harvest to 5.8 Billion Pounds 9/24/14 Begich Makes Sure Federal Fisheries Biologist Position Stays in Alaska 9/24/14 Alaska Delegation Pushes FDA to Support U.S. Pollock Fisheries 9/23/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - East Coast GMO Salmon 8/11/14 Cantwell, Begich Call for National Strategy on Ocean Acidification 7/18/14 Begich Sponsors Duck Stamp Bill to Protect Habitat for Hunters 7/10/14 Begich Disappointed by Failure of Sportsmen's Act 6/05/14 Begich Protects Alaska Priorities in Appropriations Committee 5/09/14 Begich Welcomes Announcement of More Aviation Jobs Coming to Western Alaska 5/06/14 Begich Welcomes Inspector General's Audit of Fishing Observer Program 4/03/14 Senate Approves Fisheries Treaties after Begich Floor Speech 4/03/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 4/02/14 Begich to Feds: Alaska Fishermen Were Right About Sea Lions 3/11/14 Begich: No More Parlay for Pirates 2/26/14 Begich Fights for Alaska's Fair Share, $20.8 Million to Come to Alaska for Fisheries Disaster Aid 2/26/14 Begich Hearing Keys in on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization 2/12/14 Begich Blasts Pirate Fishing Industry 2/11/14 Begich Bill Ensures Better Fisheries Monitoring, Mapping of Shipping Lanes 2/06/14 Begich's Duck Stamp Bill Clears Major Legislative Hurdle 1/08/14 Alaskans Named to Halibut Commission 12/27/13 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior - Narrow Ban on Ivory 12/19/13 Begich Protects Duck Stamp Program for Hunters, Birders, Subsistence Users 11/12/13 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of Interior - Oil and Gas Development in Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge 11/07/13 Begich Bill Expands Hunting, Fishing Access on Federal Lands 10/30/13 Alaska Fishermen Reel in Top Spots in the Nation, Begich Points to Effective Fishery Management 10/18/13 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Make Reopening of Bristol Bay Fishery a "Top Priority" 10/11/13 Begich Meets with "Deadliest Catch" Captain Keith Colburn on Government Shutdown 9/06/13 Begich Calls Out "Hollywood Health Guru" for Ignoring Farm Fish Facts 9/05/13 Wal-Mart Execs Respond to Begich Request, Meeting on AK Seafood a Success 7/31/13 Letter to Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 6/20/13 Begich Frankenfish Amendment Swims Upstream, Muscles through Appropriations Committee 5/29/13 Begich Disturbed by Reports of Potentially Damaging Frankenfish and GMO Wheat 5/23/13 Wicker, Begich, Schatz Introduce Bipartisan NOAA Corps Amendments Act 5/14/13 Begich Meets with Commerce Secretary Nominee to Discuss Fisheries Issues, Arctic Development 4/23/13 Hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard - Oversight of the President's Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Requests for Coast Guard and NOAA 4/23/13 Begich Presses Secretary of State Kerry on Appointing Arctic Ambassador 3/18/13 Senators Call for Proper Labeling of Genetically Modified Salmon 3/13/13 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen 3/13/13 Alaska Delegation Introduces Maritime Lien Reform Act 2/22/13 Begich Underwhelmed by NPR-A Development Plan 2/19/13 Begich Applauds Apache Progress in Cook Inlet Exploration 2/15/13 Letter to President Obama - King Cove Road Access 2/07/13 Begich Introduces Bills to Halt Approval of "Frankenfish" 2/01/13 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety 12/28/12 Begich Applauds Passage of Critical Funds for Alaska 12/21/12 Begich Alarmed by FDA Report on Frankenfish 9/10/12 Begich Wants NMFS Response to Critical Peer Review on Sea Lion Science 8/24/12 Begich to Introduce National Seafood Marketing Effort 8/22/12 Alaska Delegation Backs Parnell Request for Federal Fisheries Disaster Declaration on Upper Cook Inlet Salmon Runs 8/06/12 Bill Cracking Down on Pirate Fishing Moves Toward Passage