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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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
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
April 18, 2012 Alaska Delegation Tells NOAA of Overreach Concerns
March 6, 2012 Begich Bill Seeks to Rebuild Effective Duck Stamp Program
Feb. 29, 2012 Begich Statement on Greens Creek Exploration Permit Approval
Nov. 30, 2011 Letter to Jane Lubchenco, United Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere of U.S. Department of Commerce
Nov. 30, 2011 Delegation Wants Equal Treatment for Alaska's Fisheries
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Under Secretary Lubchenco and Assistant Administrator Schwaab
Nov. 2, 2011 Letter to Senators Mikulski and Hutchison
Oct. 31, 2011 Frankenfish a Consumer Trick that's No Treat
Oct. 20, 2011 Cantwell, Murkowski, Begich Call for Investigation of Salmon Virus Threat
Oct. 17, 2011 Alaska's Senators Taking Actions Against Frankenfish
Oct. 4, 2011 Begich: Sink Rat-Infested Pirate Fishing Vessel
Sept. 28, 2011 Begich Statement on Further Review of Halibut Catch Sharing Plan
Aug. 12, 2011 Begich Says More Wilderness in ANWR Not Needed
July 25, 2011 Begich Speaks to Arctic Workshop in Fairbanks
July 15, 2011 Alaska Senators Fight Against "Devastating" Genetically-Engineered Fish
May 26, 2011 Trash Free Seas Act of 2011 Introduced in Senate
Dec. 8, 2010 Alaska Senators Disappointed with Steller Sea Lion Decision
Oct. 12, 2010 Alaskans Speak Up About Issues Affecting Them
Sept. 28, 2010 Begich Leads Fight Against Genetically-Engineered Salmon
Sept. 13, 2010 "Frankenfish" A Risk to Wild Alaska Salmon and Alaska Jobs
Sept. 8, 2010 Begich Says "Frankenfish" Unacceptable
May 24, 2010 Murkowski, Begich Introduce Legislation Amending Duck Stamp Requirement for Subsistence Purposes
May 11, 2010 Begich Asks Salazar to Review Duck Stamp for Subsistence Users
April 15, 2010 Salmon Stronghold Bill Heard before Commerce Subcommittee
March 3, 2010 Begich Urges Beluga Habitat Exemption for Port of Anchorage
Jan. 29, 2010 Sen. Begich Welcomes New Regional Forester
Jan. 15, 2010 Begich Applauds Fisheries Disaster Declaration for Western Alaska
Dec. 1, 2009 Begich Statement on NOAA's Beluga Whale Critical Habitat Proposal
June 30, 2009 Reuters: Exxon To Pay Valdez Spill Interest Within Days
June 29, 2009 Senator Begich Commends Exxon Decision To Compensate Spill Victims
June 12, 2009 Begich Supports Development of National Ocean Policy
May 8, 2009 CNN: Alaska Officials Applaud Retention on Polar Bear Ruling
May 8, 2009 Letter to Director Orszag, Secretary Locke and Administrator Lubchenco
March 5, 2009 Sen. Begich Recognizes Alaska Service Dog Program for Wounded Warriors
Feb. 5, 2009 American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009
Sept. 29, 2008 Sustainable Fisheries for Alaska
Sept. 4, 2008 Cordova Times - Partial Settlement Reached in Exxon Spill
July 16, 2008 Begich Outlines Middle Class Tax Cut Plan
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Oceans and Fisheries
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Arctic Policy
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Fishing and Arctic Issues
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