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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
April 4, 2014 Letter to General Frank J. Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau - Closer Look Into National Guard Misconduct
April 3, 2014 Begich Statement on Coast Guard Report on Kulluk
March 27, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 17, 2014 Begich Presses for Increased Federal Engagement with Alaska Natives
March 17, 2014 Begich Bill Strengthens Coast Guard Resources, Capabilities in the Arctic
March 5, 2014 Letter to Criag Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Call for Faster Action on Tribal Disaster Recovery Provision
Feb. 27, 2014 Tester, McCaskill, Begich Introduce Bill to Keep Security Clearance Contractors From Approving Their Own Work
Feb. 26, 2014 Begich Fights for Alaska's Fair Share, $20.8 Million to Come to Alaska for Fisheries Disaster Aid
Feb. 25, 2014 Begich Welcomes Pentagon's Choice of Two Alaska Bases as Leading Candidates for F-35s
Dec. 12, 2013 Begich Supports Bill to Give Public Radio Access to Disaster Funds
Dec. 12, 2013 Begich Supports Bill to Give Public Radio Access to Disaster Funds
Nov. 6, 2013 Begich Holds Hurricane Sandy Oversight Hearing
Oct. 31, 2013 Begich Meets with DHS Nominee, Pushes for Arctic Priorities
Sept. 13, 2013 Begich Meets with Secretary of the Air Force Nominee, Emphasizes Eielson
Sept. 11, 2013 Begich Statement on 12th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Patrick Leahy, Senate Committee on the Judiciary - FISA
July 29, 2013 Begich Pleased FEMA will Pay for Galena Flood Damage
July 17, 2013 Begich to Arctic Experts: U.S. Must Lead on Arctic Issues
June 27, 2013 Letter to the Honorable James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
June 19, 2013 Begich Builds on Record of Fighting for Privacy
June 17, 2013 Newsletter - Begich Fights to Protect Alaskans' Privacy
June 11, 2013 Senators: End Secret Law
June 3, 2013 Alaska Flooding
Feb. 25, 2013 Begich Criticizes Lack of Leadership in Washington to Stop Automatic Budget Cuts
Jan. 28, 2013 Letter to President Obama, McCaskill Urges President to Fill Watchdog Positions at Six Federal Agencies
Jan. 2, 2013 Begich Objects to House Handling of Sandy Supplemental
Dec. 28, 2012 Begich Applauds Passage of Critical Funds for Alaska
Dec. 21, 2012 Begich Provision Ensures F16s Won't Relocate from Eielson in 2013
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Oct. 12, 2012 Delegation Details Harsh Impacts of Fall Storms to White House
Sept. 25, 2012 Begich Recommends JPARC to Army for Live Training
Sept. 19, 2012 Begich has Productive Meeting with Air Force General
Sept. 12, 2012 Begich Statement on Death of U.S. Ambassador Stevens and Three Americans
July 24, 2012 Begich Statement on Lifting of F-22 Flight Limits
June 15, 2012 Murkowski, Begich Announce Plan to Halt Scrapping of Polar Sea
June 5, 2012 Moving the F-16's from Eielson Air Force Base Doesn't Add Up
May 10, 2012 Senator Begich Meets with Defense Secretary Panetta on Eielson Proposal
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
April 17, 2012 Begich, Cantwell Applaud Coast Guard Award to Icebreaker Healy Crew
Feb. 6, 2012 Murkowski, Begich File Legislation Prohibiting F-16 Move
Jan. 19, 2012 Delegation Supports Gov. Parnell Disaster Declaration for Kenai Peninsula
Jan. 17, 2012 Begich Asks NOAA for Update on Marine Debris Plans
Nov. 2, 2011 Begich's Coast Guard Bill Advances in Commerce Committee
Oct. 20, 2011 Johnson Introduces Cybersecurity Resolution
Sept. 23, 2011 Begich-Cantwell Bill Preserves Icebreaker Options
Sept. 9, 2011 Sen. Begich Statement on 10th Anniversary of 9/11
June 30, 2011 Begich Statement on Confirmation of Petraeus as CIA Director
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
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