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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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
May 28, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; Michael Froman, Trade Represenative; Kathryn Sulliva, Acting Adminstrator of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 7, 2014 Expire Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
March 28, 2014 Begich Welcomes Progress on Lifting Geoduck Ban in China
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Jan. 30, 2014 Begich Calls on White House to Fund Arctic Plan
Dec. 17, 2013 Letter to Tiankai Cui, Chinese Ambassador to the United States - Renew Imports of Alaska Shellfish
Dec. 13, 2013 Begich Statement on ConocoPhillips LNG Export Application
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drugs - Begich to FDA: Leave Surprises to Santa this Season
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 20, 2013 Begich Promotes U.S. Trade With National Business Leaders and Top Government Officials
July 9, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Froman - Footwear
April 9, 2013 Begich, Cantwell Welcome Return of Icebreaker Polar Star to Service
April 3, 2013 Begich Named to China Exchange Group to Advance US-China Trade
April 1, 2013 Begich Notes Broad Concern for Increased Maritime Traffic
March 5, 2013 Begich Comments on Nominees to Head the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency
Feb. 1, 2013 Begich Joins Republican Colleagues on LNG Export Bill
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Jan. 31, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Expedites LNG Exports for NATO Allies, Japan, and Others
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
July 26, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
April 13, 2012 Begich Supports Amicus Brief to Combat Excessive Speculation and High Gas Prices
March 16, 2012 Begich Pleased with Progress on Izembek Road and Land Trade
Jan. 31, 2012 Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act--Continued
Dec. 12, 2011 Senator Inouye Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect U.S. Fishermen from Unfair Competition
Oct. 27, 2011 Letter to Chairman Bernanke, Acting Chairman Gruenberg, and Acting Comptroller Walsh
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 11, 2011 Letter to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
March 18, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Gary Gensler, Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Dec. 6, 2010 Letter to His Excellency Mr. Wang Qishan Vice Premier of the State Council The People's Republic of China
Dec. 3, 2010 Begich Reaction to Korean Trade Agreement
Nov. 30, 2010 Thune-Begich Legislation Clarifying "Red Flags Rule" Passes Senate
Oct. 28, 2010 Letter to Hon. Timothy Geithner, Chairman Financial Stability Oversight Council and Secretary of the Treasury, et al
July 20, 2010 Letter President Barack Obama
April 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
Dec. 3, 2009 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
March 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - Nomination of Gary F. Locke to be Secretary of Commerce
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