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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Deborah; 1 Child: Jacob
Birth Date: 03/30/1962
Birth Place: Anchorage, AK
Home City: Anchorage, AK
Date Title
Aug. 12, 2014 Begich Demands Answers on Military Contractor
July 8, 2014 Letter to Steven Rietzke, Grant Officer at the Department of Labor - The Pacific Northwest Maritime Alliance
June 18, 2014 Begich Objects to Unfair Air Travel Fees for Alaskans, TSA Relents
June 10, 2014 Senator's Key Provisions Signed into Law in Final WRRDA Bill
June 10, 2014 Begich Applauds FAA's Decision to Allow Unmanned Aerial Systems to Conduct Surveys in Alaska
June 5, 2014 Begich Protects Alaska Priorities in Appropriations Committee
May 21, 2014 Begich Objects to TSA's Proposed Fee Increase
May 21, 2014 Nomination of David Jeremiah Barron to Be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit
May 15, 2014 Begich to IRS Chief: Small Air Carrier Tax Guidelines "Clear as Mud"
May 13, 2014 Senate Resolution 443 - Recognizing the Goals of National Travel and Tourism Week and Honoring the Valuable Contributions of Travel Tourism to the United States
May 13, 2014 Begich Cuts Red Tape for Funding Alaska Ports, Harbors
May 9, 2014 Begich Welcomes Announcement of More Aviation Jobs Coming to Western Alaska
May 6, 2014 Begich Meets with General Carlisle to Discuss F-35 Stationing
May 5, 2014 Begich Helps Bring New Technology, Jobs to FBX
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - King Cove
April 2, 2014 Begich Uses Clout as Head of Aviation Caucus to Get Results for AK Pilots
March 28, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration - Begich Demands FAA Action on Medical Certification for General Aviation Pilots
March 25, 2014 Begich Stands by King Cove Residents in Meeting with Sec. Jewell, Says Road is "Life or Death" Issue
March 13, 2014 Begich Puts Alaskans' Privacy First
March 12, 2014 Letter to Dennis McLerran, Region 10 Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Road Construction by Kuukpik Corporation
March 6, 2014 Begich, Rubio Team Up to Fight EPA Regulations
Feb. 7, 2014 Begich Bill Makes Communities and Streets Safer for Families, Children, Elderly
Jan. 27, 2014 Hawaii, Alaska Delegations Fight to Protect Travelers from Increased Security Fees
Jan. 27, 2014 Alaska Delegation Fights to Protect Air Travelers from Fee Hike
Jan. 15, 2014 Begich Legislation Paves the Way for Road to King Cove
Dec. 30, 2013 FAA Selects University of Alaska as Test Site to Develop Unmanned Air Craft System
Dec. 18, 2013 Sens. Hirono, Mark Begich & Brian Schatz Fight to Protect Travelers from Increased Security Fees
Nov. 13, 2013 Begich Raises Customs Agency's Denial of Dawson City -- Fairbanks Flights With DHS Nominee
Oct. 31, 2013 Begich Commends FAA for Lifting Electronic Device Restriction
Oct. 11, 2013 Begich Meets with "Deadliest Catch" Captain Keith Colburn on Government Shutdown
Aug. 26, 2013 Anchorage Daily News - Compass: Save Lives With a Road From King Cove to Cold Bay
June 6, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Air Traffic Services
April 24, 2013 Begich Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Stop Airport Delays
April 4, 2013 Begich Provision Streamlines Process for Alaska Transportation Workers
Feb. 5, 2013 Begich Blasts Interior Department Bureaucrats for Ignoring Alaskans
July 27, 2012 Alaska Delegation Seeks to Fix Excise Tax Issue for Air Taxis
July 23, 2012 Begich Praises House Passage of Pilot's Bill of Rights
July 23, 2012 Begich Praises House Passage of Pilot's Bill of Rights
June 29, 2012 Begich, Murkowski Praise Pilot's Bill of Rights Passage in Senate
June 28, 2012 Begich Praises Bipartisan Transportation Investment Agreement
June 22, 2012 Begich Questions IRS Threats Against Alaska Air Taxis
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 31, 2012 Begich Not Satisfied with Eielson Report
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
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
March 27, 2012 Proposing a Minimum Effective Tax Rate for High-Income Taxpayers
March 14, 2012 Begich Protects Alaska Projects, Secures Jobs in Highway Bill
March 12, 2012 Begich, Johanns Lead Opposition to Fee Increase for General Aviation
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
Feb. 9, 2012 Senator Stands Up For Rural Alaska Transportation Funding
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