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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Honoring Our New Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
July 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - VA Healthcare Reform
July 2, 2014 Begich Holds Veterans' Roundtable Event in Anchorage
June 24, 2014 Begich Uses Position on Conference Committee to Push for VA Accountability
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Conference Meeting
June 18, 2014 Begich Earns Critical Position on Veterans Reform Conference Committee, Increases Alaska's Clout on Veterans Issues
June 16, 2014 Newsletter: Alaska VA Wait Times are Some of the Lowest in the Country -- But We Must do More
June 16, 2014 Newsletter: Alaska VA Wait Times "Some of the Lowest in the Country"
June 12, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 12, 2014 Begich: Alaska VA Wait Times "Some of the Lowest in the Country"
June 11, 2014 Begich Pleased Senate Quickly Passes Veterans Access Reform Bill
June 11, 2014 Begich Meets with HUD Nominee, Presses Affordable Housing in Alaska
June 6, 2014 VA Promptly Responds to Begich Request for Meeting, Trip to Alaska
June 4, 2014 Protecting Veterans
June 4, 2014 Begich: Use Alaska VA System as "Model for the Nation"
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 22, 2014 Begich Pushes for Funding to Fix Broken VA, Bring Accountability
May 15, 2014 Begich at VA Hearing: No Excuse for Failing our Veterans
May 14, 2014 Begich Co-Sponsors Bill to Recognize Hmong War Heroes
May 14, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 8, 2014 Murkowski Joins Walsh to Fight Veteran Suicide Epidemic
May 8, 2014 Alaska Delegation Gives Last Frontier Honor Flight Warm DC Welcome
May 8, 2014 Tester Introduces Bill to Improve Care for Veterans with Hearing Loss
May 1, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 29, 2014 Begich Leads on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 24, 2014 Letter to Bernie Sanders, Chairman of Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs - Begich Furious With VA Delays in Phoenix, Calls for Immediate Hearing, Investigation
April 24, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Begich Furious With VA Delays in Phoenix, Calls for Immediate Hearing, Investigation
March 26, 2014 ICYMI: Begich Touts Success of Agreements Allowing Veterans to Get Care Close to Home
Feb. 26, 2014 Begich Fights to Expand Health Care Access for Veterans, Knock Out Claims Backlog
Feb. 20, 2014 Begich Scores Big for Veterans and Privacy
Feb. 12, 2014 Begich Keeps Promise to Veterans, Restores Military COLA Benefits
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Feb. 11, 2014 Senators Urge Colleagues to Support Nation's Military Retirees and Restore Earned Benefits
Feb. 10, 2014 Begich Bill to Fix Cola Cuts for Vets Clears Senate Hurdle
Feb. 10, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 28, 2014 Begich, Heller Join Veterans Group to Call for Repeal of Military Retirement Cuts
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs -Address Concerns Regarding ID Card Security Risks
Jan. 13, 2014 Begich Comments on Appropriations Spending Bill
Jan. 9, 2014 Begich Pushes to Reverse Cuts to COLA Increases
Dec. 17, 2013 Begich Protects Pensions for Military Retirees
Dec. 13, 2013 Veterans Group Praises Begich's Work to Reduce VA Backlog
Dec. 13, 2013 Veterans Group Praises Begich's Work to Reduce VA Backlog
Dec. 12, 2013 Begich Urges VA to Continue Focus on Fixing Claims Backlog
Dec. 12, 2013 Begich Urges VA to Continue Focus on Fixing Claims Backlog
Nov. 21, 2013 Begich Bill Would Improve Quality of Life for Members of Coast Guard and Family
Nov. 20, 2013 Congress Honors Tlingit Code Talkers, Forgotten Heroes of Both World Wars
Nov. 19, 2013 Begich, Boozman Bill to Protect VA Funding Clears Another Hurdle
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Senators Patty Murray and Jeff Sessions and Representatives Paul Ryan and Chris Van Hollen - Equal Treatment for Indian Health Service and VA
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