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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: 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
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 Senators Urge Colleagues to Support Nation's Military Retirees and Restore Earned Benefits
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
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
Nov. 10, 2013 Senator Begich's Veterans Day Statement
Nov. 6, 2013 Senate Approves Begich Bill to Help Homeless Veterans
Oct. 30, 2013 Begich, Bipartisan Coalition Call for Unconditional Commitment to Veterans
Oct. 30, 2013 Hirono, Moran, Isakson and Begich Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Extend Emergency Care Coverage for Veterans
July 25, 2013 Begich Bill to Expand Veteran Benefits Clears Legislative Hurdle
June 19, 2013 Begich Supports Investments in Alaska Veterans & Military Infrastructure
May 13, 2013 Begich to Hagel: "Get Serious"About Reducing Sexual Assaults in the Military
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 25, 2013 Begich Introduces Bill to Create "Vets ID Card"
March 14, 2013 Senators Reid, Hirono, Menendez, Begich & Schatz Work To Reunite Filipino World War II Vets With Their Families
March 13, 2013 Senators Reid, Hirono, Menendez, Begich & Schatz Work to Reunite Filipino World War II Vets With Their Families
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
Oct. 22, 2012 Begich Address to Alaska Federation of Natives highlights Health Care, Veterans Issues
Sept. 28, 2012 Senate Passes Resolution Honoring Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans
Sept. 21, 2012 Begich Statement on POW/MIA Recognition
Sept. 12, 2012 Senate Committee Passes Version of Congresswoman Hahn's Veterans Legislation
Sept. 11, 2012 Begich Introduces Proposal to Hire Veterans to Assist with Marine Debris Cleanup
July 27, 2012 Begich Statement on Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
July 24, 2012 Begich Helps Pass Comprehensive Veterans Bill
July 23, 2012 Senator Supports Military Service Integrity Act
July 18, 2012 Begich Highlights Tribal Health Agreements at VA Hearing
July 13, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
June 4, 2012 Begich Remembers Fallen Heroes
May 24, 2012 Ayotte Seeks Recognition for Afghanistan Veterans
May 22, 2012 Reed, Durbin, Whitehouse, Begich, Biden Seek Expanded Housing Assistance for Troops
May 17, 2012 Senators Introduce Legislation to Continue Program Serving Wounded Warriors
May 9, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 4, 2012 Begich Applauds Historic Agreement to Bring Health Care Closer to Home for Alaska Veterans in Rural Areas
April 24, 2012 Ayotte, Begich Introduce Legislation to Restore Abandonded Veterans Cemetery in Phillipines
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