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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
June 4, 2014 Begich: Expanding Medicaid is Good for Alaska Businesses, Economy
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 6, 2014 Begich Votes to Support Alaska Families
Jan. 10, 2014 Begich Comments on December Jobs Report
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
June 24, 2013 Begich: Seafood Guest Worker Fix is a "Belt and Suspenders" Solution
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Dec. 31, 2012 Begich Applauds Last-Minute Deal, Tax Relief for Millions
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
March 28, 2012 Boozman, Begich, Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Veterans' Employment Opportunities
March 22, 2012 Begich Statement on the JOBS Act Vote
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 27, 2010 Working to Move Alaska Forward
Aug. 5, 2010 Remembering Senator Robert C. Byrd
March 17, 2010 Begich Supports Passage of Jobs Bill
Feb. 26, 2010 Begich Statement on Block of Unemployment Benefits for Alaskans
Dec. 2, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary Of Commerce
Sept. 30, 2009 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Charles Grassley
May 6, 2009 Helping Families Save Their Homes Act Of 2009 - Continued
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