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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
Issue Position: Veterans
July 25, 2014 Administration Approves Begich Call for Health Care Fix
July 24, 2014 The Juneau Empire - My Turn: Hobby Lobby Decision Should Outrage Alaskans
July 17, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 17, 2014 Begich Introduces Bill Requiring Companies to Disclose When They Refuse to Cover Birth Control
July 16, 2014 Begich Disappointed Bill Protecting Women's Access to Health Care Fails in Senate
July 9, 2014 Begich Cosponsors Bill Protecting Access to Birth Control for Alaska Women
June 30, 2014 Begich Statement on Supreme Court Decision Restricting Women's Access to Birth Control
June 5, 2014 Begich Protects Alaska Priorities in Appropriations Committee
April 2, 2014 Begich Chairs Hearing on His Safe Families and Villages Bill
March 25, 2014 Letter to Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska - Stance on Village Public Safety Issues, Violence Against Women Act
March 10, 2014 Begich Votes to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault in the Military
March 7, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduce Resolution Honoring International Women's Day
Nov. 21, 2013 Begich Calls Findings of Report on Public Safety in Rural Alaska 'Horrific'
Nov. 19, 2013 Grassley Continues Work for Passage of Military Justice Reform for Sexual Assault Cases
Nov. 8, 2013 Senator Begich Addresses Gap in Treating Military Sexual Trauma
Aug. 2, 2013 Begich, Murkowski Bill Tackles Domestic Violence in Rural Alaska
July 16, 2013 Begich Gains Support for Increased Icebreaker Capabilities, Coast Guard Activities in Arctic
July 1, 2013 Begich Discusses Urgency of Ending Sexual Assault in the Military with Gen. Carlisle
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
June 14, 2013 Begich Disappointed Provisions to Prosecute Sexual Assault Criminals in the Military are Watered Down
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System
May 13, 2013 Begich to Hagel: "Get Serious"About Reducing Sexual Assaults in the Military
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood
Feb. 7, 2013 Begich Stresses Urgency of Passing VAWA
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Jan. 30, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
Aug. 25, 2012 Begich Statement on Women's Equality Day
June 5, 2012 Begich Disappointed Senate Not Supporting Pay Equity for Women
June 4, 2012 Begich Remembers Fallen Heroes
May 9, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 25, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Motion to Proceed
March 29, 2012 Alaska Delegation Chooses Respect at Capitol Hill Rally
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Nov. 1, 2011 Senator Akaka Introduces Bill to Protect Native Women Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Oct. 19, 2011 Sens. Reid, Begich and Klobuchar Host Discussion with Women Business Leaders and Economic Justice Advocates on Job Creation for Women
Oct. 19, 2011 Begich Hosts Discussion on Job Creation for Women
Oct. 11, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Cliff Stearns Chairman Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations House Committee on Energy and Commerce
June 17, 2011 Senate Armed Services Committee Approves Amendment to Protect Service Members Who Are Victims of Sexual Assault
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Introduces Major New Veterans Employment Legislation with Veterans and Veterans Advocates in Front of U.S. Capitol
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Leads 14 Senators in Introducing Major Bipartisan Veterans Employment Bill
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 16, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Joe Biden, U.S. Vice President
Oct. 23, 2009 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, Finance Chairman Max Baucus , HELP Chairman Tom Harkin , and Senator Chris Dodd
April 28, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of Senate Armed Services Committee - Nominations
April 22, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and The Honorable Arlen Specter, Ranking Member
March 19, 2009 Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Women and Families
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