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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. Senate (AK) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Seniors
Oct. 3, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
Sept. 11, 2014 Begich Bill Would Increase Payments to Veterans and Their Families
Sept. 5, 2014 Begich Responds to Parnell's Division of Insurance Announcement
June 11, 2014 Begich Meets with HUD Nominee, Presses Affordable Housing in Alaska
June 10, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 6, 2014 VA Promptly Responds to Begich Request for Meeting, Trip to Alaska
June 4, 2014 Begich: Expanding Medicaid is Good for Alaska Businesses, Economy
June 4, 2014 Begich: Use Alaska VA System as "Model for the Nation"
June 4, 2014 Protecting Veterans
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 1, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act
April 29, 2014 Begich Leads on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 15, 2014 Begich Calls Social Security Administration on Abuse of Authority
April 14, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security Administration, and John Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service - Abuse of Authority
March 31, 2014 Begich Votes to Ensure Medicare Patients Can Still Access Health Care
March 27, 2014 Letter to Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management - It's not 1977 Anymore
Feb. 26, 2014 Begich Fights to Expand Health Care Access for Veterans, Knock Out Claims Backlog
Feb. 20, 2014 Begich Pleased No Chained CPI to be in President's Budget
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
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. 6, 2014 Begich Votes to Support Alaska Families
Feb. 4, 2014 Begich Makes Sure Farm Bill Cuts the Fat
Nov. 19, 2013 Begich, Boozman Bill to Protect VA Funding Clears Another Hurdle
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
July 27, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Social Security
May 9, 2013 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduces Bill to Repeal Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset
May 3, 2013 Begich Announces Plan to Make Social Security Fair and Dependable
April 10, 2013 Begich on Obama Budget: Too Little, Too Late
Dec. 31, 2012 Begich Applauds Last-Minute Deal, Tax Relief for Millions
Dec. 6, 2012 Begich Floor Speech Urges Support for Social Security Bill
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
July 24, 2012 Begich Helps Pass Comprehensive Veterans Bill
July 18, 2012 Begich Highlights Tribal Health Agreements at VA Hearing
May 25, 2011 The Budget
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
March 9, 2011 Begich Statement on Budget Votes
Oct. 6, 2010 Begich Highlights Value of Social Security to Alaskans
Sept. 27, 2010 Working to Move Alaska Forward
Aug. 5, 2010 Remembering Senator Robert C. Byrd
Feb. 26, 2010 Begich Statement on Block of Unemployment Benefits for Alaskans
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