Senator Mark Begich's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (AK) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Seniors 10/03/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households 10/02/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid 9/11/14 Begich Bill Would Increase Payments to Veterans and Their Families 9/05/14 Begich Responds to Parnell's Division of Insurance Announcement 6/11/14 Begich Meets with HUD Nominee, Presses Affordable Housing in Alaska 6/10/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 6/06/14 VA Promptly Responds to Begich Request for Meeting, Trip to Alaska 6/04/14 Begich: Expanding Medicaid is Good for Alaska Businesses, Economy 6/04/14 Begich: Use Alaska VA System as "Model for the Nation" 6/04/14 Protecting Veterans 6/03/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 5/01/14 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans 4/29/14 Minimum Wage Fairness Act 4/29/14 Begich Leads on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans 4/15/14 Begich Calls Social Security Administration on Abuse of Authority 4/14/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security Administration, and John Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service - Abuse of Authority 3/31/14 Begich Votes to Ensure Medicare Patients Can Still Access Health Care 3/27/14 Letter to Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management - It's not 1977 Anymore 2/26/14 Begich Fights to Expand Health Care Access for Veterans, Knock Out Claims Backlog 2/20/14 Begich Pleased No Chained CPI to be in President's Budget 2/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid 2/12/14 Begich Keeps Promise to Veterans, Restores Military COLA Benefits 2/11/14 Senators Urge Colleagues to Support Nation's Military Retirees and Restore Earned Benefits 2/11/14 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed 2/10/14 Begich Bill to Fix Cola Cuts for Vets Clears Senate Hurdle 2/06/14 Begich Votes to Support Alaska Families 2/04/14 Begich Makes Sure Farm Bill Cuts the Fat 11/19/13 Begich, Boozman Bill to Protect VA Funding Clears Another Hurdle 10/28/13 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP 8/22/13 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals 8/01/13 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings 7/27/13 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Social Security 5/09/13 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduces Bill to Repeal Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset 5/03/13 Begich Announces Plan to Make Social Security Fair and Dependable 4/10/13 Begich on Obama Budget: Too Little, Too Late 12/31/12 Begich Applauds Last-Minute Deal, Tax Relief for Millions 12/06/12 Begich Floor Speech Urges Support for Social Security Bill 12/03/12 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs 9/20/12 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security 7/24/12 Begich Helps Pass Comprehensive Veterans Bill 7/18/12 Begich Highlights Tribal Health Agreements at VA Hearing 5/25/11 The Budget 5/14/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare 5/05/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare 3/09/11 Begich Statement on Budget Votes 10/06/10 Begich Highlights Value of Social Security to Alaskans 9/27/10 Working to Move Alaska Forward 8/05/10 Remembering Senator Robert C. Byrd 2/26/10 Begich Statement on Block of Unemployment Benefits for Alaskans