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Mark Begich's Public Statements

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
May 5, 2014 Begich Helps Bring New Technology, Jobs to FBX
May 5, 2014 Begich Announces $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to Protect Galena Families from Flooding
May 2, 2014 Begich Says Jobs Report Shows "America is getting back to work"
May 2, 2014 Udall, Colleagues Press White House to Prioritize Approval of Pending Liquefied Natural Gas Export Facilities
May 1, 2014 Begich Pushes Bill to Build Keystone Pipeline
May 1, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
May 1, 2014 Shaheen, Stabenow, Peters Introduce Small Business Access to Capital Act
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 30, 2014 Alaska Native Tribes Move One Step Closer to Self-Governance
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 30, 2014 Letter to Tom Tidwell, Chief of United States Forest Service - Big Thorne Timber Sale Approval Delays
April 30, 2014 Begich Outraged that Senate Fails to Increase Minimum Wage
April 29, 2014 Begich Leads on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 29, 2014 Begich to National Guard Brass: "Get it Right this Time"
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act
April 29, 2014 Special Olympics Alaska
April 28, 2014 Senator Begich Issues Statement in Support of Israel
April 25, 2014 Begich Turns up the Heat, AK Tribes Get Lion's Share of CSC Payments
April 24, 2014 Letter to Bernie Sanders, Chairman of Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs - Begich Furious With VA Delays in Phoenix, Calls for Immediate Hearing, Investigation
April 24, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Begich Furious With VA Delays in Phoenix, Calls for Immediate Hearing, Investigation
April 24, 2014 After Ongoing Pressure from Begich, Feds Agree to AK Settlement
April 24, 2014 Begich Applauds News that Shell Can Resume Arctic Exploration
April 23, 2014 Begich Announces $1.6 Million in Federal Funding to Repair Damaged Electrical Lines
April 23, 2014 Begich Uses Clout to Push FCC to Increase Investment in Rural Broadband
April 22, 2014 AK Delegation to FCC: Fulfill Universal Service Obligations for Alaska
April 21, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission - AK Delegation to FCC: Fulfill Universal Service Obligations for Alaska
April 21, 2014 Begich Comments on Passage of Native Languages Bill in Alaska State Legislature
April 21, 2014 Begich Uses Clout: Persuades DOI to Abandon Plans to Delay GMT Drilling
April 21, 2014 Begich Comments on NOAA Arctic Action Plan
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 16, 2014 Begich Statement on Westboro Baptist Church Protestors: "Keep Your Hatred Out of Our State"
April 15, 2014 Begich Calls Social Security Administration on Abuse of Authority
April 15, 2014 Blog: Next Step in Stationing the F-35s on the Horizon
April 14, 2014 Begich Fights to Make Alaska Communities Safer
April 14, 2014 Begich Efforts Put Nikiski LNG Plant Closer to Being Back in Business
April 14, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security Administration and John Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service - Abuse of Authority
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 11 Democratic Senators Call For President to Put in Place Explicit Timeline for Keystone XL Decision
April 10, 2014 Senate D.C. Budget and Legislative Autonomy Bills Introduced, Boost for D.C. Home Rule
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Community Bank Experience Needed on Federal Reserve Board
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - King Cove
April 9, 2014 Begich on the F35s: "Location, Location, Location"
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 8, 2014 Additional Statements
April 4, 2014 Letter to General Frank J. Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau - Closer Look Into National Guard Misconduct
April 3, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman and James Inhofe, Ranking Member of Senate Armed Services Committee - No Cuts to Alaska Commissaries
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 3, 2014 Begich Statement on Coast Guard Report on Kulluk
April 3, 2014 Senate Approves Fisheries Treaties after Begich Floor Speech
April 2, 2014 Begich Uses Clout as Head of Aviation Caucus to Get Results for AK Pilots
April 2, 2014 Begich to Feds: Alaska Fishermen Were Right About Sea Lions
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