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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: Announced, 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
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Jo Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Give Greens Creek Mine Expansion the Green Light
Dec. 12, 2013 Begich Provisions in NDAA Cut Pentagon Waste, Spur Investment in Alaska's Military
Dec. 12, 2013 Manchin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Exempt Volunteer First Responders from Healthcare Mandate
Dec. 11, 2013 Warner Leads Bipartisan Group in Introducing Bill to Exempt Volunteer First Responders from Healthcare Mandate
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Lisa Murkowski - Wildfire Coalition Grows In Senate
Dec. 9, 2013 Begich to Postal Service: Process Ketchikan Mail in Ketchikan
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drugs - Begich to FDA: Leave Surprises to Santa this Season
Nov. 26, 2013 Begich Pleased Alaska Insurers Will Allow Alaskans to Keep Plans Through 2014
Nov. 26, 2013 Alaska, Washington Senators Introduce Bipartisan Icebreaker Amendment
Nov. 25, 2013 Begich Tells Governor to Let Alaskans Review All Health Coverage Options
Nov. 22, 2013 Begich Statement on President John F. Kennedy
Nov. 21, 2013 Begich Bill Would Improve Quality of Life for Members of Coast Guard and Family
Nov. 21, 2013 Begich Calls Findings of Report on Public Safety in Rural Alaska 'Horrific'
Nov. 20, 2013 Senators: Congress Should Vote on Keeping Troops in Afghanistan Past 2014
Nov. 20, 2013 Congress Honors Tlingit Code Talkers, Forgotten Heroes of Both World Wars
Nov. 20, 2013 Begich Applauds Pentagon Decision to Cease Purchasing Russian Helicopters for Afghanistan
Nov. 20, 2013 Begich Honors Alaska's First Peoples During Native American Heritage Month
Nov. 19, 2013 Grassley Continues Work for Passage of Military Justice Reform for Sexual Assault Cases
Nov. 19, 2013 New Begich Bill Would Provide More Affordable Health Care Options for Alaskans
Nov. 19, 2013 Begich, Boozman Bill to Protect VA Funding Clears Another Hurdle
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 14, 2013 ICYMI: Begich: Let People Keep Their Plans
Nov. 14, 2013 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Affordable Care Act Implementation and Arctic Drilling
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Television Reception Across Rural America
Nov. 13, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Nov. 13, 2013 Begich Raises Customs Agency's Denial of Dawson City -- Fairbanks Flights With DHS Nominee
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of Interior - Oil and Gas Development in Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Senators Patty Murray and Jeff Sessions and Representatives Paul Ryan and Chris Van Hollen - Equal Treatment for Indian Health Service and VA
Nov. 11, 2013 Begich Officially Enrolled in Alaska Health Care Exchange
Nov. 10, 2013 Senator Begich's Veterans Day Statement
Nov. 8, 2013 Senator Begich Addresses Gap in Treating Military Sexual Trauma
Nov. 7, 2013 Begich Bill Expands Hunting, Fishing Access on Federal Lands
Nov. 6, 2013 Begich to President Obama: Promises Not Enough, Need Results Now
Nov. 6, 2013 Senate Approves Begich Bill to Help Homeless Veterans
Nov. 6, 2013 Begich Holds Hurricane Sandy Oversight Hearing
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission - Keep Robust Rural Broadband Infrastructure Improvements
Nov. 5, 2013 Senators Warren, Markey, Begich and Congressmen Tierney, Keating Hold Listening Sessions on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization, Issues Facing Fisherman
Nov. 1, 2013 Begich Nominee Appointed to White House Task Force
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 31, 2013 Begich Commends FAA for Lifting Electronic Device Restriction
Oct. 31, 2013 Begich Meets with DHS Nominee, Pushes for Arctic Priorities
Oct. 30, 2013 Hirono, Moran, Isakson and Begich Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Extend Emergency Care Coverage for Veterans
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Vehicle Financing Market
Oct. 30, 2013 Begich, Bipartisan Coalition Call for Unconditional Commitment to Veterans
Oct. 30, 2013 Alaska Fishermen Reel in Top Spots in the Nation, Begich Points to Effective Fishery Management
Oct. 29, 2013 Alaska Delegation Working to Clear Hurdles to Coastal Projects
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Extension of Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Exchanges
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Katleen Sebelius - Extend Open Enrollment Period for Affordable Care Act
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