Senator Mark Begich's Public Statements


Full Name: Mark Begich
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
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Honoring Our New Veterans Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Middle Class Tax Cut Plan Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Global Warming Issue Position: Jobs & The Economy Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Protecting Alaskans' Rights Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Ethics 8/13/14 At Alaska Tribal Health Meeting, Begich Reports Alaska Tribal Contract Settlements Reach $449 Million 8/12/14 Begich Demands Answers on Military Contractor 8/11/14 Cantwell, Begich Call for National Strategy on Ocean Acidification 8/11/14 Dept. of Homeland Security Implements Begich's Recommendations on FEMA Transparency 8/08/14 VA Reforms Begich Championed in Alaska Now Law 8/07/14 After Years of Pressure from Begich and Delegation, Air Force Selects Eielson as Likely Home of F-35s 8/06/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Call for USPTO to Improve Patent Quality, Pave Way for Innovation 8/06/14 FEMA Administrator Appoints Alaskan to National Advisory Council 8/06/14 Begich Supports Funding for New Arctic Maritime Security Research at UAA 8/04/14 Begich Pays Tribute to Alaska's Korean War Veterans 8/01/14 Begich introduces Aleut Relocation Study Act of 2014 7/31/14 Begich Ensures Alaska Natives Are Heard and Disaster Relief Needs Are Met 7/31/14 Begich Sponsors Bill to Expand Birth Control Access for Military Women 7/31/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - A Call for More Offshore Energy Production, Expanded Revenue Sharing 7/31/14 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - UN Response to the Conflict in Gaza 7/31/14 Veterans Reforms Begich Championed in Alaska to Become Law 7/31/14 Begich Statement on Arctic Inupiat Offshore 7/30/14 Begich to Senate Democrats: Let's Vote on Amendments 7/29/14 Begich Signs Veterans Conference Report, Includes Reforms He Championed in Alaska 7/29/14 Begich Bill Takes Steps to Spur Renewable Marine Energy and Create Jobs in Alaska 7/29/14 Begich Statement on Vote to Advance Immigration Bill for Debate 7/29/14 Begich: New VA Secretary Will Have Authority, Resources to Overhaul VA Health System 7/25/14 Administration Approves Begich Call for Health Care Fix 7/25/14 Begich Introduces Bill to Provide Aid to Thousands of Homeless Families 7/24/14 The Juneau Empire - My Turn: Hobby Lobby Decision Should Outrage Alaskans 7/24/14 Begich Committee Report Finds $1.4 Billion in Taxpayer Savings 7/24/14 Begich Bills Would Ensure Payment for Alaska Native Contracts 7/24/14 Bring Jobs Back Home Act - Motion to Proceed 7/21/14 Revised Magnuson-Stevens Draft Available Online 7/21/14 Begich Statement on Alaska LNG Project Filing Dept. of Energy Export Application 7/21/14 Begich Statement on TAPS Milestone: 17 Billion Barrels Delivered Since 1977 7/18/14 Begich Ensures Alaska Priorities Represented in White House Push for Climate Preparedness 7/18/14 Begich Statement on EPA's Proposed Bristol Bay Designation 7/18/14 Begich Sponsors Duck Stamp Bill to Protect Habitat for Hunters 7/17/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/17/14 Begich Chairs Roundtable with Alaska Native Leaders to Discuss Voting Rights 7/17/14 Begich Introduces Bill Requiring Companies to Disclose When They Refuse to Cover Birth Control 7/16/14 Begich Disappointed Bill Protecting Women's Access to Health Care Fails in Senate