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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
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 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Community Bank Experience Needed on Federal Reserve Board
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
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 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 Begich Statement on Coast Guard Report on Kulluk
April 3, 2014 Senate Approves Fisheries Treaties after Begich Floor Speech
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 3, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman and James Inhofe, Ranking Member of Senate Armed Services Committee - No Cuts to Alaska Commissaries
April 2, 2014 Begich Chairs Hearing on His Safe Families and Villages Bill
April 2, 2014 Begich: National Archives Response to Anchorage Facility Closure "Not Good Enough"
April 2, 2014 Begich to Feds: Alaska Fishermen Were Right About Sea Lions
April 2, 2014 Begich Uses Clout as Head of Aviation Caucus to Get Results for AK Pilots
April 1, 2014 Senators Introduce Bill Supporting Restoration of Tribal Homelands
March 31, 2014 Begich Pleased Supreme Court Will Not Hear Appeal of Katie John Case
March 31, 2014 Begich Votes to Ensure Medicare Patients Can Still Access Health Care
March 28, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration - Begich Demands FAA Action on Medical Certification for General Aviation Pilots
March 28, 2014 Begich Welcomes Progress on Lifting Geoduck Ban in China
March 27, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
March 27, 2014 Begich on National Guard Bureau Investigation of AKNG: "It's About Time"
March 27, 2014 Letter to Katherine Archuleta, Director of Office of Personnel Management - It's not 1977 Anymore
March 26, 2014 Politico - How to Fix the Affordable Care Act
March 26, 2014 ICYMI: Begich Touts Success of Agreements Allowing Veterans to Get Care Close to Home
March 26, 2014 Administration Responds to Another Begich Call for Critical Health Care Fix
March 25, 2014 Letter to Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska - Stance on Village Public Safety Issues, Violence Against Women Act
March 25, 2014 Begich Stands by King Cove Residents in Meeting with Sec. Jewell, Says Road is "Life or Death" Issue
March 24, 2014 Begich Statement on Anniversary of Exxon Valdez Spill
March 20, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Support for Alternatives to Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Alpine Satellite Development
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 18, 2014 Begich Talks Arctic Strategy with Military Brass
March 17, 2014 Begich Bill Strengthens Coast Guard Resources, Capabilities in the Arctic
March 17, 2014 Begich Fights for Lower Student Loan Rates
March 17, 2014 Begich Presses for Increased Federal Engagement with Alaska Natives
March 14, 2014 Begich Cites Concerns About National Archives Plans in Anchorage
March 13, 2014 Begich Puts Alaskans' Privacy First
March 13, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the Senate - Confront Abusive Patent Trolls, Support Main Street Businesses
March 12, 2014 Begich: Quality Childcare Should be Affordable for Everyone
March 12, 2014 Begich Targets Wasteful Spending
March 12, 2014 Letter to Dennis McLerran, Region 10 Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Road Construction by Kuukpik Corporation
March 11, 2014 Begich: No More Parlay for Pirates
March 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Pay Alaska Tribes for Past Contract Shortfalls
March 10, 2014 Begich Votes to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault in the Military
March 7, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduce Resolution Honoring International Women's Day
March 7, 2014 Begich Introduces Bill to Expedite Alaska Gas Pipeline and LNG Export Permits
March 6, 2014 Begich, Rubio Team Up to Fight EPA Regulations
March 5, 2014 Begich Critical of President's 2015 Budget Proposal
March 5, 2014 Letter to Criag Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Call for Faster Action on Tribal Disaster Recovery Provision
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