U.S. Sen. Mark Begich joined a bipartisan group of senators today to introduce the Dependable Air Service Act. The legislation would give the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation, in which the FAA resides, the flexibility to transfer funds between accounts in order to halt air traffic controller furloughs and avert mounting […]
Dramatically increased shipping traffic in the Arctic along with offshore oil and gas development require enhanced Coast Guard equipment, international shipping standards and new port facilities to service all that activity, seven federal and private sector experts told U.S. Senator Mark Begich Monday during a Senate field hearing in Anchorage.
At a hearing today of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (SVAC) U.S. Sen. Mark Begich grilled officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on the backlog of disability claims preventing veterans everywhere from receiving critical benefits they earned for their service in the U.S. military.