Washington, D.C. – This week, Alaska Congressman Don Young welcomed Murphy McCollough to serve as Press Secretary and spokesman in his Washington, D.C. office. Murphy, a Texas native who most recently worked for Congressman John Culberson (R-TX), arrives following the departure of Matthew Shuckerow, who recently left to serve as Deputy Communication Director for Senator Dan Sullivan […]
Washington, D.C. â€“ On the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Earthquake, Alaskan Congressman Don Young shared a firsthand account of the Good Friday earthquake, in addition to the devastating destruction in communities across the state, improvements to earthquake and tsunami monitoring systems, and the resilience of the Alaskan people.
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Friday the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands held a legislative hearing on H.R. 587, the Niblack and Bokan Mountain Mining Area Roads Authorization Act, introduced earlier this year by Alaskan Congressman Don Young.
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ The Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee chaired by Alaskan Congressman Don Young on Tuesday received an update from tribal leaders and tribal telecommunications providers on the implementation of the Federal Communications Commissionâ€™s (FCC) rule on the Universal Service Fund (USF).
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Alaskan Congressman Don Young today announced the names of his 2013 summer interns working in his Washington, D.C. and Anchorage, AK offices:
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Alaskan Congressman Don Young, a lifelong supporter of the maritime and cruise line industry, Wednesday addressed the Cruise Lines International Association Caucus in a wide ranging speech, encouraging cruise lines around the world to continue their Alaskan presence while also criticizing the Obama administration for new environmental rules and regulations that could […]
Rep. Young Testifies Before Armed Services Committee in Support of Alaska National Defense Priorities
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ As the House Armed Services Committee began its debate on the FY2014 National Defense Authorization Act, Alaskan Congressman Don Young testified Wednesday before the Armed Services Committee, and laid out some of Alaskaâ€™s national defense priorities for the upcoming fiscal year.
Representatives Young, Huffman and Thompson Introduce GE Salmon Bill to Protect American Consumers and Fisheries
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Continuing their fight against genetically engineered salmon, Alaskan Congressman Don Young along with Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) today introduced H.R. 1667, the Prevention of Escapement of Genetically Altered Salmon in the United States (PEGASUS) Act, aimed at keeping genetically engineered (GE) fish off the nationâ€™s dinner plates […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ In response to North Koreaâ€™s latest threat of a preemptive nuclear attack on the United States, Alaskan Congressman Don Young on Thursday sent a letter to President Obama stressing the need for continued support of the Missile Defense Programs in the United States.