Washington, D.C. – For nearly 50 years, the Huna Tlingit people of Southeast Alaska have been prohibited by federal regulation from practicing an integral part of their heritage they have shared for generations – the traditional harvest of gull eggs in Glacier Bay. On Monday, Alaska Congressman Don Young made headway in resolving this longstanding subsistence concern by passing H.R. […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Alaskan Congressman Don Young on Monday voted in support of H.J. Res. 80, the American Indian and Alaska Native, Health, Education, and Safety Act, which will provide immediate funding for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health Service through December 15, 2013.
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ During the week of August 19, 2013, a team of agents, led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), raided placer mine sites in the Fortymile Mining District near Chicken, Alaska to investigate potential Clean Water Act violations.
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Alaskan Congressman Don Young yesterday announced his nominees for appointment to the U.S. military service academies for the class of 2017.
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ On New Years, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 443, as amended in the Senate, by a vote of 410 to 5.
Alaskan Congressman Don Young joined Second Lady Jill Biden, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund President Jan Scruggs in breaking ground for The Education Center at the Wall on Wednesday.
Alaskan Congressman Don Young voted yesterday in favor of H.R. 1775, the Stolen Valor Act of 2012 â€“ a bill he co-sponsored. This legislation is crucially important to protecting the honor of award-winning servicemen and women, such as Medal of Honor recipients.
Alaskan Congressman Don Young released the following statement today in observance of Memorial Day:
In a letter sent yesterday, Alaskan Congressman Don Young called on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) to explain why its agents have been visiting Alaskan gun dealers and asking for copies of their gun sale records (bound books and 4473 forms). While BATFE agents are permitted to conduct routine compliance inspections, […]