Alaskan students visiting Washington, D.C. with the Southcentral Foundation recently stopped by Congressman Young’s office to get an up close look at Congress and snap a few photos.
Cannabis Caucus Responds to WH Statement on Marijuana Policy
February 23, 2017
Washington, DC –The bipartisan Congressional Cannabis Caucus – co-chaired by Reps. Don Young (AK-At Large), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48), Jared Polis (CO-02) – today released the following statement in response to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s suggestion that the Trump administration will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana: “Today’s statement by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer regarding marijuana policy reaffirms the need f...
Bipartisan Group Launches Congressional Cannabis Caucus
February 16, 2017
Washington, DC – Representatives Don Young (AK-At Large), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48), and Jared Polis (CO-02) today at the U.S. Capitol launched the Congressional Cannabis Caucus – the first of its kind. The bipartisan Caucus will provide a forum for members of the U.S. House of Representatives to discuss, learn, and work together to establish a better and more rational approach to federal cannabis policy. Co-Chairs Young, Blumenauer, Rohrabacher, and Polis today sent a le...
Young’s Efforts to Overturn Unlawful U.S. Fish and Wildlife Rule Moves Forward
February 15, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young is working double-time this week to overturn a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) final rule that would seize authority away from the State of Alaska to manage fish and wildlife on federal wildlife refuges in Alaska – a clear violation of federal law. Young’s resolution of disapproval, H.J. Res. 69 – under consideration in the U.S. House Representatives this week – would nullify an August 5, 2016 FWS rule (81 Fed. Reg 52247) through the use of th...
Congressman Young Works to Overturn Obama-Era Rules Impacting Alaska
February 8, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young is moving forward with an effort to overturn two Obama-era rules impacting the management of fish and game upon Alaska refuge lands and future development and exploration in the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. The actions represent a collective effort in Congress to overturn costly and often politically charged rules – issued in the final months of the Obama Administration – through the use of the Congressional Review Act (CRA). The Act is a powerf...