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Young Applauds New Coast Guard Investments Coming to Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard announced the homeporting of six Fast Response Cutters (FRC) across Southeast Alaska communities which will improve disaster response readiness, assist in search and rescue operations and protect local fisheries. As announced, two new FRCs will be homeported in Kodiak, one in Sitka, one in Seward and the two...READ MORE

Delegation Welcomes Coastal Plain EIS Scoping Announcement

Congressman Don Young, U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, all R-Alaska, today released the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced a 60-day public scoping period as it prepares to draft an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Department of the Interior’s oil and gas leasing progra...READ MORE

Committee Approves Protection for Alaska Native Culture

Today, the House Natural Resources Committee approved Alaska Congressman Don Young’s bill H.R. 4069. This measure will amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to protect traditional Alaska Native handicrafts that use non-edible parts of migratory birds. House Natural Resources Committee Hearing. “This bill protects the heritage of A...READ MORE