WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Alaska Congressional Delegation applauded funding appropriated by the CARES Act and awarded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to help Alaska prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 through various existing urban, rural, and tribal grant programs. The state of Alaska will receive a tota...READ MORE
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Congressman Don Young Announces Veterans History Project Initiative to Permanently Preserve Stories of Alaska's Veterans in the Library of Congress
Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young announced a partnership between his office and the Library of Congress to preserve the stories of Alaska's veterans for generations to come.
Congressman Don Young Helps the House Pass Coast Guard Reauthorization with Critical Alaska Provisions
Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young, former Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, helped the House pass H.R. 3409 – the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019.
Alaska Delegation Working to Support Alaskans in Earthquake Recovery Efforts
U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Rep. Don Young, all R-Alaska, today issued the following statements after receiving a briefing from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long on the 7.0 earthquake which struck near Anchorage, Alaska Friday morning, causing extensive damage to infrastructure, such as roads and bridges.
House Passes Five Year FAA Authorization Package
This legislation modernizes airport infrastructure, improves service for customers, streamlines and reforms the FAA certification and regulatory processes, enhances aviation safety and reforms FEMA programs and the TSA. Congressman Young secured many Alaska specific provisions.
House Reauthorizes Young’s Critical Federal Fishing Management Legislation
The U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 200 the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act sponsored by Congressman Don Young. This bill will reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act for the first time over a decade. Read more here.
Commander and Senior Enlisted Advisor for JBER’s 477th Fighter Group – Colonel David “Piff” Piffarerio and Chief Master Sergeant Beau Honeycutt – meeting with Congressman Young.
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.
Congressman Young discussing the essential role industries and businesses play in growing and developing the economy at an Alaska Chamber of Commerce “Meet and Greet.”
Members of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce and the Southeast Conference Transportation and Timber Committees hosted Congressman Young in April to discuss efforts to improve economic opportunity in the Panhandle, including the major failures of federal land management agencies.
Sitka Sentinel owner and editor Thad Poulson greeting Congressman Young with his own “hot off the press” edition.
Washington, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young joined a bipartisan group of colleagues on a letter to Alex Azar, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), requesting funding priorities for rural hospitals amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Alaska’s geography is unlike that of any other state’s, and our rura...READ MORE
Washington, D.C. – Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young launched a new website feature allowing Alaskans to send a note to Alaska's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink and her staff, thanking them for their hard work in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In the coming weeks, Congressman Young will compile the digital thank you notes ...READ MORE