ANCHORAGE, ALASKA—U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, (all R-Alaska) joined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue today for a virtual announcement of more than $46 million in USDA Broadband ReConnect Program grants being awarded to two Alaska service providers to estab...READ MORE
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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.
Congressman Young Champions Alaska Provisions in Farm Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act with two previously adopted amendments from Alaska Congressman Don Young. The first amendment will exempt Alaska from the Clinton-era Roadless Rule and the second amendment will enhance Congressman Young’s traditional foods provision that was included in the 2014 Farm Bill. Click to see Congressman Young's statement.
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.
News-Miner Opinion: Some long-overdue help for UA: Congress should act quickly to approve university lands bill
News-Miner opinion: News late last month that a bill has been introduced in Congress to finally provide a long-overdue additional allocation of land to the University of Alaska is certainly a welcome development. Our university has been land-starved for far too long, but let’s be clear about one thing as this bill starts its pat...READ MORE
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, (all R-Alaska) welcomed the announcement today of a roughly $19.78 million port infrastructure grant issued by the United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) for the City of Seward and the Alaska Railroad Corporation to improve the frei...READ MORE