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 Applauds Final Passage of Water Infrastructure Package
September 14, 2018
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved S. 3021 the America’s Water Infrastructure Act. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. Alaska Congressman Don Young issued the following statement: “Transportation and infrastructure are so crucial in Alaska, particularly for our smaller communities,” said Congressman Yo...
Congressman Young Supports FY19 Appropriations Package for Critical Government Funding
September 13, 2018
Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young voted in support of H.R. 5895 the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act for the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19). “This legislation will guarantee funding for many important programs in Alaska,” said Congressman Young. “This bill provides support for our national security through crucial investments to rebuild our military which we will see at Fort Greely and JBER. This bill also prioritizes our veterans...
Congressman Young Presents Congressional Medal to Local Kodiak Student
August 8, 2018
Yesterday, Alaska Congressman Don Young presented the Congressional Award Silver Medal to Kodiak High School student Rafael Bitanga for his exceptional community service. “I’m very proud to present this award to Rafael today as he has dedicated so much of his time to give back to Kodiak,” said Congressman Young. “Over the last two years as Rafael has worked to earn this award, he has been committed to serving different needs within the community and using his experiences for his own personal dev...
Bill Championed by Young and Bonamici to Combat Marine Debris Unanimously Passes House
July 25, 2018
Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed S. 756, the Save Our Seas Act, a bill to assist local communities and states in removing garbage and debris from our oceans and shores. House Oceans Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) introduced the bill, H.R. 2748, last year. “In Alaska, we know first-hand the lasting impacts of marine debris,” said Alaska Congressman Don Young. “The Save Our Seas Act is an important piece of legislation ...