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.
Alaska Congressional Delegation Welcomes Grant for Earthquake Long-Term Disaster Recovery
December 4, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, all R-Alaska, today welcomed the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant announcement that the State of Alaska is set to receive $35,856,000 to support long-term disaster recovery efforts from the November 30, 2018 Cook Inlet Earthquake. The 7.1 magnitude earthquake and nearly 8,000 subsequent aftershocks impacted the Municipality of Anchorage, Mat-Su Borough, and the Kenai Peninsula Bo...
Congressman Don Young Cosponsors Bipartisan, Bicameral Resolution in Support of International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 3, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of colleagues on the introduction of a resolution recognizing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) – recognized every year on December 3rd. This resolution reiterates longtime Congressional support for inclusivity and accessibility for persons with disabilities around the world. Earlier this year, Congressman Young and Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) introduced H.R. 3373, the Office o...
Food Bank Locations in Alaska
November 22, 2019
Food Banks for Alaska: 2121 Spar Avenue Anchorage AK, 99501 Phone: (907) 272-3663 Anchorage: Mobile Food Pantry – Fairview Recreation Center o http://...
Congressman Don Young Stands with Alaska Nurses and Social Workers, Helps Pass Bill to Prevent Workplace Violence
November 21, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Today, with the support of Alaska Congressman Don Young, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act. This legislation takes action to prevent workplace violence against our nation’s nurses and social workers. These professions suffer injuries from workplace violence at far higher rates than any other profession in the United States. This measure assists in the prevention of workplace violence ...
Daily News-Miner AK congressional delegation tours F-35 plant in Texas
November 20, 2019
U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, all R-Alaska, toured Lockheed Martin’s F-35 assembly plant in Fort Worth, Texas, on Monday, along with a group of military and community leaders from Interior Alaska. The group got to see the first F-35 aircraft that will eventually be stationed at Eielson Air Force Base starting in spring 2020. In response to concerns about the cost of sustaining the F-35 fleet, which were raised in a Government Accountability Office report ...