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.
Young Supports Passage of Workforce Development Legislation, Bill Supports Career and Technical Education Across the Nation
June 22, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young today supported House-passage of H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, bipartisan legislation to reauthorize and improve the Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Congressman Young speaks in support of H.R.2353 on the House floor (click here to watch). “As a former teacher, it’s my firm belief that school is not just and cannot be “one size fits all,” and Carl Perkins funding has allowed sc...
Don Young Shares Message in Honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Cosponsors Two Alzheimer’s Related Bills
June 21, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young today shared the following message in honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and the #LongestDay: Don Young Shares Message in Honor of Alzheimer's Awareness Month and the #LongestDay (click here to watch). “Today I’m wearing purple in honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and the #LongestDay – a day where people from across the country come together to raise awareness. Our hearts go out to the individuals and families afflicted by this disease as it i...
Congressman Young Welcomes Selection of Chris Oliver as Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries
June 20, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young today shared the following statement of support on the appointment of Chris Oliver, Executive Director of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, as Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries: “The Secretary got this one right – it’s the right pick for Alaska and for the country,” said Congressman Don Young. “This decision underscores the leadership and qualifications of Chris Oliver, who has spent his lifetime working to build Alaska and the...
Young Discusses Results of Puerto Rico Political-Status Referendum, Announces Support for Congressional Action on Statehood
June 16, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Days after leading a bi-partisan delegation of election observers to the island of Puerto Rico, Alaska Congressman Don Young yesterday joined Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló, and other members of the delegation, to report his findings and urge his colleagues in Congress to act on the overwhelming results in favor of statehood. Congressman Young speaking at a recent press conference in Washington, D.C. on the outcome of Puerto Rico plebiscite (click here to watch). “I was...