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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.

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Congressman Don Young Announces Over $10 Million in Transportation Grant Funding Awarded to the Fairbanks North Star Borough and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough
August 6, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded the Fairbanks North Star Borough $10,403,343, and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough $93,000 under the Buses and Bus Facilities Grant Program. This program makes federal resources available to states and direct recipients to replace, rehabilitate and purchase buses and related equipment, in addition to supporting the construction of bus-related facilities. "Access to public tr... More
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Congressman Don Young Introduces Legislation to Provide Emergency Support for Safe, Secure Elections Amid COVID-19
August 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – This week, Alaska Congressman Don Young introduced the Emergency Assistance for Safe Elections (EASE) Act – emergency legislation to help states ensure those who want to vote in person can do so safely and make mail-in voting more secure by cleaning their voter rolls. Additionally, the EASE Act was introduced by Representatives Brett Guthrie (KY) Dan Meuser (PA), Devin Nunes (CA), Elise Stefanik (NY), Ken Calvert (CA), Mario Diaz-Balart (FL), Michael McCaul (TX), Mike Garcia (... More
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Congressman Don Young Announces Department of Justice Grants to Assist Victims of Human Trafficking in Alaska
August 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $1 million to fight human trafficking in Alaska. Grants of $500,000 from the Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking program will go to Covenant House Alaska and the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC). “Tragically, the scourge of human trafficking exists in Alaska, but I am grateful for the countless organizations and advocates who help victims of all a... More
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Congressman Don Young Announces Nearly $16 Million in CARES Act Funding to Assist Alaska Native Organizations in the Fight Against COVID-19
August 3, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young, announced that nearly $16 million in funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been awarded to Alaska Native organizations. This funding will be used for a variety of COVID-19-related health care initiatives and community development projects, and was made available by the CARES Act – legislation passed by the House in March with the support of Congressman Yo... More
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Congressman Don Young Fights for Renewable Energy, Alaska’s Hydropower Future on House Floor
July 30, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young spoke from the House Floor on his amendment to the House appropriations bill that supports the Water Power Technologies Office at the Department of Energy. The Water Power Technologies Office funds grant programs that assist in the construction of hydropower, pumped storage and marine energy projects, and expands energy infrastructure in low-income, economically distressed, underserved, and rural communities. Congressman Young’s remarks as p... More
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