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 Announces 2018 Service Academy Nominations
February 13, 2018
Alaska Congressman Don Young announced his official list of Alaskan students nominated for appointment to a United States Service Academy for the class of 2022. “I’m always proud of the young students who are interested in serving our country,” said Congressman Young. “This year, I’m delighted to nominate an exceptional group of Alaskans to our nation’s service academies. These nominees reflect the values of our state and are a strong example of what the next generation can achieve. I wish them ...
Young Votes to Support Bipartisan Budget Agreement
February 9, 2018
Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young voted in support of the two-year, bipartisan budget agreement and issued the following statement: “After weeks of negotiations, Congress has passed a budget agreement that meets many of the needs of the country and it is particularly good news for Alaskans. This bill secures funding for our military to ensure that they have the necessary resources to continue keeping our country safe and carrying out their missions. I worked closely with Members of the House L...
Young Bill Delivers Land Transfer for Southeast Hydro Plan
February 6, 2018
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 219, the Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act. Alaska Congressman Don Young introduced this legislation to update a boundary line for the Project in Southeast Alaska. “The Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project is a remote facility in Southeast Alaska that provides electric power to nearly 20,000 of my constituents in the cities of Petersburg, Wrangell and Ketchikan and the surrounding areas,” said Congressman Young. “In 1994, the ...
Young Responds to President Trump’s First State of the Union Address
January 31, 2018
Tonight, President Trump presented his State of the Union address to both chambers of Congress. Alaska Congressman Don Young issued the following statement in response: “I think it was a great speech,” said Congressman Young. “Now, it’s up to Congress to act on many of the issues the President discussed tonight. Infrastructure, for example, is going to be a big project for us. I believe this was good news for Alaskan and we have many positive projects to look forward to.” Click here to watch Con...
Delegation Urges Interior to Keep Chukchi, Beaufort, and Cook Inlet in New Offshore Program
January 26, 2018
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Rep. Don Young, all R-Alaska, today sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to provide comment on the Alaska-specific offshore areas in the Draft Proposed Program (DPP) for Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing for 2019-2024 that should be included in its Final Proposed Program. “We commend you for taking an inclusive approach that allows for meaningful public input as you determine where responsible development ...