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Young Votes to Reopen Federal Government

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Today, Alaska Congressman Don Young supported a Continuing Resolution (CR) to reopen the federal government. “Today, Congress fulfilled its duty to resume funding the federal government,” said Congressman Young. “Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer played politics with responsible governing by leading the charge to shut down the government. This was an avoidable crisis he championed and downright... Read more »

Young Statement on Federal Government Shutdown

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Alaska Congressman Don Young released the following statement after Senate Democrats voted to shut down the federal government: “I am disappointed to see that Senate Democrats are playing politics with funding the federal government. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is putting his political party above what’s best for our country. That is neither the way to govern nor the job he was elected t... Read more »

Young Supports Government Funding Bills to Benefit Alaskans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4667, a supplemental appropriations bill for disaster relief and H.R. 1370, a continuing resolution for funding government operations: “Today, the House approved legislation that will continue to fund the government, deliver relief to disaster victims and enhance Alaska’s military preparednes... Read more »

House Approves 12-Part Appropriations Package, Includes Alaska Efforts and Priorities Championed by Congressman Young

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Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives successfully approved H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, a 12-part appropriations package that outlines the nation’s spending priorities for Fiscal Year 2018. The bill, which included the consideration of hundreds of amendments, represents movement towards returning to regular order and completing conside... Read more »

Young Shares Statement on Multi-Part Package for Hurricane Aid, Debit Limit and Government Funding

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Washington, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young shared the following statement on House-passage of H.R. 601, the READ Act (Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance Package) as amended by the U.S. Senate: “With relief efforts underway in Texas and Hurricane Irma barreling its way towards the Florida coast, this was the right thing to do to assist our fellow... Read more »

Congressman Young Shares Thoughts on House Passage of FY15 Appropriations Omnibus Bill

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Washington, D.C. – Following the House passage of H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act – which provides federal funding for 11 Appropriations bills through Fiscal Year 2015 and funding for the Department of Homeland Security through February 27, 2015 – Alaskan Congressman Don Young shared the following thoughts: “Unfortunately, due to months of inaction and dysfuncti... Read more »

Rep. Young Commends Participants Of Taxpayer March; Cosponsors Resolution

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Washington, D.C. – Alaskan Congressman Don Young has signed on to cosponsor H.Res.870 which expresses gratitude and appreciation to the individuals and families who participated in the Taxpayer March on Washington on September 12, 2009. “The freedom that our men and women in the military are so courageously fighting for, and the freedom that makes us American, was on full display at the Taxpayer M... Read more »

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