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Alaska Congressman Don Young delievers speech to Chamber

Alaska U. S. Congressman Don Young at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall during the Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska Congressman Don Young talked about the passage of the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act, economic diversification, and the possibilities of energy production in Alaska while at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon.
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Congressman Don Young proposes legislation to make Veteran Transport Program permanent

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Congressman Don Young and House lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday to permanently reauthorize the Highly Rural Veteran Transportation Program within the Department of Veterans Affairs. The legislation would make it so State Veteran Agencies and Service Organizations provide no-cost transportation services to VA or VA-authorized health care...
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Alaska Congressman Don Young’s ‘Native American Child Protection Act’ passes House

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - The bill known as “The Native American Child Protection Act” introduced by Congressman Don Young has passed in the U.S. House this week. The bill will seek to provide proper funding and reauthorize programs originally formed by the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Protection Act.
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Congressman Don Young discusses issues facing Alaska and the nation

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - On Thursday, May 6th, Alaska Congressman Don Young spoke with KTVF/KXDF about multiple topics currently in the news. On President Biden’s infrastructure bill, the American Jobs Plan, Young said, “The main thing is the term ‘infrastructure,’ and interpretation of infrastructure from the president right now goes far beyond what the interpretation has been in the past, [and] should be right now. He wants everything added to this bill because it’s a must-pass bill, because I do believe people want good bridges. In the state of Alaska, I think we have 39 bridges [that] are in serious jeopardy right here in this state, and that’s most every bridge in the state.”
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Don Young running for reelection

JUNEAU (AP) - Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young said he will seek reelection to the seat he has held since 1973. The Republican, in an April 28 statement announcing his reelection plans, said with the challenges facing Alaska, this is “not the time to take risks on someone untested and unproven.”
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It’s official: Congressman Don Young files for reelection

Congressman Don Young and Ann Young stopped by the Division of Elections in Anchorage on Tuesday and filed for the 2022 election. Young has been Alaska’s member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1973 and is the longest continuously serving member of the House. In 2017, Young became Dean...
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Alaska congressman Don Young, 87, announces 2022 reelection campaign

Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young said he will seek reelection to the seat he has held since 1973. The Republican, in a statement Wednesday announcing his reelection plans, said with the challenges facing Alaska, this is “not the time to take risks on someone untested and unproven.”. He said his...
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Rep. Don Young confirms his 2022 campaign for reelection

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Alaska Rep. Don Young, the longest-serving Republican in the history of the U.S. Congress, announced he will run for reelection in 2022. On Wednesday morning, Young announced his campaign for Alaska’s sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. “With attacks coming at our state on...
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87-year-old Rep. Don Young announces re-election plans

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young said he will seek re-election to the seat he has held since 1973. The Republican, in a statement announcing his re-election plans Wednesday, said with the challenges facing Alaska, this is “not the time to take risks on someone untested and unproven.”
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Congressman Don Young signals support for Puerto Rican statehood

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - Congressman Don Young has indicated his support of Puerto Rican statehood. At a legislative hearing on Wednesday, members of congress discussed the political status of the American territory, including two bills being heard by the House of Representatives: the Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act, and the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021.
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Don Young submits bill to increase buffalo herds on tribal lands

Alaska tribes working to foster, manage and protect buffalo herds will get assistance from the U.S. Department of the Interior under a bill co-sponsored by Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska. “The tragic decimation of these iconic animals remains one of the darkest chapters in America’s history,” Young said in a prepared...
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Don Young

Don Young, 71, of Jasper passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Shultz Funeral Home. The family will greet friends on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. A native of Bessmay, Texas,...
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Representative Don Young introduces legislation abouts forests, oceans

WASHINGTON D.C. (KINY) - Congressman Don Young introduced two bills on Thursday, one about National Forests and the other about ocean sanctuaries. The first bill is called the State National Forest Management Act, which would authorize "states to select and acquire certain National Forest System lands to be managed and operated by the state for timber production and other purposes under the law," according to a press release by Congressman Young's office.
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Alaska Congressman Don Young sworn-in for 25th term

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - Alaska Congressman Don Young was sworn in for his 25th term for the United States Congress. First elected in a special election in 1973, Congressman Young currently serves as Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives. In his position as Dean, Congressman Young administered the oath of office to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.