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4 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

Denali Commission money survives House

Fiscal conservatives are again gunning for the Denali Commission . This week they tried to eliminate the bulk of its funding - $10 million, tucked into a federal appropriations bill for energy and water programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ted Stevens, US Senate

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Term limits would clog the revolving door from Congress to lobbying firms

In 1994, Alaskans voted overwhelmingly to impose term limits on our federal delegation.

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Related Topix: US News, Alaska, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Hill

Without ethics enforcement, it's open season in Washington

Looking for a luxury hunting trip to get away from it all? Get out the campaign credit card.

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Related Topix: US News, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, US Politics, Republican

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sunherald.com

Schatz, Hanabusa talk relationships in 1st debate

Schatz says he's been surprised at how many friends he's made as a freshman U.S. senator.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, US Governors, Republican, Randy Forbes

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Hill

GOP bill would expand kids' access to summer meals

Rep. Don Young has introduced a bill that would ensure that students who receive free or reduced lunch have access to meals during the summer while school is out.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Family, Kids

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

U.S. House passes bill to open NPR-A

Map of Northern Alaska and Northwestern Canada Showing the Locations of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska , Arctic National Wildlife Refuge , 1002 Area, Current Productive Area, and Trans-Alaska Pipeline System ) For the second time in six months, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at greater oil industry access to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Daily Kos

Elections releases new interactive legislative maps for Texas and Alaska

Today's installment brings us interactive state legislative district maps for Texas and Alaska, utilizing the presidential election results by district calculated by the team at Daily Kos Elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Michael Carey: Only the voters can end Don Young's act in D.C.

The Congressman's outrageous misbehavior on the public stage. The newspaper stories and video clips that capture him breaking bad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

Sunherald.com

New ad buys in Senate race

The buys - in addition to the millions that groups have already spent or are expected to spend on the election - underscore the intense interest in the race, which could help determine which party controls the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Sean Parnell, US Governors

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fort Greely may get 14 missiles at $75 million apiece, despite plans for redesign

While the successful missile test over the Pacific Sunday increases the likelihood for a $1 billion addition of 14 missiles at Fort Greely by 2017, the Missile Defense Agency hopes to start flight tests in 2018 of a "kill vehicle" that would replace those it plans to buy for the new missiles.

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Related Topix: Fort Greely, AK, Strategic Defense Initiative, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

Homer News

Bering Straits Native Corp. examining potential for new arctic port facilities

The prospect of new port facilities in Western Alaska will rely heavily on arctic oil and gas development, according to a recent Northern Economics study.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nome, AK, Oil & Gas

Tue Jun 24, 2014

KIMO

U.S. Representative Don Young Rebuked by Ethics Committee

The longest serving Republican in the House, U.S. Representative Don Young, was publicly rebuked by the House Ethics Committee.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Roll Call

Don Young Broke House Rules, Ethics Committee Says

Rep. Don Young, currently the fourth longest-serving House member, violated rules when he used campaign funds for personal purposes and accepted improper gifts, a House Ethics Committee report said in a letter of reproval Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Todd Young, Bill Young

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Free Republic

Congressman Yucks It Up On House Floor Amid Naming Of Post Office For Fallen Soldier

On Tuesday, The Daily Caller's Mirror blog reported that Alaskan Republican Rep. Don Young was clowning around on the House floor during the naming of a post office.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Seward City News

Fresh young Alaska candidate challenges Young

Before you sigh and repeat the worn old mantra that Alaska's lone Congressman Don Young, its longest serving republican is unbeatable in this state, don't discount the potential power of this energetic, smart, savvy young man with considerable Alaska credentials going for him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ted Stevens, Alaska, US Senate, Alaska Government, Prison

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Ketchikan Daily News

Develop the NPR

Congressman Don Young and a dozen of his colleagues in the House introduced a bill Thursday in support of exploration, production and transportation of oil and natural gas through the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Alaska, Alaska Government

Roll Call

Don Young Must Repay $59K for Improper Trips/Gifts

A U.S. Representative must repay $59,000 to those who provided improper gifts, as well as be reproved by the House Ethics Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Tom DeLay

National Journal

House Ethics Committee Admonishes Rep. Don Young

Rep. Don Young has been issued a formal letter of reproval-a public rebuke-from the House Ethics Committee for misconduct tied to his acceptance of impermissible gifts and trips and misuse of campaign funds, the committee announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Conaway

The Fresno Bee

GAO asked to study communication on tribal lands

Lujan, Democrat Anna Eshoo of California and Republican Don Young of Alaska sent a letter to the GAO this week.

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Related Topix: Representative Ben Ray Lujan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Anna Eshoo, Republican

Anchorage Daily News

Alaskans should enforce term limits and vote Don Young out

In 1994 the citizens of Alaska passed a ballot measure to establish term limits, joining 23 other states to overwhelmingly support the end of "career representatives" in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan

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