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  1. On Links As In Life, D.C. Bipartisan Relations Are Deep In The RoughRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... after that golf outing, the negotiations between the two on raising the nation's debt ceiling collapsed. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, is an avid golfer, and still has a lot of power in his swing for an 81-year-old. Like Clyburn, he believes the decline ...

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  2. On Links As In Life, D.C. Bipartisan Relations Are Deep In The RoughRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WNED

    ... after that golf outing, the negotiations between the two on raising the nation's debt ceiling collapsed. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, is an avid golfer, and still has a lot of power in his swing for an 81-year-old. Like Clyburn, he believes the decline ...

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  3. Railroad unions advancing two-person crew legislation to protect safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    Continuing a cooperative effort to promote safety in the railroad industry, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the Transportation Division of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers International Association have jointly announced that legislation requiring at least two crew members on all freight trains in the U.S. has been introduced in the 114th Congress. The Safe Freight Act , introduced by Congressman Don Young on April 13, would require two crew members - one certified locomotive engineer and one certified conductor - on all freight trains.

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  4. Washington State Rep wants to turn old aircraft carriers into a massive floating bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    First-term Republican Congressman Jesse Young , who represents the 26th District in the Washington State Senate, is attracting significant attention for an unusual detail in his transportation budget: he's included $90,000 to conduct a feasibility study into building a massive floating bridge from decommissioned aircraft carriers . The bridge, Young proposes, would span the Sinclair Inlet and connect two of the towns he represents, repurposing old military equipment to create new infrastructure and a distinctive tourist attraction.

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  5. Post ReplyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    Immigration Customs Enforcement Director Sarah R. Saldana Tells Congressman: We Follow Obama Rules, Not The Lawa Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance Those following the Obama Immigration Executive Action legal battles will note yesterday Congressman Young was asking Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Saldana the exact same point outlined in Judge Hanen's rebuke of the White House. In summary, the Chief Executive has ordered that the laws requiring removal of illegal immigrants that conflict with the 2014 DHS Directive are not to be enforced, and that anyone who attempts to do so will be punished.

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  6. Republicans Conspire With Dems to Raise the Gas TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

    ... Ribble are Mark Amodei (Nev.), Scott Rigell (Va.), Lou Barletta (Pa.), Richard Hanna (N.Y.), Bob Gibbs (Ohio) and Don Young (Alaska).

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  7. Black cod pots approved, buildup for halibut action in JuneRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... fisheries from three to 200 miles off the U.S. coast. It was first passed in 1976 and reauthorized in 2006. Rep. Don Young introduced a current reauthorization bill to the U.S. House of Representatives on March 4 with three regional cosponsors: ...

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  8. 2016: Are We on the Outskirts of the Battle of Washington?Read the original story

    Thursday | Independent Women's Forum

    ... Sen. Tom Coburn's campaign in 2005 against Alaska's "bridge to nowhere," defended by Republicans Ted Stevens and Don Young, was an important, symbolic event. The spenders are always with us, but the party's ethos was shifting toward rationalizing ...

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  9. Did Alaska legalize industrial hemp along with recreational cannabis?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... federal connection between the two kinds of cannabis, S. 134 and H.R. 525 (which is co-sponsored by Alaska's Rep. Don Young), being considered in this current Congress. Both seek to remove industrial hemp from the federal controlled substances ...

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  10. Don Young: Setting the record straight on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorizationRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    The April 12 opinion piece by Stosh Anderson, "Don Young seeks to unwind 'Alaska Model' for fisheries in Magnuson-Stevens Act," fails to represent the facts of the legislation I introduced to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act . To set the record straight, I have always applauded and supported the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council for creating an unparalleled system of fisheries management.

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  11. Eielson will keep F-16 squadronRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Alaska officials Tuesday that Eielson Air Force Base will keep its F-16 Aggressor squadron. Alaska Congressman Don Young says it's good news on its own but it also improves the chances the Eielson will get F-35 aircraft, too. "It means we have a ...

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  12. Air Force leaves F-16 squadron at Eielson AFB in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2011 | Stars and Stripes

    Ending speculation that a move might be in the offing, the U.S. Air Force said Tuesday it will keep a squadron of F-16 fighters at Alaska's Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks. The Alaska congressional delegation praised the decision, with Rep. Don Young calling it "an example of logic prevailing, which is becoming exceptionally rare in the federal government."

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  13. Air Force confirms plan to keep F-16s at Eielson AFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ending speculation that a move might be in the offing, the U.S. Air Force said Tuesday it will keep a squadron of F-16 fighters at Alaska's Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks. The Alaska congressional delegation praised the decision, with Rep. Don Young calling it "an example of logic prevailing, which is becoming exceptionally rare in the federal government."

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  14. Eielson AFB Will Keep F-16 SquadronRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | APRN

    The Secretary of the Air Force told Alaska officials Tuesday that Eielson Air Force Base will keep its F-16 Aggressor squadron. Alaska Congressman Don Young says it's good news on its own but it also improves the chances the Eielson will get F-35 aircraft, too.

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  15. Young seeks to unwind Magnuson-Stevens' 'Alaska Model'Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Homer Tribune

    Our lone Congressman, Don Young, recently introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to reauthorize our federal fisheries management law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The law is the foundation of sustainable fisheries management, and bears the names and legacy of legendary Senators Ted Stevens and Warren Magnuson.

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  16. House lawmakers pitch for defense prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Stars and Stripes

    Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, listens to comments after testifying at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on budget priorities, April 14, 2015 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Hardware, unit deactivations, open-carry on base. House lawmakers sounded off Tuesday during the first rounds of debate on the annual defense authorization bill.

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  17. Carrier bridge idea floated by lawmaker unlikely to take offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Russia Taday

    The US government has allocated funds to study the possibility of using old aircraft carriers to build a bridge across the Puget Sound in Washington state. Engineers have criticized the idea as impractical, while the US Navy is not amused.

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  18. Voices of Alaska: Young seeks to unwind 'Alaska Model' for fisheriesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Peninsula Clarion

    Our lone Congressman, Don Young, recently introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to reauthorize our federal fisheries management law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The law is the foundation of sustainable fisheries management, and bears the names and legacy of legendary Senators Ted Stevens and Warren Magnuson.

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  19. Don Young's stories: When you can't find the bathroom in your officeRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Here, he tells us about his first days in office - when he couldn't find the bathroom. Story 4 of 5. 21-term Congressman Don Young has a lot of stories.

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  20. Don Young: Stosh Anderson misrepresents Magnuson-Stevens reauthorizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Through foresight and willingness, Alaska's fisheries managers have developed and implemented a system that is considered the envy of the world, the "Alaska Model," this system has worked extremely well in Alaska, and should be a goal of all management councils. The April 8 opinion piece by Stosh Anderson, "Don Young seeks to unwind 'Alaska Model' for fisheries in Magnuson-Stevens Act," fails to represent the facts of the legislation I introduced to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act .

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