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  1. Is Alaska Rep Don Young The Most Badass Member Of Congress? Yes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    Alaska Rep. Don Young has hunted hundreds of seals, killed caribou in the Alaskan wilds and narrowly escaped being mauled by a bear, the congressman revealed in an interview with E&E News published Tuesday. The 84-year-old California native is in his 23rd term as Alaska's lone representative in the House.

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  2. Related:Can they do that? Conservation groups say feds could be vulnerable to Izembek lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... committee staffer said he thinks Strong's interpretation is "110 percent wrong." Bill Horn , a former aide to Rep. Don Young and the late Sen. Ted Stevens, said ANILCA was specifically drafted to be flexible when it comes to Alaska Natives and their ...

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  3. King Cove road deal checks another item on Alaska to-do listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... what lands will be exchanged, but neither side is to give up more than 500 acres, according to the deal. Rep. Don Young called assertions by environmental groups and the others, including some Republicans, that the road would unacceptably damage the ...

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  4. Alaska's D.C. Delegation Express King Cove GratitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | KIMO

    Anchorage, AK- Today from Washington, D.C., U.S. Congressman Don Young, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski and U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan, along with King Cove leaders, spoke to the Alaskan Press concerning the agreement ratified by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the King Cove Corporation. Today's act authorizes a small land exchange required to create a small, gravel, life-saving road that is set to link King Cove to the all-weather Cold Bay Airport, close in proximity.

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  5. Corrections & ClarificationsRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | KBMT

    ... Democrats won passage of one amendment to the Republican bill. News: An earlier version of this story said Rep. Don Young would become the longest-serving member of Congress. He is the longest-serving congressional member who is currently in office. ...

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  6. House lawmakers ready to carve some porkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    ... law and would have connected a rural Alaskan town with an island that boasted just 50 people and an airport. Rep. Don Young defended the bridge project in front of the subcommittee on Wednesday while encouraging the panel to bring back earmarks. ...

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  7. How Saturday morning coffees in Anchorage translate into lives saved overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Sullivan said his staff is on guard for groups that add token Alaskans just to get onto his date book. Rep. Don Young recorded a video for the tiny Anchorage group, calling Hudson and Martin dear friends whose work is refreshingly positive and ...

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  8. Earmarks and Pork-Barrel Spending Breed Corruption in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | FreedomWorks

    ... for its removal, which was easily defeated on the Senate floor. Although Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) fought to keep the earmark for the bridge in the bill, Alaska canceled the project in 2015. The fight to end earmarks ...

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  9. Lawmakers Testify At Hearing: Bring Earmarks BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... ending an earmark ban put in place by former House Speaker John Boehner. "I have the votes," interjected Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, a longtime earmarks proponent and the longest-tenured member of the House. "I'm sure the speaker understands - we will ...

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  10. Alaska attorney general seeks - safe harbor' for banks that want to work with marijuana businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... wrote. Alaska's congressional members say they are looking for legislative solutions to the cash problem. Rep. Don Young and Sen. Lisa Murkowski wrote in emails Wednesday that they support passing legislation that would allow cannabis businesses to ...

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  11. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | APRN

    ... usually in their home districts. One of the biggest proponents at a committee hearing today was Alaska Congressman Don Young. A state-ordered review of thousands of oil wells on the North Slope is complete, following a multi-day oil and gas leak at ...

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  12. Rep. Young wants earmarks back, and hea s not aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | APRN

    The U.S. House is pondering whether to reinstate the use of earmarks, allowing lawmakers to again direct federal money to specific projects, usually in their home districts. One of the biggest proponents at a House Rules Committee hearing Wednesday was Alaska Congressman Don Young.

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  13. Republicans, Democrats agree on need for earmark spendingRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | Washington Times

    ... they termed it. "Until this is solved, we are no longer the Congress of the people. We are just people," said Rep. Don Young, Alaska Republican. "What are we here for if we can't represent the people that vote for us?" A number of lawmakers said ...

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  14. Alaska Rep: The 'Bridge To Nowhere' Should Have Been BuiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    A Republican lawmaker who once pushed for the "bridge to nowhere" declared the bridge should have been built, during a Wednesday House Rules Committee hearing. Alaska Rep. Don Young, who first proposed the bridge back in 2005, still argued for the building of the Alaska bridge while testifying about earmarks at a House Republican meeting.

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  15. Young tries again with legislative fix to marijuana conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young speaks during a Feb. 16, 2017, news conference to announce the formation of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus as fellow member Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo., Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore.

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  16. Politicians, stakeholders want conditions for Juneau utility saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The damming of Long Lake south of Juneau allowed for the construction of the Snettisham Hydroelectric project in the 1960s, which has provided low-cost power to the state capital ever since. A pending sale that could allow the dam to become owned by a Canadian utility is drawing objections from across the state and its lone U.S. Rep. Don Young.

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  17. Republicans divided over future of earmarks after Trump presses for a returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Washington Examiner

    ... we are no longer the Congress of the people. We are just people. We cannot represent our people," said Rep. Don Young, the Dean of the House, a long-time supporter of the earmark process. Most notably, he and the late Sen. Ted Stevens supported the ...

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  18. Alaska delegates to Congress must stand up against vulgar Trump commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... overseer of civility in the House) has responded at all. I call on Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young to speak directly to this behavior and - clearly and loudly - denounce it. The Daily News-Miner encourages residents to make ...

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  19. Senator optimistic for Alaska's outlook in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... that's something we should all be focused on." The Alaska delegation has gained prominence in the last year. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), the state's sole Congressman, was named the dean of the House of Representatives as its longest serving member ...

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  20. Retirement watch: 3 groups of House Republicans whose exits would shake up the 2018 mapRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2018 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    ... other notable names included on the list - largely included because of their age and tenure. At 84, Alaska Rep. Don Young is the longest-tenured House member. Could a Democrat win his at-large seat in a state that favored Trump by 15 points? The ...

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