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Alaska's Don Young longest serving Republican in House

...special election and with the Oct. 18 death of Rep. Bill Young of Florida he became the longest serving GOP member...plane disappeared.He said he lost a good friend with Bill Young's passing and considers it an honor to be the longest-serving...
Stevens nears end of reign over spending

...roundup. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Ted Stevens, 80, and his 73-year-old House counterpart, Rep. Bill Young, must surrender their posts by party rule when the new Congress starts in January. Both Stevens, R-Alaska, and...
State Briefs

...interested groups brought together by the federal Indian Health Service created the first draft of the reauthorization bill. Young said his proposed update would: Expand the number of Native health care professionals through more scholarships, training...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...piece of cake for an air war. It is not.'' Stevens, Republican chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Bill Young, a Florida Republican and House Appropriations chairman, will lead efforts to pass emergency legislation funding U...
Rep. Young wants changes in Patriot Act

...terrorists, that sometimes we might be on the verge of giving up the freedoms which we're trying to protect." The bill Young said he may co-sponsor was introduced by Rep. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent with whom Young rarely agrees...
Bridge would benefit Young in-law

...million appropriation for the Gravina Island bridge near Ketchikan, are among projects included in a federal highway bill. Young and U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, both Alaska Republicans, served on a conference committee over the summer that reconciled...
Panned out

...visitors off the cruise ships. "They absolutely love it," said Shawn Woods with Alaska Travel Adventures in Juneau. Bill Young, who buys gold for The Jewel Box in Juneau, found another way to profit from the practice. He has sold gold to companies...

...approved by the House in March. In May, the Senate approved a $295 billion version of the transportation funding bill. Young is chairman of the House-Senate conference committee that has been trying since early June to reconcile the House...
Federal bill includes funds for 9 new Juneau buses

...million more for highways and $65.3 million more for transit than Alaska had in the last six-year transportation bill, Young's office reported. Nationally, the bill would provide about $225 billion for highway projects and $50 billion...
Watchdog group urges probe of earmark linked to Young

...contributions or other favors. On Feb. 19, 2005, three weeks before the House passed a massive, six-year transportation bill, Young visited the site of the proposed interchange along Interstate 75, which was sought by real estate developer Daniel...


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