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My Turn: Ryan budget means harsh cuts for Alaskans

On Thursday, Rep. Don Young voted for the Ryan budget for the third year in a row. This bill is an attack on Alaska and Young should be ashamed that he voted...
Alaska Editorial: Avoiding an in-state fight over where to base F-35s

...their large economic impact, to be located in their part of the state.Sen. Murkowski, Sen. Mark Begich and Rep. Don Young all were urging the Air Force in October to base the F-35s at Eielson, but that was before the surprise inclusion of...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Southeast Alaska businesses, organizations and tribes.On Wednesday, Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich and Rep. Don Young asked the U.S. State Department to raise the delegation's concerns about water quality worries rising from mining...
Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

...They're clearly doing this because Ted Stevens isn't there."Proponents of keeping the archives open include Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska. Young has proposed the sale of 9 acres owned by the archives in midtown Anchorage as a way to get money...
Sealaska president opposes voucher bill, backs land turnover

...priority, he told the Empire after the meeting, is working on federal land entitlement legislation sponsored by Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, and Murkowski, respectively."Co-management - that's not a new concept," McNeil said. "It may...
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...Conservation Council and Taku Fisheries and Smokeries in Juneau, hope to gain Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murowski and Rep. Don Young's "assistance and leadership to identify appropriate mechanisms to provide specific guarantees the natural resources...
Local | Outdoors
Alaska wins roadless rule case on appeal

...the chance to do development right: supporting jobs while we protect our fish and tourism," Egan said.U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, called the ruling "a victory for Alaska and the responsible development of our land."Republican U...
Alaska redistricting focuses on Legislature

...races.Alaska, with an estimated population of about 735,000 people, has just one congressman, and Republican Rep. Don Young has held the seat since winning a special election in 1973. He is seeking re-election later this year.Alaska voters...
State | AK legislature
Funding for pipeline coordinator not in budget

...working to extend the benefits of the office to any Alaska gas project.Matt Shuckerow, a spokesman for U.S. Rep. Don Young, said Young is aware of the issue and looking at what could possibly be done. Shuckerow said a telling piece of this...
State | AK legislature
Letter: Find a real energy solution

...if it is small: under 30 megawatts in California and 10 megawatts in Colorado, for example. Even our own Congressman Don Young asked Congress in 2010 to classify Alaskan hydropower projects as "renewable" if they were less than 50 megawatts...


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