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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 27, 2015

...melting pot, we have a layer cake - each slice with a different taste and texture.Thumbs down to Rep. Don Young. Last week, Rep. Don Young voted by mistake.On July 23, the U.S. House of Representatives took up a bill that would gut state...
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...from prosecution. All are in subcommittee or committee phases, and two have been co-sponsored by Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young. Young co-sponsored the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act of 2015, a companion bill...
Army to slash Fort Richardson brigade by 2,600

...5,483 active duty Army personnel at JBER.Alaska U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, as well as Rep. Don Young, received calls from Army officials Wednesday informing them ahead of the official announcement, but Anchorage Mayor...
What Alaska's Congressional delegation thinks about the Iranian nuclear deal

...have forgotten this. As we're reviewing the agreement in the coming months, my colleagues and I won't." Rep. Don Young"For months we've heard that a deal with Iran, the largest state sponsor of terrorism and repeat offender of human...
Bill seeking new Native corporations in Congress

...five southeast Alaska communities left out of a landmark land settlement decades ago.The bill authored by U.S. Rep. Don Young went before the House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Wednesday, the southeast Alaska radio network...
US Rep Young marries on his 82nd birthday

...longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House has remarried, tying the knot on his 82nd birthday.U.S. Rep. Don Young's office says the Alaska Republican married 76-year-old Anne Garland Walton during a private ceremony in the chapel...
Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight federal fishing laws has divided fishermen over whether the rule changes should be saved or scrapped.U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, has proposed a bill to change the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide...
National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

...mountain's name.It is still unclear whether Murkowski will be able to get the legislation through the Senate, or if Rep. Don Young can get it passed in the House."At home in Alaska, we just call it Denali because it's part of our history. Officially...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 15, 2015

...other bears from meeting the same fate.Thumbs up to Don Young. The Empire's editorial pages haven't frequently...Representative from Alaska, but today we'd like to offer Rep. Don Young our congratulations. On June 9, Young married 76-year-old...
Up Alaska's alternate revenue stream without a paddle

...scratcher; fish bonker; miniature chain saw; windshield squeegee; caribou de-boner; caribou re-boner; bolo tie (Don Young signature model only).* - or whiskey? Alaskan Repair KitNothing an Alaskan can't fix with duct tape, Krazy Glue...


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