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Alaska Digest

...for House Speaker Dennis Hastert's resignation over a former Florida congressman's messages to underage boys. Meredith Kenny, the Alaska Republican's spokeswoman, said Young supports Hastert and will continue to do so until more is known...
Wife of Rep. Don Young dies in Virginia

...the Alaska Republican said Lu Young died Saturday night or early Sunday at the couple's home in Great Falls, Va. Meredith Kenny said the cause of death is unknown but is believed to have stemmed from natural causes. The Youngs were married for...
Rep. Don Young woos voters with telephone meetings

...The technology has proven particularly valuable for lawmakers representing Western states. "He loves them," said Meredith Kenny, a spokeswoman for Young, R-Alaska. "It's hard being in Washington, D.C., and so far away and not being...
Young hopes to chair at least 1 subcommittee

...he was in line to chair a committee if the GOP regained control of the U.S. House. It has. Young spokeswoman Meredith Kenny says subcommittee chairs haven't been decided. She says its one of those posts - for resources, transportation...
Regional News
Congressional delegation rips Parnell's gas tax suspension

...from federal gas taxes than it puts in, but that could be at risk if Alaska eliminates its gas tax, according to Meredith Kenny, Rep. Don Young's press secretary. "Suspending the state gas tax could absolutely pose a challenge in terms...
Bill bans state from spending on bridges

...a joint House and Senate conference committee meets to negotiate a final form of the bill, said his spokeswoman, Meredith Kenny. Congress stripped $500 million in earmarks that Young had set aside for the bridges in last year's transportation...
Young's office says he's cleared in DOJ probe

...was notified Wednesday by the Department of Justice that the case will not be prosecuted, said Young spokeswoman Meredith Kenny. Young's office issued a news release that was short on details but noted Young's "full cooperation" in the...
Documents link Young to Alaska corruption oil field services company. Young's attorney did not return a call seeking comment Friday, and spokeswoman Meredith Kenny said the congressman's office could not comment. According to the document, Allen and former VECO vice president...
Real Palin begins tweeting, so does fake Young

...difficult.' Insane. (I won't!)" Young was frustrated and upset when he heard about the site, spokeswoman Meredith Kenny said Thursday. Young's office received calls from reporters and others wondering if the poster was really the congressman...
Amendment to eliminate EAS defeated step for that bill is to go the House floor for a vote. Congressman Don Young's communications director, Meredith Kenny, said if the House bill passes, the Senate and House bills will go to a conference committee. ? Contact reporter...


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