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...cleaner. Health officials believe as many as 1 million people may have been exposed to tainted water.In 2012, the U.S. House approved the Janey Ensminger Act, which provides health benefits to Marines and family members exposed to the contaminated...
national mammal

...the United States may have more than one national animal too.At the end of June, a bill was re-introduced in the U.S. House to designate the bison as the national mammal of the United States. It's called the National Bison Legacy Act.This...
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Don Young remarries on 82nd birthday

JUNEAU - The longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House has remarried, tying the knot on his 82nd birthday.Rep. Don Young's office says the Alaska Republican married 76-year-old...

...officials described it as a scheme to shoot trophy elk and get them out of the state secretly.TOPEKA, Kan. - The U.S. House has taken steps to remove federal protections for the lesser prairie chicken.The Topeka Capital-Journal reports...
Don Young: Setting the record straight on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...communities, I would encourage you to read the legislation I've put forward to provide meaningful reforms to our nation's fisheries management and draw your own conclusions.Don Young represents Alaska in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Voices of Alaska: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward with Young at helm

...this process, as we did for the first time in 1976 and for the last time in 2006, I will remember him fondly as we work to update the law bearing his name. Congressman Don Young represents Alaska in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Voices of Alaska: Young seeks to unwind 'Alaska Model' for fisheries

Our lone Congressman, Don Young, recently introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to reauthorize our federal fisheries management law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The law is the foundation...

...together across the nation," said Dan Naatz, senior vice president of the Independent Petroleum Association of America.U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah, wrote Ashe asking that the Fish and Wildlife Service release...
Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes policies with lower premiums but the odds of that happening this year seem long, with the Republican-controlled U.S. House pushing to have the law repealed. Mike Anderson, a spokesman for Begich's Republican rival Dan Sullivan, said Begich's...
Important choices on Tuesday's ballot

...prevalent here in Alaska over the past few months.We also see a need for change in Alaska's representation in the U.S. House. Don Young has held the state's only seat in that body since 1973. We appreciate his tremendous contributions to...


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