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Congressman Young Shares Statement on Highway Funding Extension

Alaska Congressman Don Young, former Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 3038, the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2015

Household Hazardous Waste Collection 2015

poisons, disinfectants, solvents, herbicides, used oil, flammable liquids (gasoline, diesel fuel, Blazo, etc.), paint products, paint thinner, furniture stripper, antifreeze, acids, cleaners, pesticides, transmission fluid, wood preservatives, floor wax, printing and photographic chemicals, Ni-Cad and lithium batteries, auto batteries, and mercury.

Gattis Disappointed with State Agency Golf Tournament

Rep. feels it is inappropriate for AHFC to use public funds, employees on event Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, today voiced her disappointment over the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) hosting a charity golf tournament in the midst of massive budget deficits.

Alaska Sockeye Fire: PCI Urges Residents to Seek Safety and Contact Insurers

Residents impacted by Alaska’s Sockeye and Tanana Slough Fires should seek safety when asked to evacuate. Once evacuated to a safe location, residents should save receipts for expenses and contact their insurance companies through their toll free claims telephone numbers as soon as possible to begin receiving assistance if their home is damaged, said the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI)

FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Card Street Fire

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Card Street Fire, burning in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.

Witness Panel: Arctic Rule Will Freeze Development Necessary for Strong Alaskan Economy

the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing on the Obama Administration’s proposed Arctic Rule and its potential impacts on offshore energy development to native Alaskans, the State of Alaska, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, and to our nation’s goal of energy security.

ANC Airport Manager Elected to the AAAE Board of Directors

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Manager, John Parrott, has been elected to serve on the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Board of Directors.

Murkowski: Defense Budget Backs Alaska’s Military Equipment, Infrastructure and Agenda

Senator Lisa Murkowski voted in the full Senate Appropriations Committee for the 2016 Defense Appropriations Bill, which contains several Alaska priorities she added and gathered support for. As a member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee – which passed this bill earlier this week – Murkowski used her position there to raise the profile of Alaska’s military concerns, given the state’s rising significance in light of threats to the west and growing Arctic activity.

Congressman Young Mounts Fight to Defend Alaska Aviation Interests in House Passed Appropriations Bill

Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives and Alaska Congressman Don Young passed H.R. 2577, the Fiscal Year 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Act, by a vote of 216 to 210. During consideration of H.R. 2577, Congressman Young mounted several notable fights to defend Alaskan aviation interests

Fort Wainwright Soon Welcoming Gray Eagle “Sky Warriors”

Alaska’s Congressional Delegation received good news today from the United States Army, that Fort Wainwright will be the home base for nine “Gray Eagle” Unmanned Combat Air Vehicles. This announcement solidifies the Department of Defense’s investment of manpower and infrastructure in Alaska, the “most strategic location in the world.”

Aumua Engages Witness during House Small Business Committee Hearing

Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, engaged Dr. Jonathon Gifford, Professor and Director, Center for Transportation Public-Private Policy, George Mason School of Public Policy, on the special needs and position of American Samoa in terms of current surface transportation infrastructure

Young Condemns Administration’s Massive Expansion of Federal Jurisdiction Under Clean Water Act

Alaska Congressman Don Young today released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s massive expansion of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act through the release of a final rule redefining the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS).

Crews Starting Repair Work on the Dalton Highway

This evening, during the daily briefing, Mike Coffey, Maintenance and Operations Director for the Alaska Department of Tranpsortation and Public Facilites, could barely contain his enthusiasm as he shared with the Dalton Unified Incident Command that flood levels had dropped enought to start repair work immediately.

HUD Announces Agreement With Anchorage, Alaska, To Lift Housing Restrictions For People With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement with the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska, resolving allegationsthat its zoning laws violated the Fair Housing Act and other civil rights laws by discriminating against people with disabilities.

GOV FOCUSES ON TRANSBOUNDARY WATER ISSUES

In an effort to build on a positive working relationship that will expand a meaningful, responsible collaboration on transboundary resource issues, Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott announced today that the Walker Administration will reach out to the provincial government of British Columbia, the Canadian mining industry and First Nation leaders during a visit to the region May 4–6, 2015

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Indian Country and Insular Territories in Desperate Need of Infrastructure Updates

The Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs held an oversight hearing exploring ways to improve infrastructure in tribal and insular communities.