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Sent letter to DoJ with House colleague and former journalist @
demanding answers on AP news investigation
I agree that health care should be more accessible in AK, but
not the answer. Read my stmt on repealing it
thanks for meeting with @
students yesterday to discuss
. We want to come back
Introduced legislation with @
to unlock & develop our natural resources in the NPRA in a timely manner
I have cosponsored HR 1950 which will hold IRS employees who target & discriminate, criminally responsible read here:
Happy Mother's Day Alaska!
Testified before House Armed Services Committee today in support of
defense priorities. Read all about them here:
Today is Teacher Appreciation Day! I want to thank teachers around the state for their positive influence on Alaska's youth.
Today, my Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgment Act passed the U.S. House of Reps. Read more about it here:
addressing the bright group of Students Who Enjoy Economic Thinking or SWEET. Thanks for having me.
Always enjoy sitting down for an interview with my friend Darryl Lewis @
. Good to catch up on all things
Hosting a listening session @ VFW Post in Fbks. We must care for our veterans young & old who served this nation
Always excited to be back in Fairbanks. Today I'm giving the Fairbanks Rotary Club a DC update
Great to talk with our future service men and women in the
program @ Eagle River High School.
In Eagle River today speaking with some sharp 7 & 8th graders at Gruening Middle School. Thanks for the warm welcome!
About to go on @
750 live with guest host Ben Mohr. Tune in if you can!
Honored to help WWII vet Sgt. Miller finally receive the recognition he deserves 68 yrs later.
Spoke to AK Rural Energy Conference & encouraged them to work together toward all of the above energy plan for
FAA bill passed today will ensure that regular order returns to our airports, without compromising Americans’ safety.
Read my statement on FAA's decision to furlough air traffic controllers
is no stranger to air travel delays, but they are usually caused by mother nature, not the fed govt
Introduced a GE salmon bill today w/@
to protect american consumers & fisheries
Read my statement on H.R. 624 or
that passed today in the House with my support
Shocking statistics from @
. If US wants to become energy independent fed govt needs to get out of the way
: INFOGRAPHIC: What can you do in the time it takes to get an
drilling permit approved?
Read my statement on the White House's final plan for the National Oceans Policy that I call a red taped monstrosity!
My prayers go out to the victims, their families and the first responders at today’s
I want to reiterate to all
my support of every law-abiding citizen’s right to keep & bear arms. Read stmnt
In Resources Hearing on US Forest Service I explained how
timber industry is declining b/c of USFS mismanagement
Honored to escort AK Cherry Blossom Princess Liz Banicki of Eagle River @
the 2013 Cherry Blossom Princess Reception
does little to create jobs, will weaken our the economy & will leave us further & further in debt
: Received President Obama’s
this morning -- 65 days late, 2+ weeks after Congress held votes on ours
Kicking off @
's Choose Respect march on the Capitol steps in Juneau
Proud to support @
's Choose Respect Campaign. Will be joining DNR Commissioner Sullivan today in Juneau.
Great crowd at the Ketchikan Chamber luncheon. Discussed federal overreach, resource development, & budget issues
Attended ceremony of the new Ship Assembly Hall in Ketchikan. Huge asset for shipyard as they continue to expand
Was a little chilly by DC standards, but I enjoyed talking with Monroe middle schoolers about my work in Congress.
To say that the US has a debt problem is a serious understatement. Read my thoughts on the
: Another great photo of @
student Ilya from Russia
Sat down with
Public Radio Network’s @
today to discuss my work in Congress over the past 40 years.
Proud to announce Liz Banicki, of Eagle River, as the 2013 Alaska Cherry Blossom Princess
I wish to congratulate Mitch Seavey, lead dog Tanner and the rest of the team on their historic Iditarod victory.
Ak knows that when crafting a budget, you don’t spend more than you make. Rep. Ryan’s budget will balance the budget by 2023 & grow economy
Looking forward to addressing the
Business Alliance @
Evangelo's at 5:30pm. I will be discussing the affects of sequestration on
: Reps. Polis & Young Introduce Bipartisan
Language Based on NAEYC's Call To Action
Read my Op-Ed in Politico urging @
to approve King Cove road access through Izembek Nat Wildlife Refuge
Rep. Young to Pres. Obama: More govt is not the solution. Read full statement here:
Today marks the 40th Anv of a patriot and dear friend @
return home from Vietnam. Honored to work w/him over the past 20yrs
At this yrs State of the Union address, I encourage President Obama to focus on bipartisan jobs agenda
Alaskans, please join me in congratulating Allen Moore of Two Rivers, AK -- the 2013 Yukon Quest Champion
: We want to thank a group of congresspeople who are supporting H.R. 588, the Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgement Act. TY @
Introduced legislation that will force FDA to let Americans know what type of salmon they are eating
For the 4th time in 5 yrs, Obama has failed to deliver a budget to Congress on time, which is completely unacceptable.
I have serious concerns with President Obama's gun control annoucement today. Read my response here:
Be sure and check out my Op-Ed in today's edition of the @
opposing an Assault Weapons Ban.
I am honored to nominate such talented young Alaskans for appointment to our nation’s military service academies.
Its swearing-in day in DC. I am honored to represent the state I love and will continue my fight on behalf of all
Frankenfish pose a grave threat to
wild salmon stocks, and today’s decision by the FDA is foolish and disturbing.
Sen. Inouye was an institution in the Senate and was a tireless public servant for Hawaii since before its statehood.
Congress Sends Coast Guard Bill to President’s Desk :
Today we honor those who have worn the uniform and bravely protected this nation. God bless our veterans and their families.
: Part 4 of our series on the Obama Administration's American
Here are some pictures from my trip to the Red Dog Mine just north of Kotzebue earlier this week:
As always, I was honored to address the Alaska Federation of Natives today. Photo:
: Had a good editorial bd meeting with @
today. Discussion of fed fiscal cliff, BLM, fed management of lands in ...
Had a great time visiting and reading to students yesterday at the Literacy Council of
in Fairbanks Photos:
Reading "Sitka Rose" to kids at the Fairbanks Literacy Council of Alaska
Meeting with leaders of the Fairbanks Big Brothers Big Sisters program this morning
Had an excellent time today speaking with students at Palmer High School. Photo:
Having a great time speaking to and taking questions from the Wasilla and Palmer Chambers of Commerce
Day, we honor and salute these brave individuals for their service and sacrifice. God bless them and their families
The Obama admin has declared an all out war on fossil fuels -- today the
reigned in many of those regs:
Congratulations to Alaska's Principal of the Year, Greg Wohlman! It was great meeting with you today:
today in order to protect our vets from those who lie about awards:
We should honor those who lost their lives 11 years ago – and also say a prayer for our servicemen and women:
: "I am a Republican and I support public broadcasting." -@
Thank you to the AK Railroad for presenting me with my own conductor hat
Honored and humbled by this morning's event put on by the AK Railroad. As long as I'm in Washington, the AK Railroad will have an ally
Once again the
is not listening to Alaskans – and even worse, they're misleading the public:
Had a great time meeting with the Alaska Native Housing Board and touring the new Loussac Place complex
Great visit to Eielson yesterday. Met w/ General Katkus and Colonel O’Brien of the 168th Refueling Wing. Release:
ICYMI: Warning signs: Federal rail funding is fair but still poses risks -
Had a great meeting today with the 168th Air Refueling Wing at Eielson Air Force Base
Proud to have led the fight to reauthorize the Marine Debris Act :
If we fail to extend the Bush Tax Cuts, the American people will be faced with the mother of all tax hikes:
lost a giant today. I urge all Alaskans to remember Mary Louise Rasmuson and the work she did for our state:
Proud to vote for @
bill today. The Fed must be more transparent:
ICYMI: Editorial: Note to Politico: Fairbanks isn’t ‘nowhere’:
: ReTweet if you agree we CANNOT raise taxes on anyone in this economy
: House passes bipartisan Strategic & Critical Minerals Bill
that strengthens national security
We need to loosen China’s grip on the rare earths market, today the House passed my amendment to do that
= new taxes and burdensome regulations from Washington. Today I voted to repeal:
Have you liked my page on facebook? If not, please do!
This is a good bill that takes care of crucial Alaskan programs:
Railroad federal funding restored in transportation spending bill
decision today leaves 21 tax hikes in place:
Supreme Court decision doesnt change fact that
sticks Americans w/ new taxes & regulations:
My statement on the Air Force's announcement to halt the
If the Senate n President are serious about developing American-made energy, then pass this legislation:
bill is a jobs creator in a region that badly needs it. Pleased that the House passed it today:
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