| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Rep. Don Young apologized Friday for his use of a derogatory term to describe migrant laborers in an interview with a Southeast Alaska radio station earlier this week.
"I apologize for the insensitive term I used during an interview in Ketchikan,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers put the finishing touches on an immigration deal, veteran Rep. Don Young decided this would be a good time to come out with an immigration plan of his own. His involves calling Latino immigrants "wetbacks."
For Young, now in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The House Ethics Committee says it is forming a special panel to investigate Representative Don Young.
The panel plans to investigate whether Representative Don Young broke house rules by failing to report gifts on his annual financial disclosure forms,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:23 AM
U.S. Rep. Don Young has a series of public events planned in southeast Alaska during the congressional break.
They include a community meeting in Ketchikan Tuesday afternoon, an address to the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday and participation...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:53 PM
The Pentagon announced on Friday plans to strengthen its missile defense system with Ft. Greely on deck to see a significant increase due to the potential threats from North Korea.
Alaska’s D.C. delegation, Rep. Don Young and Sens. Mark Begich...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Responding to a series of high-profile incidents involving its assets for Arctic Ocean offshore drilling, Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced a “pause” in its 2013 drilling program in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas Wednesday.
The decision comes...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:31 PM
The Air Force claims a contentious proposed move of a Fairbanks-based F-16 fighter squadron to Anchorage will save it hundreds of millions of dollars -- even as it draws thousands of jobs out of the Fairbanks economy.
According to an executive summary...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:54 AM
U.S. Rep. Don Young ended 2012 with more than $500,000 on hand.
The Alaska Republican indicated he would run again in 2014 before even winning re-election last year. He handily defeated former state Rep. Sharon Cissna in November. He has served as...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Democrats and Republicans who disagree on just about everything are in sync on one subject: If they want to win Florida's governorship next year or the presidential election in 2016, they can't afford to ignore or alienate Hispanic voters.
"It's a no...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Republicans launched an unprecedented frontal assault against environmental protections and regulations this year, prompting Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) to call his chamber "the most anti-environment House in history." Here are the 10 most powerful and...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Arctic offshore drilling could move closer to development after new language was introduced in the House’s 2012 Department of Interior spending bill.
Alaska’s D.C. delegation is praising language that transfers air quality authority from...