Don Young

Donald Edwin Young is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for AK-AL, currently serving in his 24th term in the House, having served since 1973. A member of the Republican Party, he is the longest-serving member of the United States House of Representatives from the State of Alaska, the longest currently serving member of Congress, and the last remaining member of Congress who has been in office since the Nixon Administration. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Don Young has 520 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Highlight. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 23,346 views per program. Most appearances with Orrin Hatch (6), James L. Oberstar (6), Jerrold Nadler (6). Most common tags: Alaska, Highway Transportation, House of Representatives.

Appearances by Title:March 6, 1973 - Present U.S. Representative, R-AK View Map Videos: 518

Recent Appearances

  • FAA Reauthorization Act Implementation Hearing

    FAA Reauthorization Act Implementation Hearing

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing to review the Transportation Department and…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 1146, the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, which would repeal a 2017 bill allowing…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a number of bills, including one that establishes a pension rehabilitation trust fund within the Treasury…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House continued work on a five-bill spending package, H.R. 3055, the Commerce, Justice, Science (1); Agriculture, Rural…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated amendments to a spending package covering four of the 12 annual appropriations bills that fund the…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which expired in February 2019. The legislation…

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