Begich Praises Heun ConfirmationU.S. Marshal for Alaska receives Senate approval
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich issued the following statement Feb. 2 after former Anchorage Police Chief Rob Heun was confirmed by the full Senate as the next U.S. Marshal for Alaska:
"I am pleased and proud to see the nomination of Rob Heun as U.S. Marshal for Alaska receive the approval of the U.S. Senate.
"As I've said since suggesting him to the Obama administration last fall, Rob has a long and distinguished career of public service to our state and military service to our country, making him an outstanding choice for this position.
"After easily clearing the Judiciary Committee, we've been eagerly awaiting this vote of unanimous consent.
"Now Chief Heun can take his post serving Alaskans in this very important position."
Posted: February 3, 2010
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