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2014/12/20 07:27
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Alaska senator promotes Arctic-related funding Efforts to move forward with Arctic priorities got a boost with the passage of the federal spending bill last week, which included items Alaska's...
2014/12/20 07:27
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2014/12/19 21:27
2014/12/19 21:27
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Congress holds off on discharge permits It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to hose down their decks without fear of violating the Clean Water...
2014/12/18 16:21
2014/12/18 16:21
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In the final days of the 113th Congress, lawmakers passed a bill this past week that will allow Alaska Native communities to take steps to better protect Alaska Native women. The legislation repealed...
2014/12/18 04:39
2014/12/18 04:39
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Federal Spending Bill Appropriates $100 Million for Missile Defense in Alaska The federal omnibus spending bill that awaits President Obama’s signature contains $100 million for missile defense in...
2014/12/17 20:21
2014/12/17 20:21
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Story last updated at 12/17/2014 - 2:18 pm Fishermen catch a break from Congress It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to...
2014/12/17 13:19
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Don't forget to sign up for Read In, your one-stop shop for all the political news you need every day -- from the Beltway and beyond! A1: The stories you need to read before your first conference...
2014/12/17 08:12
2014/12/17 08:12
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Barack Obama has announced he is removing more than 52,000 sq miles (135,000 sq km) of waters off Alaska’s coast from consideration for oil and gas exploration or drilling. The US president said...
2014/12/17 04:51
2014/12/17 04:51
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Heller Pledges Yucca Mountain Will Stay Dead Despite Leaving Energy Committee The Yucca Mountain fight continues as committee assignments for the 114th Congress raise questions about what’s next for...
2014/12/16 23:28
2014/12/16 23:28
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President Obama today placed an indefinite ban on oil and gas development in Alaska's Bristol Bay. Billed by the president as a necessary environmental safeguard, the move drew a mixed response from...
2014/12/16 18:28
2014/12/16 18:28
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Congress has approved $50 million toward a ground-based missile defense system at Fort Greely. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said the funding was included in a $1.1 trillion spending plan that passed last...
2014/12/16 02:51
2014/12/16 02:51
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Tom Coburn Faces Blowback Over End-of-Session Blockade (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Sen. Tom Coburn faced renewed criticism Monday evening over his blockade of bipartisan measures aimed at...
2014/12/16 01:42
2014/12/16 01:42
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Sullivan Delighted with U.S. Senate Committee Assignments The Republicans in the U.S. Senate today announced their committee assignments for the next two years. Alaska’s Dan Sullivan will come in...
2014/12/15 20:28
2014/12/15 20:28
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Officials with Sealaska Corp. are pleased by passage of federal legislation that will transfer about 70,000 acres within the Tongass National Forest to the Alaska Native corporation. The provision,...
2014/12/15 03:45
2014/12/15 03:45
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If it were just Shishmaref, that would be one thing. But it's also Kivalina and Newtok, too, and nine other native villages that, facing the impacts of warmer temperatures and changing conditions as...
2014/12/13 22:19
2014/12/13 22:19
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In the final days of the 113th Congress, lawmakers passed a bill last week that will allow Alaska Native communities to take steps to better protect Alaska Native women. The legislation repealed the...
2014/12/13 04:39
2014/12/13 04:39
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U.S. Senate Considers $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill It’s been a big week for Alaska in Congress. Lawmakers removed the Alaska exemption in the Violence Against Women Act, a significant gain for...
2014/12/11 06:54
2014/12/11 06:54
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Today, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski championed a bipartisan agreement that keeps the Environmental Protection Agency from hurting small business operations on the water. Wednesday's unanimous vote to...
2014/12/10 22:39
2014/12/10 22:39
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Senate Gives Fishermen 3-Year Reprieve from EPA Regs The U.S. Senate today passed a Coast Guard bill that includes a three-year moratorium on vessel discharge regulations for boats under 79 feet....
2014/12/10 16:29
2014/12/10 16:29
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Congress legislated the ban on crude-oil exports as a direct result of the adverse economic repercussions of OPEC's oil embargo against the United States in 1973-74. Given America's heavy on reliance...
2014/12/10 04:39
2014/12/10 04:39
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Alaska News Nightly: December 9, 2014 Assistant District Attorney Killed In Barrow Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage An assistant district attorney was shot and killed in Barrow last night. Brian...
2014/12/20 07:27
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