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NOAA to host Ted Stevens Day open house

In recognition of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens' contributions to Alaska's fisheries, and to celebrate Ted Stevens Day, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration...
In capital budget, millions for Juneau infrastructure but nothing for schools

Each Alaska senator has an approximate limit on capital budget spending for projects in his or her district - how they spend it is up to them.Anchorage...
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Robert Boochever United States Courthouse dedication

Alaska Senator Mark Begich will dedicate Juneau's only federal courthouse at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 3, on the ninth floor of the Federal...
IHS proposes caps as federal budget deadline nears

...advocating for the IHS to fully fund the tribes for the costs they incur while providing healthcare to tribal members. Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski said in an interview Tuesday that she's disappointed in IHS Director Yvette Roubideaux and the Obama...
Senator seeks $15 million for tsunami debris

HONOLULU - An Alaska senator wants $15 million for tsunami debris cleanup on the West Coast included in a federal disaster relief package for states affected...
Egan reintroduces public employee retirement bill

JUNEAU - An Alaska senator has reintroduced legislation that would give public employees the option of a traditional pension program.Sen. Dennis Egan...
Sen. Stevens makes it official; he's in the race

ANCHORAGE - Ted Stevens has been an Alaska senator for 34 years. He isn't tired of the job yet. The 78-year-old senator, wearing a dark blue tie emblazoned with miniature...
Elton's book takes a slow boat from China

...and of course Little Orphan Annie. Punjab Senator sounds more impressive to me than Juneau Senator or Alaska Senator. Of course, Alaska Senator would probably be built with a $300 million or $400 million appropriation from the U.S. Treasury...
Stevens' amendment stirs ire of black cod fishermen

...according to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the foremost ocean fishing law that the Alaska senator helped write, the black cod Winther's boats caught while test fishing for the government did not qualify as "commercial...
Senator favors filling vacancies by appointment

...representation in a state that's as heavily controlled by the federal government as Alaska, she wrote. "The lack of an Alaska senator even for a few weeks in a closely divided Senate might make it possible for opponents to push legislation through...


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