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Hawaii's US Sen. Schatz named to Senate appropriations committee

...resources and shipping."Until recently, Alaska was in the unique position of having two senators on the Appropriations Committee. Alaska's Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich lost his re-election bid, but Republican U.S. Sen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/hawaiis-us-sen-schatz-named-senate-appr
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Murkowski named to Senate Appropriations Committee

WASHINGTON - Alaska's U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, has been named to the Senate Appropriations Committee, a key post that will help her direct federal spending to the state. Murkowski, who has served in the Senate since 2002, follows...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012209/reg_380299706.shtml
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...paraphrased), "to keep Ted Stevens on as Appropriations Committee Chairman as long as possible."Tony Knowles...very long time.Sen. Murkowski serves on the Appropriations Committee, where she sits on five subcommittees. She...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-01/2014-election-brings-new-energy-us-se
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Sullivan's win adds to GOP's Senate sweep

...of proposals for what he would do as senator. Begich touted his clout, including a position on the Senate Appropriations Committee, and tried to paint sharp contrasts between himself and Sullivan in areas such as women's health, education...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-13/sullivans-win-adds-gops-senate-sweep
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Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...clinics. After decades of underpayments, a $489 million settlement was agreed upon. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Begich has helped funnel $440 million in federal highway dollars to Alaska. Murkowski also holds a seat...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-29/empire-editorial-begich-did-more-enou
Opinion
Murkowski ready to lead Senate Energy Committee

...Anchorage restaurant on election night only steels her resolve.Murkowski also sits on the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee and will directly control Jewell's budget."Sally Jewell is probably looking at the outcome tonight with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-09/murkowski-ready-lead-senate-energy-comm
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Spending bill includes more for Fort Wainwright

...spending bill approved this week by the Senate Appropriations Committee could include as much as $125 million for new...the post as early as next summer. The House Appropriations Committee has already approved $95 million for the same...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071009/reg_461808064.shtml
Spending bill includes more for Ft. Wainwright

...spending bill approved this week by the Senate Appropriations Committee could include as much as $125 million for new...the post as early as next summer. The House Appropriations Committee has already approved $95 million for the same...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071009/sta_461807841.shtml
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...may be labeled as such. The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee last week passed the bipartisan Murkowski-Begich...Democrat from Maryland and chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, added: "If something is a GMO food, we...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-06/frankenfish-labeling-advances-congress
State
Alaska Editorial: Avoiding an in-state fight over where to base F-35s

...Lisa Murkowski said Eielson Air Force Base is the best home for them. Her comment came Wednesday at a Senate Appropriations Committee subcommittee hearing and is notable because Air Force officials in February placed two Alaska bases - Eielson...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-09/alaska-editorial-avoiding-state-fight
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