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Outside Editorial: Put more sunshine into U.S. Senate campaigns

...must post financial statements online, so why is the Senate clinging to the tree-killing paper past?Florida Sen. Bill Nelson has indicated he's fine with electronic financial disclosure statements. But he also noted in a statement to this...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-18/outside-editorial-put-more-sunshine-u
Opinion
Vets jobs bill bogs down in Senate

...great as unemployed veterans, this is not the time to draw a technical line on the budget," said Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, the bill's lead sponsor, who faces a competitive re-election battle.Republicans said the effort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-20/vets-jobs-bill-bogs-down-senate
State
Senate nears vote on interior secretary

...early as today, after Sen. Mary Landrieu dropped her opposition. Sound off on the important issues at However, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said he would still try to filibuster the nomination when it gets to the Senate floor, to protest a Bush...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052606/sta_20060526028.shtml
News
Panel pushes more oil drilling

...drilling. State waters extend about seven miles from shore. Florida's senators, Republican Mel Martinez and Democrat Bill Nelson, blocked drilling in the Eastern Gulf by threatening a filibuster during debate this summer over a new national energy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092805/sta_20050928001.shtml
News
Where to put the faith

...doesn't have to come to war, and we hope it won't, but if it does we'll do what we have to do." The Rev. Bill Nelson of the United Pentecostal Church of Juneau also feels most of his congregation supports U.S. strikes against Iraq...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101502/loc_faiths.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...room and call for help. I just kept the service going, hoping he would not do anything radical," said the Rev. Bill Nelson. "He stood in the back for a little while and then made his way in. He has interrupted our services before, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040901/Loc_Standoff.shtml
Star wars Obama's space plan

...Constellation program. Engineers have been working on other designs that might fly sooner and cheaper. Even so, Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida has called for the agency to revive test flights of Ares I. He insists the tests could be used in developing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051810/opi_640858650.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Saving Haitains

...volunteer medical personnel try to stabilize patients without the most basic medical equipment. On Thursday, Sen. Bill Nelson announced that 200 injured children were being cleared to arrive, many to South Florida, for treatment that they simply...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012610/opi_554967646.shtml
opinion
Ham radios still popular in the age of Skype and the Internet

KENAI - When Bill Nelson was growing up in the small town of Westport, Ore., he knew there had to be a better form of communication than two tin cans...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-01/ham-radios-still-popular-age-skype-and-
State
Senate panel blocks directional drilling in ANWR

...provision is likely to make it even more difficult to get the energy legislation through the Senate later this year. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said he and a number of other senators will filibuster the bill if the drilling provision isn't removed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061009/sta_449426853.shtml

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