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

...but Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski will retain her post on the powerful committee.Hawaii's late Sen. Daniel Inouye had long worked with Alaska's late Sen. Ted Stevens to ensure the needs of the nation's two youngest states were...
Senator seeks $15 million for tsunami debris quickly Congress will take up the aid package, or how big it might be. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, said he hasn't taken a position yet on how much money may be needed for debris cleanup. "There are...
Alaska Editorial: Alaskans mark passing of an old friend and ally

This editorial first appeared in the Anchorage Daily News: Sen. Daniel Inouye, who died Monday at the age of 88, was a kindred spirit to Alaska' of the country will miss him.Alaskans pay respects to Sen. Daniel Inouye.
Stevens presents fish farm permitting bill to Congress

...consult with the councils on fish farming environmental questions. An amendment from the bill's co-sponsor, Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, would require such consultation. "They have no right to build in the 200-mile limit without the...
Sad but not surprised

...seniority is a loss a small state like Alaska can't afford. This would be like Utah's Orrin Hatch, Hawaii's Daniel Inouye or New Mexico's Pete Domenici throwing in the seniority towel. Do what's best for Alaska. Vote Ulmer for governor...
Gov. Cayetano wants Jones Act exemption for Hawaii cruise ships

HONOLULU - Hawaii Gov. Ben Cayetano said Monday he will ask Sen. Daniel Inouye to introduce legislation granting an exemption from the federal Jones Act to allow foreign-built cruise ships to operate between...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...committee. Sen. Robert Byrd, a West Virginia Democrat, will replace Stevens as chairman of the full committee. Sen. Daniel Inouye, a Hawaii Democrat, will replace Stevens as chairman of the defense subcommittee. Byrd reflects often upon his respect...
Oil magnate sowed political clout lines, but still appeared to benefit the 83-year-old senator. The company donated to the campaigns of Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, who is a close friend and ally of Stevens, and Washington's Republican Senate hopeful Mike McGavick...
Long-serving senator

...inclined to make friendships across the aisle. One of Stevens' close colleagues is Hawaii's Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye. "When he joined the Senate, I went up and introduced myself. From that first meeting, we have grown very close...
Bill funds tsunami warning system fix

...introduced legislation to upgrade and modernize the nation's tsunami warning system. Sens. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said the bill would expand on a Bush administration plan to erect...


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