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Lawmakers put some gas-line provisions in federal energy bill

...line to sign a project labor agreement with unions. The conference committee is trying to merge the two differing energy policy bills passed earlier by the Republican-led House and the Democratic-led Senate. The conference chairman, Rep. Billy...
State Briefs

...called back to Washington, D.C., for several days by the chairman of the House-Senate committee overseeing the energy policy bill. Murkowski was scheduled to appear at a debate sponsored by the group Commonwealth North today in Anchorage. Campaign...
Local Briefs

...Sen. Frank Murkowski in the nation's capital. The session comes as the Senate prepares to resume debate on an energy policy bill. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, a South Dakota Democrat, has promised to bring up the legislation early in...
US Senate sets southern route for gas pipeline

...Alaskan said. The route restriction approved 93-5 Wednesday was the first floor amendment to a 539-page Democratic energy policy bill released Tuesday. Before the amendment was passed, the Alaskans added language that says that nothing in the energy...
House passes nonbinding energy policy bill

JUNEAU - The House unanimously passed legislation detailing Alaska's energy policy for years to come.
Murkowski wins seat on energy panel

...member of the panel, Murkowski will have an opportunity to defend and amend Alaska-related items in a national energy policy bill whenever a House-Senate conference committee convenes to consider the bill. The Senate leadership named the committee...
Congress has two months to jostle for position on energy policy bill

...and then likely focused on spending bills through September, a two-month game of positioning on a final national energy policy bill has begun. Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, said last week that he has no doubt that a joint House-Senate conference...
Congress crafting natural gas line legislation once again

...Energy and Commerce Committee approved a national energy policy bill with many elements similar to legislation passed...hold a series of meetings to complete its national energy policy bill in early April. The committee's staff director...


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