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Senate's Hurricane Sandy relief bill contains cash for Alaska

...of the worst storms ever in the Northeast.House GOP leaders have not said how they plan to proceed. But House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers of Kentucky has said Congress should probably begin with a smaller aid package for immediate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-30/senates-hurricane-sandy-relief-bill-con
State
'Bridge to nowhere' funds threatened

...issues at Rep. Mark Steven Kirk, a Republican who represents suburban Chicago, on Tuesday persuaded the House Appropriations Committee to pass an amendment that would block spending any federal money on proposed bridges across Knik Arm and from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061106/sta_20060611001.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...protest letter to Rep. Joe Skeen, a New Mexico Republican and chairman of the Interior subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. The letter was written by Rep. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat. Amy Inaba, spokeswoman for Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060501/Loc_BushBudget.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of drilling in the refuge dead on arrival on Capitol Hill. Norton, however, said she was buoyed by the House Appropriations Committee's rejection Wednesday of a provision by Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., that would have banned preparations...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061501/Loc_ANWR.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the federal budget and quickly found that they don't have enough money. On Wednesday, for example, the House Appropriations Committee passed an agriculture bill that overshoots its target by $2 billion. Committee staffers expect to come up...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062001/Ope_EditorialRoundup.shtml
Bush's new Iraq plan contains old elements

...now with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, complained that Bush initially promised that Americans would stand down as Iraqis stood up. "Now it sounds...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011007/sta_20070110099.shtml
News
Congressional riders would expand logging

...must-pass spending bill that is already four months late," the eight GOP lawmakers said in a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Bill Young, a Florida Republican. The letter was signed by House Science Committee Chairman Sherwood...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021103/sta_leglogging.shtml
News
Don't call it a stimulus

...now-departed Christina Romer, wanted at least $1.2 trillion; and Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, says he wanted $1.4 trillion. But Obama's chief strategists, Rahm Emanuel and Lawrence Summers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091310/opi_707291571.shtml
Opinion
Spending bill includes more for Fort Wainwright

...facilities, bringing as much as $125 million in new construction to the post as early as next summer. The House Appropriations Committee has already approved $95 million for the same project in the upcoming fiscal year. The post expansion must...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071009/reg_461808064.shtml
Bush budget includes NPR-A, ANWR

...protest letter to Rep. Joe Skeen, a New Mexico Republican and chairman of the Interior subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. The letter was written by Rep. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat. Amy Inaba, spokeswoman for Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060501/Loc_BushBudget.html
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