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Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...administration's upcoming plan for offshore leasing - or at least announced at the same time."According to the White House, Republican President Dwight Eisenhower was the first to use presidential authority to withdraw acreage from offshore drilling...
You've got to give ... a little

...fresh from good reviews for his appearance at the House Republican retreat two weeks ago, invited Republican leaders...approach tilted toward the free enterprise system. House Republican Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, and GOP Whip Eric...
In-state natural gasline gets boost

Two top members of the House Republican leadership urged the state to drive forward with a small-diameter natural gas pipeline to Southcentral.The plan, developed...
My Turn: Ready to Work for you

...many Alaskans, he's become increasingly disappointed with our State Legislature. Over the last six years, the House Republican majority has been busy undermining citizens' initiatives, short-changing public education, denying people their...
Opinion: We need to follow all of the money, and faster

...donors have issues before the administration and Congress. Adelson, for example, scheduled a meeting with a top House Republican just after the election to discuss his legislative agenda. Giving millions to super PACs gets you noticed by politicians...
Legislature calls it a day without finishing

...said.The minimum wage issue is one that likely contributed to the session's late end. A bill, HB384, from the House Republican leadership was introduced late in the session to accomplish the same thing as the ballot initiative.But backers...
State | AK legislature
House education plan saves Juneau $2.1M

...probably come out of this session is some combination of all those things," Kelly said in an email.Some in the House Republican Caucus do not favor a large increase in the BSA, which means the $185 figure could be the largest amount that clears...
State | Local | AK legislature
Analysis: In final day, major issues still unresolved

...changing the wage. About 3,000 Alaskans are believed to work for the minimum wage.The bill is a priority of House Republican leadership, but it currently lacks sufficient support in the Senate to pass. There is a strong effort by some to...
State | AK legislature
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...A decision Wednesday by the House Republican caucus to block any alcohol...A decision Wednesday by the House Republican caucus to block any alcohol...A decision Wednesday by the House Republican caucus to block any alcohol...
Hudson at odds with GOP leaders

Rep. Bill Hudson of Juneau openly chastised the House Republican leadership Tuesday evening for attempting to block serious discussion of an income tax. Earlier in the day, according to three...


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