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The Latest: Study says drought cost to grow by $500 million

...proven a difficult task but also provide motivation for more senators to make drought relief a priority.Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the Republican chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, wrapped up a Tuesday hearing about...
Letter: Cuts to fire protection matter everywhere in Alaska

...cuts to his firefighting force, with additional cuts to prevention and management programs.I am hoping that Sen. Lisa Murkowski will use her place on the Senate Appropriations Committee to fight for the resources we need to stay ahead of this...
Murkowski, Sullivan vote for revised surveillance law

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, joined a majority of U.S. Senators Tuesday to vote in favor of the USA...
Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances

...unaltered.Other Republican backers of the legislation include GOP Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Dean Heller of Nevada, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Steve Daines of Montana, joining most Democrats. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., like Cruz a candidate...
Empire Editorial: Patriot Act hasn't lived up to its name

...collection program. Unfortunately, putting icing on a brick doesn't make it any easier to swallow. We ask Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan to vote against this reform bill and allow these three sections of the Patriot Act to expire. If...
US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

...nonrural community, making residents ineligible for subsistence hunting and fishing on federal land.A bill from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican, would reinstate the list of rural Alaska communities as it stood prior to 2007, reports the Ketchikan...
My Turn: Kenai River Sport Fishing Association wields a big stick

...and intimidation when needed. The presence of Sen. Lisa Murkowski's husband on the KRSA board and the senator's attendance...shall not be considered. National leaders, like Lisa Murkowski, attend the Woman's Classic to promote women and...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...state's ability to find those competent people has been compromised.Thumbs up to Alaska's share. Last week, Sen. Lisa Murkowski introduced a bill that promises to give Alaska a share of the revenue from oil drilling in federal waters. Since...
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...future that should be ours.America is in the driver's seat for the next two years. It's time we as Alaskans and Americans identify this opportunity, come together and lead.? Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is a U.S. Senator.
Murkowski proposes offshore revenue sharing

JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced legislation to give Alaska a share of revenues generated from certain offshore oil and gas development.Alaska...


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