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Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...Defense's spending. Wrapping the bills into the act was a more efficient way of pushing them through Congress, Murkowski spokesman Robert Dillon said in a previous Empire report.Obama must sign the bill before it can take effect and Sealaska...
Murkowski appears in ad supporting Dan Sullivan

...the same beliefs as Begich and Murkowski on abortion and questioned Sullivan's position on subsistence rights.Murkowski spokesman Kevin Sweeney said in an email that Murkowski "would prefer that Senator Begich not characterize her views or...
EPA asks Alaska to cut carbon emissions 26 percent

...pages long, and it's accompanied by nearly 400 pages of regulatory analysis, according to U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski.Spokesman Ty Keltner said Department of Environmental Conservation Larry Hartig would take a few days to review the plan...
Fishing businesses upset with senator on EPA bill

...prohibit activity, once prior to a permit application being submitted, the agency's administrator has said.Murkowski spokesman Robert Dillon said the Republican's support of the bill isn't about Pebble but rather is about process and...
New Begich ad touts cooperation with Murkowski

...saying that while they agree on many issues specific to Alaska, they differ on a number of national issues. A Murkowski spokesman referred a reporter to comments Murkowski made to the Wall Street Journal, that Begich should run on his own record...
Begich furloughing staff amid budget cuts

...Treasury.Spokesmen for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and U.S. Rep. Don Young said they do not plan furloughs.Murkowski spokesman Matthew Felling said Murkowski has been able to implement the cuts due to her "carefully weighing every expense...
Murkowski pushes for Izembek road

...Interior Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn is expected in King Cove the last week of May, said Murkowski spokesman Robert Dillon by email. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has been invited in August but no dates have been confirmed...
Senate hashing out deal to balance '05 budget

...taken this year to fix it. "We're not backing off from that, we are just as serious as we ever were," said Murkowski spokesman John Manly. After two days of shuttle diplomacy, Senate President Gene Therriault has brokered a deal that would...
Leman gives his support to Miller of those issues," Leman said at a news conference in Anchorage. When asked about Leman's endorsement, Murkowski spokesman John Manly said, "Our reaction is we have no comment." The governor appointed his 46-year-old daughter...
Budget bill has money for fast ferries, roads

...jeopardy. "This isn't the capital budget," Kerttula said. "We don't know what he's going to cut." Murkowski spokesman John Manly said he is unsure which projects in the public works budget are slated for cuts. But with the specific...


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