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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...
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...
Murkowski takes aim at Tea Party Express in ad has pledged to do whatever it takes to defeat her; it plans to launch a campaign supporting Miller Monday. Murkowski spokesman Steve Wackowski says the campaign isn't afraid to throw the first punches this go-round.
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...
State Briefs

...adjourns Wednesday. And Gov. Frank Murkowski, who has the power to veto the bill, has voiced opposition to it. Murkowski spokesman John Manly told the Fairbanks News-Miner on Monday that the governor maintains his disapproval of the bill...
Williams retires

...would like to have me work for him, I'd seriously consider it," said Williams. No offer has been made, a Murkowski spokesman said. "The governor believes he's done a great job and made a good contribution as a legislator and we are...


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