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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dems file complaint against senator campaign expenses by using credit cards. A Murkowski spokesman dismissed the complaint and said the campaign is...should divulge $40,425 in campaign expenses. Murkowski spokesman Dan Saddler said APOC requested the information...
Governor cuts communication with reporter

...communications from Gov. Frank Murkowski's office because he hasn't shown the governor the proper respect, a Murkowski spokesman said Tuesday. Sound off on the important issues at Deputy Press Secretary Will Vandergriff said reporter Bob Tkacz...
Governor searches for up to $17 million in budget cuts

...2005 state budget while he looks for up to $17 million in cuts, the amount the budget increased from last year. Murkowski spokesman John Manly said the governor had planned to sign the budget on June 30, during a bill signing ceremony in Kenai...


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