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Murkowski spokesman: Plans for 24-hour crossings at Hyder

...government plans to allow for 24-hour crossings at the border of Hyder, Alaska, and Stewart, British Columbia.Murkowski spokesman Matthew Felling says Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer informed Murkowski of the plan Wednesday. Felling says details...
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...
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...


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