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

...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 the drought by saying it highlighted the need to take up a broader bill...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...she's always been foiled in that attempt.Now that Murkowski is chairwoman of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources committee, we hope her efforts will be more successful. States in the Gulf of Mexico get a share of revenue from drilling...
US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

...other Alaska communities unless done through an act of Congress.It has been referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, which Murkowski chairs."We'll hold our breath, and wait and see what happens," said Saxman council...
Revisions to fisheries act under review

...under the discussion draft proposed by the House Natural Resources Committee.The Magnuson-Stevens Act, or MSA, was...won't be finalized until 2014.The House Natural Resources Committee released draft legislation Dec. 19 with 30...
Lawmakers urge more study of changes tribal recognition

...the coveted status.U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, a Utah Republican who recently became chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, sent a letter with four other lawmakers outlining their concerns to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell."We...
My Turn: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward

...implemented as intended by Congress. After more than two years of reviewing the MSA, I have been asked by the House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) to once again put my fisheries experience to work by leading the charge on...
My Turn: Brewing up success stories

...proposed regulation on our small operators. Also, I just recently became Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and I plan to share stories of the first-of-its-kind "Beer Powered Beer" technology being used at...
Hastings wins post

...state will be the top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee when Congress convenes in January. Hastings...under a rule change adopted Wednesday. The Natural Resources Committee has jurisdiction over most of the nation's...
On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing

WASHINGTON - Congress may have fled town ahead of a snowstorm, but the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee didn't let that sabotage a scheduled hearing on - drum roll, please - the Arctic.With falling snow providing a suitable backdrop...
Murkowski ready to lead Senate Energy Committee

...chairmanship of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee that has jurisdiction over...chair of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is really quite exciting...chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, I will also be the chair...


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