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Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

...revenue from federal waters off its coast is advancing in the U.S. Senate.On Friday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved Friday the Offshore Production and Energizing National Security Act, which contains a section written...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/murkowski-revenue-sharing-bill-advances
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House GOP: Use disaster fund for wildfires

...communities. This package charts a new course," said Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah., the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee.Bishop said the bill should garner broad support. But Robert Bonnie, who oversees natural resource issues...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-09/house-gop-use-disaster-fund-wildfires
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/us-senator-wants-change-federal-rural-l
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/latest-study-says-drought-cost-grow-500
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-18/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-30/revisions-fisheries-act-under-review
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/lawmakers-urge-more-study-changes-triba
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-18/my-turn-magnuson-stevens-reauthorizat
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121208/sta_366703949.shtml
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/congress-snow-day-arctic-hearing
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