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My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...will find a willingness to work on shared goals and leave as awed by our people as he will inevitably be by our mountains.? Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-27/my-turn-murkowski-presidents-alaska-g
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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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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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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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Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

...shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires.Tom Tidwell testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee that the fire season is 60 to 80 days longer than it was just 15 years ago, and he didn't expect any falloff...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/forest-service-chief-expects-busy-firef
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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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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
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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
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