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Agency proposes critical habitat for ringed seals from Arctic activities, she said, but will not keep sea ice from melting. She also called on the Obama administration for bold action on greenhouse gases that are making the Arctic uninhabitable for ringed seals and other ice-dependent...
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...youth and came up with an action plan.The report's goal is to be a catalyst for action by Congress and the Obama administration, said Dorgan, who served as chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee until his retirement in 2010...
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...order to allow sellers to get the best prices and buyers their ideal products at the most favorable prices.The Obama Administration currently maintains that the petroleum industry needs to convince the government that ending the export ban is...
Are low oil prices good for the environment?

...the need to build the Keystone XL pipeline even if congressional Republicans succeed in their effort to get the Obama Administration to approve it. The project is reviled by environmentalists who believe it will further tie the world to what they...
My Turn: The U.S. needs engaged leadership

...statement still rings true.I am glad to see that the Obama Administration has finally awakened to the serious threat of ISIS...colleagues home to campaign.Sadly, this typifies the Obama Administration's foreign policy. President Obama shrugs off...
My Turn: Health care math doesn't add up for Alaskans

...watching the "Affordable Care Act" fall apart under its own weight and contradictory legal interpretations. The Obama Administration has now unilaterally delayed or changed more than 30 of the health care law's provisions. Earlier this month...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat split up the 9th Circuit Court also makes sense. When we ask which candidate is best suited to challenge the Obama administration, our answer is Dan Sullivan. The problem, as we have said, is Obama only has two years left in office and Senate...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...programs. Roberts has questioned some elements of the Obama administration healthier school meals, and an all-GOP of the few Democrats who has parted with the Obama administration on energy issues.ENVIRONMENT: Oklahoma's Jim...
Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions

...employers with religious objections could opt out of a federal rule requiring insurers to cover contraceptives. The Obama administration has been looking at other ways to increase access to birth control.The study involved a project in St. Louis...
My Turn: Begich champions rural, tribal and veterans health

...costs they were owed after decades of inaction. As a member of the Indian Affairs Committee, Begich held the Obama administration accountable by delaying the reappointment of the IHS's acting director until the government paid Alaska tribal...


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