Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

...line."In Washington, President Barack Obama was observing the anniversary with a the wake of unspeakable tragedy," Obama said in a statement. "And we offer our...on - perseverance, freedom and love."Obama said this year's race, scheduled for...
Opinion: Measuring 'the road's' value without subsidies

...Chamber of Commerce is calling for a 15-cent per gallon gas hike over three years. Just imagine the public outcry if President Obama signed such a tax increase. Remember too that we Juneauites voted against taxing ourselves by increasing our sales tax to fund...
Alaska ad proudly ties Begich to 'Obamacare'

...Democrats get hammered over President Barack Obama's health care law, friends of an embattled...The 30-second ad doesn't mention Obama or his health care law by name. But the...being pounded on health care in a state Obama lost - are among those seeking to modify...
More than 2,300 Alaskans sign up for health insurance

...the last day to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law.Enroll Alaska, a broker created to help...government," Boling said. "You didn't see any commercials from Obama saying, 'Go out and get enrolled.' There was no money spent...
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska

...inter-connectedness of the U.S. with Asia! President Obama's announcement in his first term of a...India is involved. Interestingly, the Obama administration's pivot to Asia includes...including India-to Northeast Asia. President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...
Alaska Editorial: Lawsuit over denied ANWR plan is the right move

...fresh and fuller information about ANWR's oil and gas potential will convince Congress and a future president -President Obama will never do it - to allow oil and gas development in the coastal plain.We're arguing over an area that Congress has already...
My Turn: Lesson of Exxon Valdez: Don't trust oil industry safety assurances

...Gulf of Mexico was perfectly safe, and the existing regulatory regime was sufficient. Based on such assurances, President Obama announced an expansion of offshore drilling, declaring that "oil rigs today generally don't cause spills." Three weeks...
Opinion: Trust on the road less traveled

...Mark Begich suggested President Barack Obama's response to Syria's alleged use of...congressional chorus humming criticism of Obama's foreign policy. And while talking...time they've taken a hard opposition to Obama's diplomatic efforts. They've joined...
Funding for pipeline coordinator not in budget

JUNEAU - President Barack Obama has proposed cutting the funding for the federal coordinator's office...had a budget of $1 million a year, a figure that was zeroed out in Obama's budget request for next fiscal year.Persily said the office...
State | AK legislature
Cantwell to Obama: Limit Bristol Bay mining

...Maria Cantwell is asking President Barack Obama to take action to restrict or prohibit...letter sent Thursday, Cantwell asked the Obama administration to invoke a rarely used...we're sending a letter today to President Obama asking him and his administration to follow...


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