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Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

...another gaffe from Alaska's lone delegate to the House of Representatives.As an elected official, as a senior Republican member of the U.S. House, as someone with more than 40 years of experience in Alaska politics, we know he can do better...
Fiscal gap is the issue of the era

...expressed Thursday by Rep. Andrew Halcro, that is the question of the day, week, month, year and decade. Halcro, a Republican member of the bipartisan Fiscal Policy Caucus, posed the question in the context of the House majority's proposed $8...
House speaker tightens ethics rules

...and no notes passed from the gallery to lawmakers on the floor, under threat of expulsion from the chamber. One Republican member also tried to call "foul" on some colleagues' perceived conflicts of interest, but was rebuffed. The House then...
Murkowski seeks support for write-in campaign

...the Republican primary. Scott McAdams of Sitka is the Democratic nominee. Murkowski said she was the most senior Republican member of the energy committee, important to Alaska for issues such as offshore drilling and natural gas pipeline loan...
US reps say ocean policy may block new energy development

...policy members from numerous agencies are working on the national policy. Washington Rep. Doc Hastings, the ranking Republican member of the House Natural Resources Committee, said it is important that the task force recognizes multiple uses of the...
Congress urged to act on icebreakers

...Arctic investment forum at the University of Alaska Southeast.That strategy got aggressive support from at least one Republican member of Congress, but there were concerns as well.Treadwell said Arctic ice cover was at historic minimums, but still...
Race for Alaska governor should be one of the best in Juneau, as well as John Binkley, a highly respected former two-term state senator. Halcro, who was a Republican member of the state House for two terms, won his place on the ballot as an independent - a tough hurdle in normal circumstances...
Young, Crawford debate at chamber

...said, a committee assignment he used to bring $92 million to Juneau in the last transportation bill as its ranking Republican member. "You know what you get when you elect Don Young," he said, promising to be a "loud and strident voice" for...
Want to pay for a bridge? See Don

...three-member congressional delegation to be held up by the airport ferry. Several years ago, Sen. Ted Stevens, ranking Republican member and former chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, arrived in Ketchikan just before he was to appear for...
Diane Benson gears up for another try at Young's seat

...election, however, and term limits forced Young out of his Transportation Committee position. He's now the ranking Republican member of the House Natural Resources Committee. Benson said the old argument about Young's clout no longer holds true...


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