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Roger Goodell's mission to measure up

...a framed page from the U.S. Congressional Record, dated September 25, 1969. It features a speech by a new Republican senator who was appointed by Republican Gov. Nelson Rockefeller to complete the term of Democratic Sen. Robert F. Kennedy...
Who do you trust?

...employers a multi-billion dollar tax break. The legislature's ethics rules permit corruption. However, two Republican senators, Bert Stedman of Sitka and Gary Stevens of Kodiak, understand ACES and SB21, and they intend to vote to repeal...
My Turn: Alaskans can't afford not to elect Mead Treadwell to the US Senate

...overreach by the EPA that doesn't let Alaska responsibly use its resources.Alaska doesn't need another moderate Republican senator such as Dan Sullivan would be. We need a strong contrast from Begich - a conservative candidate who is a vetted...
Alaska Senate criminalizes cyber bullying

...Alaska Senate on Wednesday passed a bill making cyber bullying a misdemeanor offense.Senate Bill 128, sponsored by Republican Senator Kevin Meyer of Anchorage, makes it illegal for those under the age of 18 to use electronic devises to bully others...
State | AK legislature
'Frankenfish' labeling admendment advanced by Congressional committee

Alaska's Republican Senator got a special kind of birthday present Thursday when her "Frankenfish" amendment was added to the 2015 Agriculture spending bill...
State | Local
My Turn: It's not complicated: Alaska needs board members serving residents' interests

...bill to an unrelated bill that would reauthorize the state's Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Republican Senator Kevin Meyer criticized Chenault's maneuver as a "hijacking" of the domestic violence bill, and news reports...
It's in a bar, baby

...intends to insert money for the program into the state budget.Rough estimates put the first-year cost of the Republican senator's "War on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome" around $1.5 million, but that money has not yet been added to the state's...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Arctic issues are Alaska's issues

...treaty and take a seat at the table, but when the topic came up in late 2012 it was met with resistance by 34 Republican senators who pledged to vote against signing the treaty. Signing it, critics said, would sacrifice national sovereignty...
Senate OKs gay rights bill

...Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, a chief sponsor of the disabilities law, at a Capitol Hill news conference.Two Republican senators who voted against anti-discrimination legislation in 1996, Arizona's John McCain, the presidential nominee...
Sen. Murkowski and her 'Senate Sisters' come through

...could sign onto and dared her colleagues to come up with something better. A few days later, two more female Republican Senators signed on: Alaska's Murkowski and Sen. Kelly Ayotte, of New Hampshire, leading to a bipartisan group to negotiate...


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