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Lawmakers urge more study of changes tribal recognition

...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 do...
City's citizens save the trees

...Mountain Ash trees for easier snow plowing.When the Jackson Road construction project went through the Lands and Resources Committee in December, committee members also supported the road construction but were averse to removing the trees.The...
Committee takes up gas line board appointments

...natural gas project the state is pursuing.The House Resources Committee held confirmation hearings for Rick Halford, experience as an attorney and former Senate Resources Committee co-chair. Halford said he gained extensive experience...
Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...process will reduce the sludge to a minor amount of product that is easily managed.West DouglasThe Lands and Resources Committee approved a five-year renewal of the memorandum of agreement between Goldbelt Corporation and CBJ on development...
Committee to take up gas line board appointments

JUNEAU - The House Resources Committee plans to take up the appointments of three members to the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., or AGDC.Gov. Bill...
Public testimony planned on hunting, fishing license fees

...JUNEAU - Lawmakers are considering proposed fee increases for hunting and fishing licenses in Alaska.The House Resources Committee plans to take public testimony on a bill proposing the fee increases Wednesday evening.Rep. Dave Talerico introduced...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...U.S. senator, Lisa Murkowski, addressed lawmakers last month.Gasline corporation board membersThe House Resources Committee plans confirmation hearings today for Gov. Bill Walker's three new appointees to the board of the Alaska Gasline...
My Turn: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward

...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 reauthorizing...
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

The House Resources committee heard and held a bill that would give the Alaska Department of Natural Resources more latitude to fill the timber supply gap left...
State | Local | AK legislature
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...R-Anchorage, and chair of the House Rules Committee, said he started Lunch and Learns while on the House Resources Committee to provide education on generic natural resource-related topics. Over the years, he said, they have proliferated...


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