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US official: Congress shouldn't control tribal recognition

...operations have aired similar concerns about the recent changes to the process.The ranking Democrat on the Natural Resources subcommittee that is considering the issue, Rep. Raul Ruiz of California, said the proposal would infuse "hyper-partisan...
My Turn: Obama's visit to the arctic

...environmental agenda, the President fails to recognize the harsh realities facing numerous Alaskans.The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources recently held a hearing to discuss the future of Arctic offshore energy development...
Congress urged to change old mining law

...industry," Leshy, a professor at the University of California Hastings College of Law, told the House Natural Resources subcommittee. "Its current position is indeed enviable in comparison to the economic carnage currently being visited across...
Treaty in jeopardy?

...say jeopardizes the entire Pacific Salmon Treaty. The comments came at a Thursday hearing of the U.S. House Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans to review the treaty that was signed June 30 by the United States...
Opposition to selling otter pelts to non-Natives

...population as a threat to their livelihood.Worl offered the legislators more than a rebuff at Friday's House Resources Subcommittee. She said the creativity of Alaska Natives, if unfettered, could increase demand for otter pelts. Worl said...
Alaskans weigh in on federal fishing law

...the law could change Among the recommendations provided by Alaskan regulators and fishing groups to the House Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries and Oceans: Maintain the current structure of the regional fisheries councils. Some critics...
Lawmakers eye 10% cuts in agencies

...that for many departments. The House Finance Resources Subcommittee proposed cutting 8.1 percent of the Department...Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau and a member of the Resources Subcommittee, called the cuts "unthinking." "We can't...
Juneau Empire Online Local: Industry skeptical of Glickman's fresh look at national forests 8/19/97

...another study?'' West asked. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources subcommittee on forestry, also has been writing legislation that would reform the National Forest Management Act, its planning...


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