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Stevens recalls friendship with Sen. Robert Byrd

FAIRBANKS - Despite their different political beliefs, former Sen. Ted Stevens said West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd was "one of the finest senators in history" and the two were close friends throughout their decades in Washington. Stevens...
Letter: Constitution - Smon-stitution: Who Cares?

...actually took place in 2004 with the insight of Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia. It is enlightening to know that...Citizen's Day to qualify for federal funds.Smart guy, that Robert Byrd. But I digress - is this boring or what?If you have...
Stevens behind bill to reduce greenhouse gas

...on weather and ways to reduce "greenhouse" gases. Stevens, an Alaska Republican, cosponsored the bill with Sen. Robert Byrd, a West Virginia Democrat. The two recently traded places as chairman and ranking member of the Senate Appropriations...
Defense bill includes millions for bases in Alaska

...the measure would provide new benefits to both active duty soldiers and veterans. But the bill was opposed by Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., who said it "transfers vast, unchecked powers to the Defense Department while avoiding any break...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Appropriations, will be well-served now by his long-standing friendships with the top two Democrats on the committee. Sen. Robert Byrd, a West Virginia Democrat, will replace Stevens as chairman of the full committee. Sen. Daniel Inouye, a Hawaii...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...parking facilities, the sort of infrastructure that keeps Americans moving, had little potential for Morgantown. Sen. Robert Byrd secured funds for a prototype system to connect the far-flung campuses so the university could grown and prosper despite...
Stevens to seek another term

...people's remarks at . Stevens is the second-oldest U.S. senator, behind Robert Byrd, who is almost 89 and just won another six-year term representing West Virginia. "I never have anticipated Ted...
Congress protests pledge ruling

...the case next year, constitutional scholars said. The decision was written by Judge Alfred T. Goodwin, whom Sen. Robert Byrd, a West Virginia Democrat, called an "atheist lawyer." "I hope his name never comes before this body for any promotion...
My Turn: It's time for a transportation experiment

...We have a congressional delegation in the right place to help. That's what Morgantown had when their senator, Robert Byrd, decided to design a prototype for the future. Juneau is in the right place at the right time for a grand transportation...

...about 35 people walked through town, ending at the Gustavus dock, where they listened to a resident read U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd's Senate floor speech of Feb. 12, 2003, which opposed a war. In Anchorage, about 300 people gathered at the Veterans...


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