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Senators push for fish research in Juneau

...ensure they have firsthand knowledge of the specific issues facing southeast fisheries," Murkowski's spokesperson Robert Dillon said. According to Yasmeen Sands at the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, no recent research...
Fishing businesses upset with senator on EPA bill

...once prior to a permit application being submitted, the agency's administrator has said.Murkowski spokesman Robert Dillon said the Republican's support of the bill isn't about Pebble but rather is about process and precedent. He said...
Begich proposes gas project bill guarantee for an Alaska project included in the 2004 law. Begich said industry has not requested the guarantee.Robert Dillon, a spokesman for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Murkowski supports the Alaska gas line project...
State | AK legislature
Murkowski pushes for Izembek road

...Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn is expected in King Cove the last week of May, said Murkowski spokesman Robert Dillon by email. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has been invited in August but no dates have been confirmed.Murkowski...
Scientists ask for protections on salmon in Tongass

...proposed Sealaska lands bill making its way through Congress and efforts under way from a state timber task force.Robert Dillon, a spokesman for Sen. Lisa Murkowski, said Murkowski's Sealaska bill, which is co-sponsored by Sen. Mark Begich...
Murkowski expects to retain ranking spot

...Lisa Murkowski expects to retain her position as ranking member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Robert Dillon, a spokesman for the committee's Republican members, says he's gotten no indication that her position is in jeopardy...
Regional News
EPA standing ground regarding Kensington mine

...the U.S. Environmental Agency to answer for the agency's actions regarding the Kensington gold mine this week. Robert Dillon, a Senate energy staffer who works for Sen. Lisa Murkowski, characterized the meeting as "congenial but direct...
Congress axes Tongass Timber Fund from bill

...from this year's Omnibus Appropriations Act "without any consultation to the Alaska delegation," according to Robert Dillon, an aide to Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska. It comes long after timber's heyday in Southeast Alaska. The last...
Murkowski retains key position on Senate energy committee

...Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The Republican Caucus voted Tuesday to keep Murkowski in the position, said Robert Dillon, the committee's Republican spokesman. While Democrats continue to control the Senate despite last year's big...
Lands bill still alive

...National Forest in southeast Alaska. Murkowski's defeat does not mean the bill is dead, said Murkowski spokesman Robert Dillon. "I don't think it necessarily lives or dies on Senator Murkowski's signature," he said. Miller finds the...


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