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Pipeline coordinator office to close

...his office to be involved with a new project was becoming more of an issue. Congress did not act to address that.Robert Dillon, a spokesman for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, said Wednesday that the Senate version of the budget included funding...
Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...spending. Wrapping the bills into the act was a more efficient way of pushing them through Congress, Murkowski spokesman Robert Dillon said in a previous Empire report.Obama must sign the bill before it can take effect and Sealaska can take control of...
Sealaska nears final land claim

...Nixon, Sealaska Corporation will likely receive the final acres of Tongass National Forest land it is entitled to.Robert Dillon, a spokesman for Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said...
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
Eagle residents fight back an attempt to get a court decision regarding federal jurisdiction on navigable state waters, Murkowski spokesman Robert Dillon said on Friday. "That's certainly the appropriate venue," Dudgeon said, confirming the park service's intent...


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