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3 elementary schools recognized for performance

...Murkowski's office says the schools were recognized as "exemplary high performing schools."Murkowski serves on the Senate committee overseeing education and her office says her goal is to visit every Alaska school.
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...aisle to secure $1 billion in funding for Alaska roads, ports, harbors, and bridges; he holds a seat on the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs in order to secure health care, jobs and other benefits for Alaska's large veteran community...
Senate committee OKs saving Saint Mary's cabin

...village of Saint Mary's is one step closer to saving his remote cabin, thanks to a recent action by a U.S. Senate committee.William Alstrom's cabin is about 31 miles northwest of his village. The federal Bureau of Land Management said...
Senate panel correction allows minor citations to be posted to windshields

JUNEAU - An Alaska Senate committee on Thursday approved a bill proposing to delete language in a state law that requires authorities to serve minor citations in person...
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Montana Senator's long dormant forest bill passes committee

...lands in Montana passed its first test Thursday in a Senate committee despite opposition by Republicans who called the measure unbalanced.The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources voted to move the...
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...mild compared with what was to come.As the ACES bill progressed through the Legislature in 2007, each House and Senate committee wanted to put its mark on the bill. Oil prices were rising at the time, along with fuel prices at the pump, and...
My Turn: Veterans care is improving in Alaska

...collaboration to improve veterans' care.More needs to be done to reduce the VA backlog in the Lower 48, and a Senate committee has proposed expanding VA funding to get that done. If Congress can focus on veterans care like our Congressional...
Amendment would require labeling all 'Frankenfish' products on store shelves

JUNEAU - A U.S. Senate committee on Thursday narrowly agreed to add to a spending bill language that would require that genetically modified salmon be labeled...
Stripped-down gas bill passes Senate committee

A Senate committee on Friday took a big step toward dooming a bill that would have legitimized...section, Murkowski's contract proposal would not be legal. The Senate committee rejected that bill Thursday night. Clark said the provisions in the...
Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska state House-Senate committee has approved a $500,000 budget for new furniture at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office that is being remodeled, but...


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