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EPA exemption still in limbo an imperative for Alaska's fishing communities," said Murkowski in a formal statement. During a February Senate subcommittee hearing, representatives from United Fishermen of Alaska, the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association said that...
Begich battles partisan undertow

...for damaging the island's primary industry and the state's largest employer. Begich told him that he heads a Senate subcommittee with jurisdiction over the nation's fisheries, and he promised that the next round of quotas would be more fairly...
My Turn: Getting results for the Southeast

...years to come. That means jobs.Through his seat on the Senate Appropriations Committee and as chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard, Begich has secured critical funding for Southeast Alaska communities...
Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate

...multibillion-dollar industry in the state and a major employer.It was a friendly audience for Begich, who chairs the Senate subcommittee on oceans, atmosphere, fisheries, and Coast Guard and entered the debate with the endorsement of fishing organizations...
Panel puts more money for education in budget

...of health care professionals or provides incentive payments if they serve in high-need areas of the state. A Senate subcommittee had cut $1.2 million from the program, known as SHARP, but the committee previously added back $615,500...
State | AK legislature
Sen. Finance pushes $9.1B op. budget

...R-Juneau, noting that since it was a new program it was among the first to be looked at for possible cuts.A Senate subcommittee also proposed reallocating $211,000 expected to be left over from a shellfish beach monitoring program to go...
State | AK legislature
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill a dredge-and-fill permitting program. A Senate subcommittee had cut $750,000 from the $1.4 million requested...The draft also partially restores funding that a Senate subcommittee had cut for a program that helps pay the student...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Updated law strengthens Alaska's fisheries

...and ever-tightening budgets.As chair of the Senate subcommittee responsible for national fisheries policy, I held...Stevens.? Sen. Mark Begich is chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Fisheries, Atmosphere and Coast Guard...
Education subcommittee to meet this week

JUNEAU - A Senate subcommittee is meeting this week in Anchorage to discuss education options.Tuesday's agenda for the Senate Finance Subcommittee on education...
Drill vessels to be sent from Alaska to Asia evidence of misconduct, inattention or negligence.U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and the Coast Guard, also announced he would conduct a hearing on the grounding...


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