Douglas L Gregg

...Alaska to know that President Eisenhower had signed the Alaska Statehood Act. The signing happened on the weekend, and when Senator Bartlett's office couldn't get through to the Governor's office with the news, they called the Attorney General's...
Letter: Foundation is doing right by Sen. Stevens

...wish to respond to your attack on the senator's legacy in your July 21 editorial...understand the reasoning behind the move of the senator's papers, and instead relied on conjecture...understand the history of our state and the senator's efforts in successfully navigating...
NOAA to host Ted Stevens Day open house

In recognition of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens' contributions to Alaska's fisheries, and to celebrate Ted Stevens Day, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration...
Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...components of 2001's controversial No Child Left Behind Act handily passed the U.S. Senate last week with both Alaska senators voting in favor of the bill.No Child Left Behind requires public schools to meet incrementally tougher federal benchmarks...
Senators quiz chiefs, criticize IS fight

WASHINGTON - Facing blistering criticism from Republican senators, Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S. has only 60 trainees in a program to prepare and arm thousands...
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Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

...Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor, were part of a broader pattern from Republicans. He also singled out Cruz, the Texas senator, for saying the nuclear deal makes Obama - not Iran - the leading state sponsor of terrorism."These are leaders in the...
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Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...Investigations on May 15.Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced the Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015 along with senators from Colorado, Washington, and Kentucky. The bill, which would "create protections for depository institutions that provide...
Walker discusses decision to expand Medicaid

...targeted Sept. 1 for the expansion rollout.Hawker, R-Anchorage, has taken under advisement requests by at least two senators on his committee to hold a hearing on Walker's plan. But the panel by law is not supposed to be conducting policy hearings...
US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

KETCHIKAN - A U.S. senator for Alaska has introduced legislation that would reverse a 2007 federal decision designating Saxman a nonrural community, making...
Senators seek hearing on Walker's Medicaid expansion plans

The chairman of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee says he'll take under advisement requests to hold a hearing on Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to accept federal funds for Medicaid expansion.


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