My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...future that should be ours.America is in the driver's seat for the next two years. It's time we as Alaskans and Americans identify this opportunity, come together and lead.? Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is a U.S. Senator.
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...
Paul protests Patriot Act for hours

...accumulate and liberty and privacy to suffer," the Kentucky senator said at 1:18 p.m. EDT when he took to the Senate floor...objections, occasionally allowing Republican and Democratic senators to pose questions and getting support from a handful of House...
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My Turn: Kenai River Sport Fishing Association wields a big stick

...result is influence and intimidation when needed. The presence of Sen. Lisa Murkowski's husband on the KRSA board and the senator's attendance at the Kenai River events smacks of influence peddling, the highest prize of building relationships.? Corporate...
Egan: 'Nothing is going to happen Friday'

A floor session for the Alaska Senate is scheduled for Friday, but Juneau's senator said the plan is just to gavel in and gavel out again, continuing a weeks-long stalemate on the state operating budget."I...
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Today In Sports History for May 17

...Tris Speaker of the Cleveland Indians collects his 3,000th career hit off Tom Zachry in a 2-1 loss to the Washington Senators.1930 - Gallant Fox wins the Kentucky Derby by two lengths over Gallant Knight to give Earl Sande his third Derby win.1970...
My Turn: Who speaks for the trees?

...timber industry, which former Gov. Frank Murkowski recently mislabeled as sustainable. Back in 1986, Murkowski was a U.S. Senator who opposed government intervention in the free market except in cases like this where his Alaska constituency was being served...

...and Ascend Learning, another education-technology firm.Jacobs is the daughter of Gilda Jacobs, a former Michigan state senator and current chief executive of the Michigan League for Public Policy.The family said in a statement that Rachel Jacobs...
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Egan speaks at Chamber, would rather be working

Filling the role of state senator and stand-up comedian, Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, addressed the communities and cannot be used to fill a budget gap.The senator also expressed his opinion about reneging on a deal, decrying the...
NSA phone spying illegal, judge rules

...condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to be quoted about internal deliberations, told The Associated Press the two senators remained open to a compromise that replaces NSA collection with a workable alternative that allows the agency to hunt for terror...
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