Analysis: GOP budget doesn't add up must and get out of the way when it should," said Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi, who chairs the Senate Budget Committee."Today...all without raising taxes on hardworking Alaskans," said Sen. Dan Sullivan, a first-term lawmaker from Alaska.House...
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My Turn: Alaska shouldn't balance its budget off of seniors, youth

...most glaring zero and negative value loopholes in the law were blocked from a vote. That legislation, sponsored by myself and Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, would have provided for the biggest cut in Alaska's budget deficit of anything passed...
Report: 1,580 IRS workers evaded taxes

...hardworking taxpayers that pay their salaries. That means filing their taxes and paying the taxes they owe to the government," said Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., chairman of the House...
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Gay discrimination bill opens father-son split

...this spring.A more personal side of such divides has already arisen in high-profile Republican families, including Ohio Sen. Rob Portman and his gay son and former Vice President Dick Cheney and his lesbian daughter. But nowhere is the human dimension...
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Taking an ill-deserved recess, despite plenty of work left to be done

...Senate as well.Members of the majority have chided the new governor on his inexperience in dealing with the legislative branch - Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, likened Gov. Walker's call to a special session to "stamping his feet" - but before claiming...
Obama picks Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman

...and peace in both countries and throughout the region," said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services...unflappable commander with an uncanny grasp of the battlefield," said Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH. "As our nation fights an extremely...
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Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

...environmental review process for those projects.Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, the committee's chairman, said...snow on the ground.The ranking Democrat on the committee, Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington, called for Tidwell to work with...
Alaska Editorial: Washington state should focus on its own plate

...tolerate its unsolicited interference in the multi-faceted and nationally strategic economic development plan for the Arctic," Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage said in announcing the passage of SJR18.At its outset, SJR18 notes that Alaska pursued statehood...
Daycare: Juneau's new crisis and have 16 children. That can't happen, at least for now. TODDLING ALONGKako-Gehring approached city officials and Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, about addressing Juneau's childcare shortage, especially...
My Turn: Sen. Dan Sullivan explains his views on the Iran deal and why

...I'll continue to lay out the facts in order to do so.? Sen. Dan Sullivan is Alaska's junior U.S. Senator. He took...2015 and is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Sen. Sullivan is a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State and...


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