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Senate president says Senate won't be 'bullied' into passing governor's oil tax-cut bill

...the Senate would not be "bullied into making a $2 billion mistake." The nearly 30 minute speech, applauded by Stevens' Senate colleagues, essentially dashes any remaining hopes by Parnell and the industry that an oil tax cut would pass before...
Timeline of Ted Stevens' Senate career
GOP OKs Ben Stevens for Pearce's seat

...lobbyist and headed the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games Alaska. He is the youngest son of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. Senate President Rick Halford was expected to swear in Stevens during a private ceremony today. Pearce, who represented...
Sessions' cost, honesty of estimates, debated in Capitol

...What's raising eyebrows is the "fiscal note," the official estimate of a bill's cost, that's attached to Stevens' Senate Bill 18. The fiscal note said there would be no need to add money the budget to cover the cost of the extra time...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...addresses a joint session of the House and Senate. House Chambers. Can be seen live on the Internet at 1 p.m. House Judiciary considers bill limiting firearms liability (SB77). Room 120. 3 p.m. House...
What of Stevens' legacy?

...Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, came closest to suggesting that the legal vindication meant the full restoration of Stevens' Senate stature, repeating his belief that his friend had been "falsely accused" and, in effect, railroaded. But even...
Long-serving senator

...heaven, I am going to tell St. Peter to put him on the Senate up there." To see a Timeline of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens Senate Career click here . The Associated Press contributed to this story. Brittany Retherford can be reached at brittany...
Congressional riders would expand logging

...amendments attached to a larger measure, on the giant 2003 appropriations bill. House and Senate negotiators, including Stevens, Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, are hashing out a compromise $396 billion spending package financing nearly...
House, Senate negotiations continue on Coastal Management deal

...called by the governor require 30-days notice, by which time the program's June 30 sunset date will have passed. Stevens' Senate proposal called for a simple one-year renewal, "The extension would not include any changes to the current Coastal...
Alaska editorial: Stevens still has what it takes to be a leader

...development, at least initially to help them recover from damage wrought by last year's Hurricane Katrina. Though Stevens' Senate allies expressed some sentiment for a similar deal for Alaska, they balked at including such a provision in the...


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