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Empire Editorial: Keep feds out of Alaskans' private data

...Alaska's two senators and Rep. Don Young will have another opportunity to consider CISA when the version passed by the U.S. House is combined with the one passed by the Senate.For Alaskans' sake, we hope they'll vote against the final version...
Murkowski brings in $920K in latest fundraising period

...Don Young brought in just over $110,000 between July and September. Young, the longest serving Republican in the U.S. House, had about $570,000 on hand.Other announced candidates for next year's House race have not reported raising...
U.S. House to probe Pebble denial

The science committee of the U.S. House of Representatives will probe the EPA's denial of a permit for the Pebble Mine in Southwest.In a letter sent Wednesday to EPA...
Young not in running for Speaker of the House

As the U.S. House of Representatives scrambles to find its next Speaker, there are few certainties.One of them is that Rep. Don Young, Alaska's...
McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

...Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before they were to vote and producing ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress...
Nation and World
My Turn: Obama's visit to the arctic

In less than a week, President Barack Obama and a massive team of White House officials will touch down at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for their first official visit to Alaska and the U.S. Arctic.
My Turn: Alaska, U.S. small businesses deserve better

...returned $1.7 billion to the U.S. Treasury.But this wall of obstruction recently cracked, as leaders in the U.S. House, like Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, voted to move forward with Ex-Im reauthorization and stand up for our state...
New day for House as Ryan becomes the 54th speaker

WASHINGTON - Paul Ryan became the 54th speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday in a day of high political theater, a young new leader for a fractured Congress, charged with healing Republican...
Nation and World
Federal regulators pull back Arctic offshore lease sales

...problems. That's actually going to make them worse."Rep. Don Young, who is the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House, said the battle will likely end up in court."I think this administration is adamantly opposed against fossil fuels...
Prospective speakers multiply in House as all wait on Ryan

...experience to point to, united by a chance to lunge at the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become speaker of the U.S. House, second-in-line to the presidency.Why any of them would want a job that defeated the current occupant and scared...
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