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Guard taps Dunbar to help rewrite military justice code

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's Democratic nominee for U.S. House last year has been hired to help overhaul Alaska's code of military justice.Alaska National Guard Adjutant General Col. Laurie...
Begich announces new consulting firm

...clients soon, he added.Begich said he was not going to speculate on whether his future plans include a run for the U.S. House or the U.S. Senate in 2016. "Those options are always on the table, but at the time they're not what I'm focusing...
Murkowski praises passage of duck stamp bill

...R-Alaska, on Tuesday thanked Senate colleagues for unanimously passing the Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014. The U.S. House of Representatives also passed a similar bill that mirrors the one Murkowski co-sponsored, which will now go before...
Major companies in talks with state drone program

...president's lawn.Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, announced companion bills in the U.S. House and Senate last week urging the FAA to create more hard-and-fast policies for unmanned aircraft use.The bills...
State | AK legislature
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...sector. Fisher also ran against Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, in 2010 for the Republican nomination for Alaska's U.S. House of Representatives seat. Young won 70 percent of the vote in the primary, beating Fisher and another GOP hopeful...
Local | AK legislature
Today in History History:On Dec. 12, 1870, Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina became the first black lawmaker sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives.On this date:In 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the U.S. Constitution...
Alaska Senate race may help reset balance of power, two weeks from now, but we will be victorious," he said.Voters also will decide the races for governor and U.S. House and ballot measures that would legalize recreational use of marijuana, raise the minimum wage and require legislative...
Empire Editorial: Dunbar offers Alaska a fresh face and fresh start

...will ever again chair a committee, and that alone will limit his effectiveness as Alaska's representative in the U.S. House. It's time Alaska gets a clean slate and a representative with a clean record. That means voting for Forrest Dunbar...
Upstart challenges congressional veteran

...congressman, Don Young, has swatted away many challengers over the decades, and the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House isn't looking to leave office anytime soon.The 81-year-old incumbent, seeking his 22nd term in the November...
5 things to know about the primary

...on a statewide ballot, two of which passed, one in 2000, one in 1976.? OTHER RACES: The ballot also features U.S. House and gubernatorial primaries, though no upsets are expected. The attention in both those has largely been focused on...


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