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Alaska Editorial: Avoiding an in-state fight over where to base F-35s

...The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Anyone wondering where Alaska's senior U.S. senator stands on where the Air Force should base two Pacific Rim squadrons of the new F-35 fighters need not wonder any...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-09/alaska-editorial-avoiding-state-fight
Opinion
Push Congress for child care help

...like CCDBG for our working families. As an outspoken advocate for education and a proud Alaska parent, I will continue to advocate for greater resources for every Alaska parent and child.? Mark Begich is a U.S. senator from Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-26/push-congress-child-care-help
Opinion
Navajo family fighting to stay on monument land

...across the country that have become public property.One 1970 letter on display is from the Park Service to a former U.S. senator from Arizona. It says: "At no time have the Navajos who grazed within the monument had any title in the land...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-23/navajo-family-fighting-stay-monumen
Neighbors
Opinion: Trust on the road less traveled

...posed no nuclear threat to America or Iraq's neighboring countries. Although Begich, Ayotte and Corker weren't U.S. senators back then, this isn't the first time they've taken a hard opposition to Obama's diplomatic efforts. They've...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-23/opinion-trust-road-less-traveled
Opinion
Begich: Public money for public schools

...What we really need is less oversight from our own (U.S.) senators." Dunleavy said the state needs people in Washington...Alaska on national and federal issues.Alaska's U.S. senators annually address state lawmakers on the goings on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/begich-public-money-public-schools
State | AK legislature
State Department plans Arctic representative

...Arctic representative position to highlight the growing importance of that region.In letters sent to Alaska's two U.S. senators, Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski, Secretary of State John Kerry said he planned to name a "high-level individual...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/state-department-plans-arctic-represent
State
Understanding climate change impacts vital for Alaska industries

...promise and assert our leadership as climate change alters our weather and opens the Arctic to new opportunities.? U.S. Senator Mark Begich has represented Alaska in the U.S. Senate since 2009 and is chair of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-22/understanding-climate-change-impacts-
Opinion
Three things to watch in the Legislature this week

...addressDemocratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is scheduled to address a joint session of the Legislature on Monday. Alaska's U.S. senators annually address state lawmakers and often use the speech to update legislators on their work, happenings in Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-03/three-things-watch-legislature-week
State | AK legislature
Senate candidates weigh in on Arctic issues

...will be needed as activity in the Arctic increases.On Feb. 14, Secretary of State John Kerry notified Alaska's U.S. senators, Murkowski and Democrat Mark Begich, that he planned to name a "high-level individual of substantial stature...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-23/senate-candidates-weigh-arctic-issues
State | AK legislature
People make up the state; strike down House Bill 77

...State of Alaska." Gruening was a three-term territorial governor of Alaska and, in 1959, was appointed the first U.S. Senator of our newly established state. Major sections of his book have as titles: "The Era of Total Neglect (1867-84...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-24/people-make-state-strike-down-house-b
Opinion

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