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3 things to watch in the Legislature

...Legislature today. It is tradition for Alaska's U.S. senators to address state lawmakers. Alaska's senior U.S. senator, Lisa Murkowski, addressed lawmakers last month.Gasline corporation board membersThe House Resources Committee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/3-things-watch-legislature
State
My Turn: Congress should have a say in US-Iran nuclear weapons deal

...ratchet up sanctions against Iran-increasing pressure on its leaders - until we get a deal that requires Iran to renounce terrorism and prevents it from obtaining the bomb.? Dan Sullivan is a Republican U.S. Senator from Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/my-turn-congress-should-have-say-us-i
Opinion
Letter: Support diplomacy instead of Israel

...sinker. He's new to the job, so maybe we should chalk up his error as part of the learning curve to becoming a U.S. senator. Maybe he needs to be reminded that his job is to represent Alaska, not Israel. Maybe he and the other 46 senators...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-25/letter-support-diplomacy-instead-isra
Letters
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...issues facing the Alaska Legislature, there couldn't have been a more interesting time for the state's freshman U.S. senator to make a stop at the Capitol.Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, made it clear in his first-ever address to lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/sullivan-talks-states-rights-aklng
State | AK legislature
Murkowski talks mines, deficit

...Alaska's a complicated place, and there's always lots to talk about when it comes to state issues. Our senior U.S. senator stopped by the Empire office to talk a little more in depth about other things on her plate.The interview has been...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-20/murkowski-talks-mines-deficit
State | AK legislature
Begich speech focuses on job creation

Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Begich said he remembers driving through the Kenai Peninsula five years ago, shortly after his election to the U.S. Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/begich-speech-focuses-job-creation
State
Legislators file first round of bills

...state executive and state and national legislative offices; repeals the special runoff election for the office of U.S. senator and representative.? HB 18 - Rep. Josephson - Extends health insurance subsidies to close the "health insurance doughnut...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/legislators-file-first-round-bills
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Protection for wolves indirect, speculative

...provide an economy and jobs for its residents. Alaska must be allowed to develop its resources or become wards of the federal government, as we were before Statehood.? Frank Murkowski is a former governor and U.S. Senator for Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-16/my-turn-protection-wolves-indirect-sp
Opinion
My Turn: Brewing up success stories

...drink in the world. This week, I hope to see many of you celebrate this success story with me responsibly at the Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival in Anchorage. Cheers!? Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is a U.S. Senator.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-15/my-turn-brewing-success-stories
Opinion
Recent Alaska books

...sail-and-steam whaling ships and essays that follow the logbook of the cruise."Not Guilty: The Unlawful Prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens" by Rob Cary (Thomson West (September 16, 2014). This book describes the events surrounding Ted Stevens...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-01/recent-alaska-books
Art

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