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...
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...
My Turn: Torture of the American conscience

...people, it's helpful to examine U.S. Supreme Court cases involving the Pentagon Papers and an almost forgotten U.S. Senator from Alaska named Mike Gravel. For starters, we know that three former CIA directors called the Senate Intelligence...
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...
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.
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.
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...
Begich prepares for life as a U.S. senator

...other priority is making a pair of transitions departing as Anchorage mayor, while adjusting to his new role as a U.S. senator. His victory against Stevens was delayed until Tuesday, when the bulk of absentee ballots put his lead out of reach...
Review: 'Not Guilty: The Unlawful Prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens'

...someone who had lived the case -- before, during, and after."As I read "Not Guilty: The Unlawful Prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens," these words kept coming back to me. When I read a bad book, I usually shake my head. This is worse...
My Turn: The corrupting power of debt

...million being spent on the behalf of Democratic Sen. Mark Begich and his main opponent, Dan Sullivan? It means the U.S. Senator we elect to represent the interests of Alaskans will be beholden to national party leaders and wealthy outsiders...


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