Empire Editorial: Climate change - it's 'a thing'

Climate change and whether or not it's real comes down to wording, apparently.Last week, U.S. senators voted on an amendment during a debate on the Keystone Pipeline and, in doing so, found themselves agreeing climate change is...
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...
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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...
My Turn: Time to continue moving Alaska forward

...and it is time to move forward to address Alaska's needs. It has been an enormous honor to serve Alaskans as your U.S. senator the last six years. From the Alaskans who left their homes to work in Washington, D.C., to the staff in my six...
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...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...his good side. I urge you to vote for Mark Begich for U.S. Senator.You don't hear about how he supports education...raised. He wants to support and his home as a Democratic U.S Senator for Alaska.Karina IrenoHigh Minimum Wage, Minimum...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...shallower-draft, ice-capable cutters able to operate along Alaska's coastal areas. Legislative efforts by U.S. Senators Murkowski, Begich, Cantwell, and Murray in this regard are gaining support. Equally, modernization of the federal...
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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