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Sullivan talks federal regs, military presence

...going to work hard and pass a budget this year, something that has rarely happened in the last seven years of the United States Congress," he said.Sullivan said his committee assignments have also positioned him to work on other legislation...
My Turn: The next chapter of Alaska's energy legacy

National politicians could learn a lesson or two from lawmakers here in Alaska. While the United States Congress is mired in inaction, the State of Alaska has taken important steps to secure what could be North America's largest energy production...
Mallott: Being governor 'isn't about me'

...the extra Medicaid money from Obamacare?It's not Obamacare. it's the Affordable Care Act, passed by the United State Congress, upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. To fight it or to use it as leverage in a larger political game is absolutely...
Congress rethinks 9/11 law on military force

...grown way out of proportions and is no longer applicable to the conditions that prevailed, that motivated the United States Congress to pass the authorization for the use of military force that we did in 2001," Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz...
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Alaska Editorial: An uncommon man

...Wickersham was a writer "on ethnological and historical subjects," according to the Biographical Directory of the United State Congress, and edited Alaska Territory Law Reports and "Old Yukon and Alaskan literature." He died in 1934, the age...
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...Virtual Library - A Division of the American-Israeli Cooperation Enterprise? Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present? A Brief History of Alaska Statehood (1867-!959) by Eric Gislason? Sen. E.L. "Bob...
Kerttula introduces new House minority legislators

...environment in the Alaska State Capitol than one might expect from the sharply divided politics on display in the United States Congress."In more ways than one, Juneau is not Washington, D.C.," said Kreiss-Tomkins. "And this is something...
This Day in History

...A protective dike around the oil storage area was still under construction. In the nation In 1789, the first United States Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for ratification. (Ten of the amendments...
This Day in History

...the Menace," created by cartoonist Hank Ketcham, made its syndicated debut in 16 newspapers. In 1959, the United States Congress voted Hawaii in as the 50th state in the Union. In 1980, a Chicago jury found John Wayne Gacy Jr. guilty of...
Why the Bertholf matters to Alaska

...they arrived on scene and saved 265 starving sailors. The rescue was followed closely by media throughout the United States. Congress presented Bertholf, Jarvis and Call specially minted gold medals commemorating their remarkable feat. Aptly...


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