WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, on Tuesday announced that the Denali Park Improvement Act is headed to President Obamaâ€™s desk to be signed into law. The bill includes three separate measures to reduce the use of diesel fuel, improve energy access in Denali National Park and Preserve, and honor Athabascan climber Walter […]
JUNEAU â€“ Today, Alaska Democratic Legislators warned of significant risks, impossible expectations, and the potential for industry to game the system in their official comment letter to the Alaska Department of Revenue on its proposed regulations for Senate Bill 21, the governorâ€™s oil wealth giveaway.
In a unanimous vote the Republicans, have decided at they summer meeting, to boycott CNN and NBC during the 2016 presidential primaries because of what they claim is media bias for Hillary Clinton. They did so because of biopic movies scheduled to be created and run in 2014 and 2015.
Jesse Jackson Jr, Wife Sentenced in Federal Court for Misuse of Campaign Funds, Falsifying Tax Returns
Jesse Jackson Jr, Illinois Congressman and son of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson Sr, was sentenced to 30 months in prison and three years probation for his crime of misappropriating campaign funds. His wife, Sandi Jackson, a former Chicago Alderman, was sentenced to 12 months as well for falsifying their tax returns.
Parnell Speaks to Citizen's Advisory Commission Monday, Senator Murkowski Scheduled to Speak this Morning
On Monday, Alaska's Governor Sean Parnell spoke on his commitment to defend Alaska from Federal overreach and also encouraged Alaskans to engage in the process as well.
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich today successfully helped impose constraints on federal spending while increasing the national focus on the changing Arctic through his work on the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Building on his record of using aggressive measures to reduce out-of-control government spending, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has introduced legislation that would save the federal government billions of dollars each year by requiring agencies to set bulk-purchasing goals.
In an unusual turn, the U.S. House voted on a new farm bill that will be devoid of the traditional food stamp program that has always been included in the bill since its inception in 1933. This novel approach is because of the embarrassing defeat of the Republican-led bill June 20th over cuts to the […]
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich joined Sen. Jim Inhofe (R â€“ Okla.), senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and a bipartisan group of 32 senators today in a letter sent to Secretary of Department of Energy (DOE) Ernest Moniz urging the department to prioritize and expedite decisions on permit applications to […]