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Voices of Alaska: Delegation working on solutions for Alaska VA

...then maybe, and then yes after the congressional delegation inquires isn't the way things are going to work in Alaska. Senator Sullivan, Congressman Young and I are united and working this problem very hard. Alaska proudly hosts the largest...
Alaska senators push for more congressional pull

Alaska's senators have each taken a different approach to influencing how Congress shapes foreign policy. The difference was apparent after this week's publication of an open letter to Iran regarding a potential nuclear agreement.
Voices of Alaska: Senator must support subsistence rights

My mother was Katie John. Her name has become symbolic across the state of Alaska for her life-long legal battle to protect traditional rights. The state views her as a threat while her supporters view her as a hero.
Stance on education reason to vote for Begich

...between our candidates for US Senate yesterday and one question stuck out. "What will you do for education in Alaska?" Senator Begich spoke of successes in adding over $1 billon in early and special education budgets, then went on to talk...
Republican Party should return to roots

...and not "evolve" in order to fit in. The current GOP leadership in both houses have failed us! The two current Alaska senators have failed to represent our conservative values and thus have also failed us. They get their marching orders from...
Trick or treat: 142 trillion pound monster back from the grave

...spineless politicians who simply didn't have the backbone to say no to wasteful, excessive government spending.Alaska Senator Mark Begich, while insisting that he doesn't vote party-line, has repeatedly voted straight Democrat on numerous...
Alaska senators take another crack at J-1 visa program

A few processing plants are finding themselves shorthanded as salmon catches increase around the state, but an item in pending U.S. Senate legislation could make it easier to fill vacant positions next summer. Sens.
At hearing, public support for gas pipeline

Alaska senators listened to over an hour of public testimony Wednesday on a bill that enables the Alaska gas pipeline to move forward.The vast...
Record pink harvest creates market glut salmon for food assistance programs across the country. That's an expanded purchase over previous years. Alaska senators hailed the decision in January.Not all pink salmon is canned. Some are frozen and shipped overseas for additional...
USOC to name training center for Ted Stevens

...legislation set a template for the modern Olympic movement.The Amateur Sports Act of 1978, later named after the Alaska senator, gave the USOC control over the Olympics and its brand in the United States and paved the way for national governing...


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