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Senators using budget to put heat on administration, EPA

...members.There are 30 senators that sit on the Appropriations Committee, but "the gavel is in Alaska's hands...than the president's request.When the full Appropriations Committee passed the budget June 18, Murkowski said it...
Army Corps of Engineers and Kenai agree to share cost of bluff erosion study

...has been unable to sign it until recently, due to a lack of federal funding. The federal House and Senate appropriations committees gave the Corps permission to fund its share of the agreement in February 2015. Army Corps Project Coordinator...
Kenai makes small steps on bluff erosion project

...approval will come before the House and Senate appropriations committees, where it will be considered by the House...begin its next session Saturday, although the appropriations committees of the House and Senate have not yet scheduled...
House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'

...Friday morning to finish up legislative business for the week, Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky, chairman of the Appropriations Committee, which controls spending, told reporters: "It's too much money. We don't need it." Rogers previously...
News budget bills through open debate. In the Appropriations Committee, long accustomed to a freewheeling process...Human Services departments got yanked from the Appropriations Committee's agenda this month. Word quickly spread...
What others say: Avoiding an in-state fight over F-35s is essential

...Lisa Murkowski said Eielson Air Force Base is the best home for them. Her comment came Wednesday at a Senate Appropriations Committee subcommittee hearing and is notable because Air Force officials in February placed two Alaska bases -Eielson...
Begich discusses economic future

...move forward.He said his appointment to the appropriations committee is a "powerful opportunity" for Alaska because...rose from $18 million when he first joined the appropriations committee to over $200 million last year. These investments...
Alaska senators take another crack at J-1 visa program

...importance of this provision, and I commend the Appropriations Committee's decision to include Alaska's Seafood industry...S. I will continue to use my role on the Appropriations Committee and Senate Oceans Subcommittee to fight for...
Murkowski readies for role as Energy Committee chair

...Anchorage restaurant on election night only steels her resolve.Murkowski also sits on the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee and will directly control Jewell's budget."Sally Jewell is probably looking at the outcome tonight with...
Sullivan defeats Begich in Alaska Senate race

...longer-serving members. He serves with Alaska's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, on the Senate Appropriations Committee. Begich noted that no state has ever had two members from the same party on that committee at the same time...


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