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What others say: Forest management

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, made an interesting point about the U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday during a congressional hearing on federal timber policy.It came while Young was highlighting the differences between the timber programs managed...
Reckless endangerment

...can't even be trusted to secure this nation's 2,000-mile southern border?The Obama administration doesn't need congressional approval to expand its resettlement slots, but Congress does have the power of the purse to fund them.For the sake of...
What others say: Alaskans embrace government 'overreach' on Denali

...Obama's visit to Alaska, state residents and members of its congressional delegation finally found a bit of executive action they...peak that was designated Mt. McKinley by law.Alaskan congressional efforts to change the name to Denali have been routinely...
What others say: Obama supports expanded icebreaker fleet

...the president joined a cause that previously had been a fairly lonely battle championed almost exclusively by Alaska's congressional delegation. The matter of how the icebreakers will be funded has yet to be resolved, and this has been the sticking point...
Resource development expected topic during Obama trip

...discussion.The governor says he wants to raise with Obama the issue of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.Walker joined the congressional delegation earlier this year in blasting an administration proposal to designate much of the refuge, including the potentially...
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...unless enough Democratic Party lawmakers in the U.S. Senate filibuster that vote and allow the deal to happen without Congressional intervention.""I have to get back to do that (speech) because we have some people who have to be persuaded," Kerry...
Op-ed: U.S., UK politics are mirror images

...which she helped enact as secretary of state. The two are joined at the political hip.The decline in the number of congressional Democrats from a high of 60 senators and 257 House members in 2009, compared to 46 senators and 188 House members today...
Congressional action needed on Sterling Highway

An open letter to users of Sterling Highway: It is time to prevent more deaths at Cooper Landing. Join me in writing our Federal delegation. Here is my letter. Senator, The US Forest Service and The Federal Highway Department is morally responsible for the death of a 15-year-old child in Cooper Landing Thursday. The Cooper Landing bypass has been the longest running environmental study in history of the United States. The Forest Service has steadfastly refused to allow the road to be relocated away from the area of the child's death.

...southeast Alaska with potential mine development across the border in Canada.Murkowski, who with the rest of Alaska's congressional delegation opposed an Obama proposal to designate the vast majority of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness...
Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again) words from people under the misapprehension that they occupy a coequal branch of the American government. What are congressional hearings and the U.S. domestic political debate compared with the "international community"?Shortly after the U...


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