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Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...acts introduced a reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, or MSA, the law governing federal fisheries.The House Committee on Natural Resources will be restructured in the 114th Congress; all ocean-related issues will be heard in the...
Bob Franken: The forfeits

...had been discredited by the exaggerations and outright lies of the main inquisitor Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. Once again, further information has been disclosed that breathes new life into incendiary...
Coghill: Reluctance to move on minimum wage bill

...allow voters to decide the issue. He said that has given the Senate some pause in moving forward with a bill.A House committee last week introduced a minimum wage bill that tracks closely with the initiative.The Legislature can pre-empt...
House committee advances bill on AGDC appointments

JUNEAU - The House Rules Committee on Tuesday advanced legislation that would allow out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.
House panel version of gas-line bill takes shape of the biggest issues of the legislative session, scheduled to end April 20. House Resources is one of three House committees to which the measure has been referred, though House Speaker Mike Chenault has said the referral to Labor and Commerce...
Panel proposes more school money, pension option

JUNEAU - A House committee's rewrite of Gov. Sean Parnell's education bill includes additional money for schools but also a plan for addressing the teachers...
Rich Lowry: Obamacare's master of false assurance

...doesn't just defy the critics' view of its lawful authority, it defies its own view of its lawful authority.The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform captured the administration's high regard for legal niceties in an interview...
Rich Lowry: Paul Ryan's white hood culture" of many young black men.Fortunately, Orlando Patterson is not the Republican chairman of a House committee, or he could never show himself in polite society again.As for Paul Ryan, he is such a callous dog-whistler...
House committee advances abortion funding bill

JUNEAU - A divided House Finance Committee advanced an abortion funding bill Thursday over concerns that it did not address expanded family planning services and chipped away at a woman's access to an abortion. The vote was 6-5. Republican Reps.
House committee moves cell phone ban bill

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska House Community and Regional Affairs Committee unanimously moved a bill Thursday that would allow municipalities to ban cellphones in school zones and on school property. Sen.


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