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Kenai library nominated for national award

...Kenai Community Library one of six institutions in the state nominated for a national service award. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski included Kenai on a short list for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, an award that recognizes places...
Alaska senators take another crack at J-1 visa program

...but an item in pending U.S. Senate legislation could make it easier to fill vacant positions next summer.Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich supported language in the 2015 State and Foreign Operations spending bill that would enable Alaska's...
What others say: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...corruption trial that made national headlines.Two years later, the 49th state got heavy press again when Sen. Lisa Murkowski was toppled by challenger Joe Miller in an unexpected primary result, only to mount a successful and widely publicized...
Tea Party Express may not endorse in Alaska race

...the group's choice in the 2010 GOP primary because it saw a clear contrast between him and the incumbent, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, he said.The group saw Murkowski as part of the problem in Washington and endorsed Miller, who upset her in the...
Begich, Young split over Hobby Lobby decision

...for religious freedom.A spokesman for the third member of Alaska's congressional delegation, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, said she was in rural Alaska and unavailable for comment.
New Anchorage VA patients face average 29-day wait

...was not included on a list of centers flagged for further review.Alaska's senior U.S. senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, called the findings with regard to the Alaska facility encouraging. But she said it was important to note "these...
Senate hopeful asks foe to help end attack ads

...opponents, including Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and Joe Miller, the 2010 GOP Senate nominee in a race that Republican Lisa Murkowski won with a write-in campaign.Sullivan told reporters that he and Begich so far have been singled out for attacks...
Tribal leaders welcome Holder's voting access plan as an Indian leader, as a community leader, so yes, it is important. Everybody has a right to vote."Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, also applauded the plan."Through better communication, obstacles to casting a ballot can be identified...
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski visits Peninsula for President's Day

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski was on the Peninsula for the President's Day holiday to visit with constituents about issues effecting Alaska and to thank her...
Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

...requests, and the threat of a pre-emptive veto of the project before it enters the permitting phase.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young, both Alaska Republicans, urged the office to investigate after complaints were raised.The...


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