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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...stepped in as an intervenor-defendant in the most recent lawsuit, as did the Alaska Forest Association.Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has long advocated for the Tongass to be exempt and in March introduced legislation that would exempt...
New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

...national attention in 2010, during the hand-count of ballots in the U.S. Senate race between Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski and tea party favorite Joe Miller. Murkowski mounted a write-in campaign to keep her job after losing the GOP primary...
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...was referred to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on July 9.Neither Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski nor Sen. Dan Sullivan are co-sponsors for either Senate bill.In the meantime, some solutions could be engineered...
Boys and Girls Club served 8,800 lunches in the month of June.

...the community," she said. The Summer Meals Act of 2015 introduced by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Representatives Don Young (R-AK) and Rick Larsen (D-WA), will strengthen, protect, and expand...
Murkowski raises nearly $1.1 million in latest quarter

JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski brought in nearly $1.1 million toward her re-election bid in the latest quarter.A summary of her disclosure report, released...
Senators using budget to put heat on administration, EPA's safe to say most people in Alaska are supportive of responsible resource development," Sullivan said.Sen. Lisa Murkowski, along with Sullivan, noted how their positions on Senate committees, combined with Rep. Don Young's seniority...
Review: Workload, staffing had impact at Wasilla VA clinic

...because there was no documentation that patient had requested to be seen at the clinic.The review, requested by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, was released Tuesday. It cited staff morale as an area of concern that, if not addressed, could affect access...
New title for census area named for confederate officer

...Virginia, who had been assigned to Nome as a judge in 1913, according to census information cited by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, in a recent letter to Walker urging a name change.Walker's letter was accompanied by Murkowski's...
Summer meals available for youth

...Alaska Food Coalition and state officials are working to make access to the reimbursements even easier. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, helped introduce The Summer Meals Act of 2015 to the United States Congress in February. The bill...
More students in need of free or reduced meals

...nutritious meals perform better because they are not distracted by hunger, she said.The Alaska Food Coalition, Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office and the Food Research and Action Center are working to make free and reduced meals more accessible, Martin...


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