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Begich discusses economic future

...He said his appointment to the appropriations committee is a "powerful opportunity" for Alaska because with Sen. Lisa Murkowski also on the committee, the two can team up on issues that could benefit the state.Military expenditures for construction...
Republican Party should return to roots

...If one candidate's ballots receive a hand count then the other is hand counted as well. This did not happen! Lisa Murkowski was allowed to keep the ballots that were not in compliance with the election law, i.e. those being the ones that...
What others say: Avoiding an in-state fight over F-35s is essential

...the Air Force should base two Pacific Rim squadrons of the new F-35 fighters need not wonder any longer.Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Eielson Air Force Base is the best home for them. Her comment came Wednesday at a Senate Appropriations Committee...
More than 100 turn out for annual Choose Respect walk

...and we can change Alaska forever." Also in attendance was Michelle Blackwell, special assistant to U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, and Alaska State Troopers Col. James Cockwell and Capt. Andy Greenstreet. Greenstreet said anytime people can...
Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

...unique values of existing refuge lands or the anticipated effects a road on the refuge, she said.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has portrayed the issues as a birds-versus-people fight and has vowed to take all steps necessary...
VA partners with Anchorage clinic

...who wanted to enroll in VA health care neared 900, Hudson said. The offices of both of Sen. Mark Begich and Sen. Lisa Murkowski fielded complaints daily from veterans waiting to see doctors, representatives of the senators said.Begich said...
Borough explores North Road Extension options

...exist anymore, and that's always a possibility," Ostrander said.The borough has been working with U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office to make sure the money isn't swept out while administration is exploring options, he said.Kaylee Osowski...
Keep the conversation going

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said it well when, at the conclusion of a panel discussion on Cook Inlet fishery issues, she applauded the panelists...
Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...a small Alaska village is emblematic of a bigger problem between the state and federal government, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski told state lawmakers Wednesday.In December, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell rejected a proposed land swap to build...
What others say: Military spending important to Alaska

...bill would restore full military retirement benefits to working-age medically retired veterans, according to Sen. Lisa Murkowski. This is a result of the last federal-government shutdown, which included a 1-percent reduction in the cost...


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