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What others say: Avoiding an in-state fight over F-35s is essential

...Lisa Murkowski said Eielson Air Force Base is the best home for them. Her comment came Wednesday at a Senate Appropriations Committee subcommittee hearing and is notable because Air Force officials in February placed two Alaska bases -Eielson...
Sen. Daniel Inouye dies at age 88

...poised to take over the Senate Appropriations Committee."He was the kind of...power as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and chairman of the defense...chairman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee.Inouye also chaired...
D.C. delegation visits central peninsula

...depends largely on the recommendations of high-ranking congressional staffers. Nine people who work for the Senate Appropriations Committee chaired by Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens came to Kenai and Soldotna Thursday on a whirlwind tour of projects...
D.C. deal reached on cruise ship waste

...Murkowski, who brokered the deal, and state officials must persuade Sen. Ted Stevens, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, to attach the provision to a must-pass spending bill. The move is necessary because House and Senate...
Senate committee votes to block new overtime rules by president

...their election-year bout with President Bush over the issue. The 16-13 vote by the Republican-run Senate Appropriations Committee came less than a week after the GOP-led House embarrassed Bush by approving a similar measure. Despite...
House cuts Denali Commission budget

...told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, who recently lost chairmanship of the Senate Appropriations Committee, remains on the committee and supports the higher level of funding. Congress is entering its annual appropriations...
Stevens to undergo hernia repair

...for four days. ''I told them I could give them two and a half,'' the 76-year-old chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee said. Stevens is in the middle of trying to move several major spending bills through the Senate before...
Senators to fight new formula their funding needs each year. Any special requests won't be going anywhere, however, now that Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, has stated he will not accept earmark requests for the next two years...
Alaska Rep. Don Young unhappy with how bill was handled

...specifically for Alaska highway projects, thanks to the earmarks of Sen. Ted Stevens, the top Republican on the Senate Appropriations Committee. Even though Alaska gets more, Young spokesman Steve Hansen said the congressman is unhappy with the process...
Pacific Northwest fish restoration debate reaches Alaska

...of protecting the fish runs,'' the Alaska Republican told the Anchorage Daily News. Stevens chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, which would have to agree to spend the money to breach the four dams if the Clinton administration chooses...


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