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Army Corps of Engineers and Kenai agree to share cost of bluff erosion study

...Corps has been unable to sign it until recently, due to a lack of federal funding. The federal House and Senate appropriations committees gave the Corps permission to fund its share of the agreement in February 2015. Army Corps Project Coordinator...
Kenai makes small steps on bluff erosion project approve the funding will be the United States Congress. The approval will come before the House and Senate appropriations committees, where it will be considered by the House Subcommittee on Energy, Water Development, and Related Agencies...
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...
Murkowski readies for role as Energy Committee chair an Anchorage restaurant on election night only steels her resolve.Murkowski also sits on the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee and will directly control Jewell's budget."Sally Jewell is probably looking at the outcome tonight with...
Sullivan defeats Begich in Alaska Senate race

...longer-serving members. He serves with Alaska's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, on the Senate Appropriations Committee. Begich noted that no state has ever had two members from the same party on that committee at the same time...
Murkowski, Sullivan receive committee assignments

JUNEAU (AP) - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has retained her spot on the Senate Appropriations Committee, while incoming senator Dan Sullivan was assigned to several committees he had hoped to land.Senate Republicans announced committee...
Congress takes another ax to NOAA budget

...that was in line to be cut by NOAA's proposed budget (for $65 million total). On April 24, the full Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Commerce Department budget with language inserted by Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Sen...
Waving hand 1st clue of AK crash survivors

...plane and survived, were fishing companions and longtime Washington colleagues who worked together on the Senate Appropriations Committee led by the GOP lawmaker. Stevens became a mentor to him. Phillips and Jim Morhard, who survived the crash...
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...
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...


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