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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...
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...
Stevens and Murkowski make do with makeshift Senate offices

...others because they had alternative quarters, albeit cramped ones. Stevens, as the ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has a two-room office on the first floor of the Capitol Building. Murkowski, a relatively senior senator...
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...
Earmark ban is not the answer

...toward that end. But a ban on earmarks is not the answer. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, is the ranking member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and also serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee.
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...


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