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EPA fishing vessel discharge exemption still in limbo an imperative for Alaska's fishing communities," said Murkowski in a formal statement. During a February Senate subcommittee hearing, representatives from United Fishermen of Alaska, the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association said...
Proposed state budget includes addition $100 million for schools

...of health care professionals or provides incentive payments if they serve in high-need areas of the state. A Senate subcommittee had cut $1.2 million from the program, known as SHARP, but the committee previously added back $615,500...
Democrats offer education legislation

...appropriations for K-12 education have gone up since fiscal year 2011, according to information recently provided a Senate subcommittee by the Legislative Finance Division. The figure includes such things as foundation funding, student transportation...
Grounding prompts federal assessment of Arctic drilling evidence of misconduct, inattention or negligence.U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and the Coast Guard, also announced he would conduct a hearing on the grounding...
Begich holds fisheries meeting

...nearly a decade. The senator, who chairs the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere and Fisheries and is spearheading...concerns were similar to the reasons he joined the senate subcommittee he currently chairs. "Alaska has the best representation...
State wants U.S. to assert Arctic control

A U.S. Senate subcommittee on oceans will take a fresh look at the Law of the Sea Treaty early next year, said Sen. Mark Begich, chairman of the Commerce...
Begich digesting energy bill, effects on Alaska

...said he and Republican counterpart Sen. Lisa Murkowski have been invited to participate in the session in the Senate Subcommittee on Contract Oversight, lead by Sen. Claire McCaskill. Alaska Native corporations have been successful garnering...
Dangerous mail trail holds significant past

...what would become Kenai National Moose Range and later re-named, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. In 1903 a Senate subcommittee visited Alaska and commented on the lack of a comprehensive transportation system. As a result of this visit the...


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