| Aug 5, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is on a two-day energy tour in Alaska with Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota).
On Sunday, they landed in Anchorage after touring various oil and natural gas activities on the North Slope. Among the places they visited...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:40 PM
U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar held a press conference in Anchorage today (Monday)-- and immediately stirred up controversy on the always-touchy subject of federal dominion when it comes to drilling in the state.
Salazar said he would like to...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:35 PM
More than 1,500 people attended the late state Sen. Al Adams' memorial service at ChangePoint Church in Anchorage on Wednesday.
In addition to family and friends, many state dignitaries also attended. Adams died Monday following a long battle with...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Sen. Lisa Murkowski held a roundtable health care reform event Wednesday at the University of Alaska Anchorage to discuss the Affordable Care Act.
The event consisted of three panelists and a roomful of people who came together to discuss how the...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Alaska's congressional delegation says restrictions on land proposed for the 36,000-square mile National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska could create problems for Arctic offshore drilling.
Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young say the...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:22 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — She doesn't wear a cowboy hat favored by traditional picks for interior secretary. Sally Jewell prefers fleece and Gore-Tex jackets and wears a safety helmet when she needs it for scaling cliffs, skiing or kayaking.
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:35 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich ended 2012 with nearly $1 million on hand.
A fundraising disclosure, provided by his campaign, shows the Alaska Democrat raised about $334,000 during the last quarter of the year, and ended the reporting period with about $950,...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Alaska's U.S. senators say they oppose an executive order that would give members of Congress a pay raise.
Senator Mark Begich said on his Facebook page that the American people don't get an automatic pay raise, and neither should members of Congress....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The U.S. House passed a conference version Thursday of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2013, containing a number of amendments affecting Alaska’s military forces made by the state’s congressional delegation.
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The U.S. Senate has passed a defense funding bill one day after the House did so, sending several provisions that affect Alaska’s military forces to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law.
Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich’s...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Alaska’s congressional delegation was united in its opposition Friday to a draft report from the federal Food and Drug Administration saying that the nation’s health and environment wouldn’t be significantly harmed by genetically...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Alaska's congressional delegation wants changes in federal plans to put observers on more commercial halibut fishing boats.
The observer program has been around since 1990 for large catcher and catcher-processor vessels in Bering Sea and Gulf of...