| 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 1, 2012
| 8:29 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican effort to legislatively reverse President Barack Obama’s contraception insurance coverage policy hung on a handful of Senate centrists Thursday after some voiced concern it would grant employers too much say in...
| Mar 3, 2012
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Former U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller is challenging the use of reporter privilege by blogger Andrew Halcro, saying the former state representative isn't a journalist and shouldn't be able to withhold his sources of information....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Romney says he's on track to get a nominating majority before convention; rivals undeterred.
WASHINGTON (AP)— His delegate lead growing, Mitt Romney gently nudged his Republican opponents toward the sidelines on Wednesday and said he was on track...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:32 AM
Alaska Senator Mark Begich is expected to serve on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee during the upcoming Congress.
The Democratic Steering Committee on Wednesday released the anticipated committee assignments for Democratic senators. The list is...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Senator Daniel Inouye, of Hawaii, and longtime friend of the late Sen. Ted Stevens died Monday at the age of 88 after respiratory complications, according to his office.
Sen. Inouye, D-HI, was a World War II veteran and served in the Senate since 1962...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Alaska’s D.C. Delegation, including Rep. Don Young and Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski, has voiced their concerns again over the proposal to move the F-16 squadron from Fairbanks to Anchorage with a letter to the Air Force’s top brass...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:52 PM
The Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act Tuesday with a number of amendments affecting Alaska, including a one-year delay in the planned transfer of an F-16 fighter squadron from Eielson Air Force in Fairbanks to Anchorage.