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Juneau Assembly, legislative delegation discuss budget issues

Juneau Assembly, legislative delegation discuss budget issuesThe Juneau Assembly met with the city’s legislative delegation, as well as its state and federal lobbyists over breakfast Wednesday.

Obama issues executive order on Arctic coordination

Obama issues executive order on Arctic coordinationPresident Barack Obama yesterday issued an executive order aimed at coordinating federal action on the Arctic.

Keystone XL: Bad for Alaska crude?

Keystone XL: Bad for Alaska crude?The fight over the Keystone XL Pipeline is likely to heat up in Congress this week.

Environmental groups support EPA’s proposal on chemical dispersant use

Environmental groups support EPA’s proposal on chemical dispersant useAn environmental group based in Homer was part of the first push to change the existing dispersant rules.

Board reverses suspensions of former-Sen. Stevens prosecutors

Board reverses suspensions of former-Sen. Stevens prosecutorsA review board has reversed the suspensions of two federal attorneys accused of withholding evidence in the prosecution of the late Sen. Ted Stevens.

About 16,000 Alaskans sign up on healthcare.gov

About 16,000 Alaskans sign up on healthcare.govThe federal government says about 16,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov.

In underground rooms, Sullivan’s senate office takes shape

In underground rooms, Sullivan’s senate office takes shapeU.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, like other Republicans in Congress, is on a two-day retreat in Hershey Penn.

‘Hire More Heroes Act’ passes U.S. House unanimously

‘Hire More Heroes Act’ passes U.S. House unanimouslyDespite the fierce fights waged in Congress over the Affordable Care Act, a bill to loosen the employer mandate sailed through the U.S. House last week.

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increase

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increaseThe U.S. Forest Service is proposing a fee increase at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center starting with the 2016 tourist season.

Don Young, credited with effectiveness, says personality is part of his M.O.

Don Young, credited with effectiveness, says personality is part of his M.O.Alaska Congressman Don Young has been sworn in for his 22nd term.