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Congress gives fishermen 3-year reprieve from EPA regs

Congress gives fishermen 3-year reprieve from EPA regsIf the moratorium hadn’t passed, Alaska’s fishing fleet would have had to comply with new regulations the industry claims are unworkable.

Congress Will Get A $1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill This Week

Faced with a Thursday deadline to finance the U.S. government, leaders in Congress have worked out a bill that would fund the government until October 2015.

Sealaska lands legislation could move with defense bill

Sealaska lands legislation could move with defense billThe long-awaited Sealaska bill is one piece of a Public Lands package that’s been added to a must-pass defense bill.

Sealaska selections in Tongass added to defense bill

Sealaska selections in Tongass added to defense billA long-awaited land selection agreement for Sealaska Corporation is among a package of public land bills that are now slated to move quickly through Congress

Obama To Ask For $263 Million For Police Body Cameras, Training

Obama To Ask For $263 Million For Police Body Cameras, TrainingPresident Obama has been meeting with civil rights leaders and other officials to discuss mistrust of police in communities of color. Obama is announcing a task force on "21st century policing."

Forrest Dunbar interview

Forrest Dunbar interviewForrest Dunbar stopped by KTOO recently to talk about his campaign, policy and why he thinks he should replace Don Young.

Profile: Rep. Don Young doesn’t hold back

Profile: Rep. Don Young doesn’t hold back

At 81, Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young still thunders his opposition to the federal government when he gets worked up about it. A speech last … more

Senate Approves Measure To Arm And Train Syrian Rebels

Senate Approves Measure To Arm And Train Syrian RebelsThe Senate joined the House on Thursday in rare bipartisanship by approving a measure to train and equip members of the Syrian opposition.

Boehner: House GOP ‘Ready To Work With The President’

Boehner: House GOP ‘Ready To Work With The President’Boehner says "we ought to give the president what he's asking for."

Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State Fight

Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State FightThe bottom line is that it is unlikely that President Obama will ask Congress for authorization to conduct military strikes against the Islamic State.
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