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Murkowski adds federal land disposal measure to budget

Murkowski adds federal land disposal measure to budgetEnvironmentalists are saying a budget amendment authored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski could lead to a plundering of treasured federal landscapes.

Lower 48 senators see Arctic irony in Alaskan views

The hearing provided an overview of Arctic issues: The prospect of new trade routes and drilling as the sea ice retreats, the need for infrastructure, the threat of erosion.

Alaska senators split on Homeland Security funding

Lisa Murkowski sided with Republican leaders to pass the bill. Sen. Dan Sullivan was among a minority of senators who voted against it, because it did not include language defunding the president’s deferred action on deportations.

Murkowski: Obama aims to “starve off” Alaska pipeline

Murkowski: Obama aims to “starve off” Alaska pipelineMurkowski says she’s not normally an alarmist, but she thinks President Obama’s actions show he’s trying to starve the Trans-Alaska Pipeline of new oil.

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriously

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriouslyWhile Sen. Lisa Murkowski barely mentioned climate change in her annual speech to the Alaska Legislature, a small crowd rallied outside to bring attention to the issue.

Sen. Murkowski says protecting lands is top priority

Sen. Murkowski says protecting lands is top priorityThere’s little Alaska’s legislative or executive branches can do to influence President Barack Obama’s approach to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Murkowski turns Sec. John Kerry’s gaze north

Murkowski turns Sec. John Kerry’s gaze northMurkowski says she had about 40 minutes to draw his attention to the Arctic as a place where people live and need to make a living.

Alaska delegation seeks new limits on natl. monuments

Alaska delegation seeks new limits on natl. monumentsSenators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are co-sponsoring a bill that would require lawmakers to sign off before a president can set up a national monument.

U.S. Senators try again to kill vessel discharge regs

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski this week introduced a bill to permanently block the regulation for commercial vessels under 79 feet.

Another Congress, another bill to rename it Mount Denali

Another Congress, another bill to rename it Mount DenaliSen. Lisa Murkowski has filed a bill to forever change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali.
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