Home » Posts tagged with » Lisa Murkowski (Page 3)

Pebble opponents, proponents react to EPA decision

Pebble opponents, proponents react to EPA decisionThe developers of Pebble Mine are not pleased with what they say is a gross overreach of federal authority.

Pebble Mine opponents urge EPA to kill project

Pebble Mine opponents urge EPA to kill projectAbout 30 opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine met in Washington Tuesday with White House and high-ranking EPA staff.

Political solution sought for China geoduck ban

Political solution sought for China geoduck banThe ban has been in place since mid-December, when Chinese officials claimed they found high toxin and arsenic levels in geoducks from Washington State and from dive areas around Ketchikan.

‘Arctic Ambassador’ position draws mixed reaction from Alaska delegation

‘Arctic Ambassador’ position draws mixed reaction from Alaska delegationIt’s been referred to as an “Arctic Ambassador” in some reports, but it’s not exactly that, and the reaction of Alaska’s two U.S. senators has been mixed.

Murkowski continues to push for King Cove road

Murkowski continues to push for King Cove roadSen. Lisa Murkowski has promised to continue fighting for a road connecting King Cove to Cold Bay.

Update: Sen. Murkowski addresses Legislature on federal issues

Update: Sen. Murkowski addresses Legislature on federal issuesPreparing for her 12th annual speech to the Alaska Legislature reminded her of the movie Groundhog Day.

John Kerry creating Arctic ambassador position

John Kerry creating Arctic ambassador positionU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is creating a new Arctic ambassador position.

U.S. Senate Considers Law Enforcement Gaps in Native Alaska

U.S. Senate Considers Law Enforcement Gaps in Native AlaskaThe Senate Indian Affairs Committee reviewed a controversial report on Native American law-and-order that portrays the high rates of violence in rural Alaska, particularly against Native women and children, as a national disgrace.

Congress moves ahead on bill to restore Veteran’s benefits

The U.S. House voted Tuesday to restore a cut to the cost-of-living-allowance for retirees, and the Senate Monday voted to move forward with a bill to do the same.

Murkowski pushes to lift crude oil exports ban

Murkowski pushes to lift crude oil exports banA campaign by Senator Lisa Murkowski to lift the decades-old ban on crude oil exports got its first hearing in Washington today.