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Congressional delegation split on taking meetings with Fuglvog

Congressional delegation split on taking meetings with FuglvogFuglvog is back — as a lobbyist. But Alaska’s senators aren’t giving him access.

Senate begins immigration debate, Alaska’s senators in the middle

Senate begins immigration debate, Alaska’s senators in the middleMajority Leader Harry Reid said he wants the Senate to pass its bill by the Fourth of July recess. He promised an open amendment process, complete with votes on all sorts of tweaks to the bill.

Secretary Jewell opposes ANWR drilling

Secretary Jewell opposes ANWR drillingJewell reiterated that drilling in ANWR is not part of the administration's agenda.

Murkowski won’t see Fuglvog in her office

Murkowski won’t see Fuglvog in her officeArne Fuglvog of Petersburg has turned lobbyist and launched the Washington State-based Coastal Resource Strategies just weeks after being released from federal prison last fall.

Student Loan Rate Hike Pending, Congress Bickers Over Politics

Student Loan Rate Hike Pending, Congress Bickers Over PoliticsPoliticians have been sounding alarms that student loan rates will soon double. And you could be forgiven if you’re worried your rates will jump.

Potential challengers eye Begich’s senate seat

Potential challengers eye Begich’s senate seatThe next U.S. Senate race in Alaska is still 18 months away. A number of Republicans have jumped in the race, or are publicly mulling taking on Senator Mark Begich in November 2014.

Executives push feds for export approval

The Senate Energy Committee is holding a series of so-called “forums on natural gas.” To the uninitiated, they sure look like typical Congressional hearings. For insiders, they look like Congressional hearings without the usual five minute speaking limits.

Arctic council adds six observer seats

Arctic council adds six observer seatsThe Arctic Council – the association of the world’s polar countries – has agreed to grant observer status to six non-Arctic nations.

Bill Could Ease Way To Arctic Port

Bill Could Ease Way To Arctic PortThe U.S. Senate is expected to a pass a sweeping bill authorizing dozens of water projects today.

Federal government targets 50 legacy wells for clean-up

Federal government targets 50 legacy wells for clean-upOn Wednesday, the Bureau of Land Management released a draft plan identifying 50 of these so-called “legacy wells” for clean up.