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The debate about oil taxes hits US Senate

The debate about oil taxes hits US Senate

While oil and gas companies are inching towards a new tax break in Juneau, they’re fighting to maintain their preferential tax treatment in Washington, D.C.

Murkowski meets with Interior nominee Jewell

Murkowski meets with Interior nominee Jewell

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she had a good meeting with President Barack Obama’s nominee for Interior secretary a week after she threatened to slow the nomination process.

Murkowski, Begich split on Hagel nomination

Murkowski, Begich split on Hagel nomination

Alaska’s U.S. senators split on the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as the country’s new defense secretary.

Interior department finalizes NPR-A plan, creates pipeline corridor

Interior department finalizes NPR-A plan, creates pipeline corridor

The development plan could be one of the last decisions for Ken Salazar; he’ll leave office as soon as the Senate confirms his successor.

Association of Village Council Presidents wants change in VAWA

The Association of Village Council Presidents would like its tribes to be able to prosecute non-tribal members in their local courts.

Murkowski looks at bill for revenue sharing from off-shore energy

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski says she’ll soon introduce a revenue sharing bill for off-shore energy production.

Murkowski calls Kulluk grounding a ‘marine incident’

Murkowski calls Kulluk grounding a ‘marine incident’

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski says in light of the Kulluk’s grounding, the government needs to look at all aspects of Shell’s Arctic drilling operations.

King Cove road might get a second chance

King Cove road might get a second chance

A group of King Cove residents are meeting with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. The goal is to convince Salazar to allow a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

Alaska’s delegation responds to the State of the Union

Alaska’s delegation responds to the State of the Union

President Barack Obama laid out his vision for the country last night that include new gun regulations … climate change legislation … and a new immigration policy.

Senate passes Violence Against Women Act

The U.S. Senate has just passed a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. However, its future in the House is unclear.