A whole host of Republicans called on Young to apologize, including Senator John McCain and Speaker of the House John Boehner.
One of the new, more controversial provisions – granting tribal courts jurisdiction over non natives for domestic violence crimes committed in Indian Country – has reopened a long-simmering debate about tribal power in Alaska.
Senator Murkowski has threatened to filibuster the nomination over the Interior Department’s decision to prevent construction of a road from King Cove to Cold Bay.
The Interior Department will send its next secretary and undersecretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn to King Cove.
Under Senator Murkowski’s plan, coastal states would receive 27.5 percent of revenue generated from offshore energy.
The Pentagon says it will spend $1 billion to add 14 interceptors to an Alaska-based missile defense system.
President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Interior Department, REI chief executive Sally Jewell had her time before the Senate Energy committee today.
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.
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.
Alaska's U.S. senators split on the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as the country's new defense secretary.