A bill to ensure hunters have access to federal land was blocked in the U.S. Senate yesterday, even though nearly half the Senate had co-sponsored it.
Senator Mark Begich is co-sponsoring a bill that would make it illegal for a company to deny employees certain health benefits.
Alleging a senator is indifferent to vets is serious anywhere. Even more so in Alaska, which has the highest number of vets per capita.
U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is calling on incumbent Mark Begich to sign a pledge to discourage outside groups from running political ads in the race.
Ninety-nine percent of veterans seeking medical appointments from the Anchorage VA are seen within 30 days.
Former Fort Richardson soldier Bowe Bergdahl was released over the weekend from nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan.
Begich said officials from the top down will be held accountable when Shenseki’s VA report comes out.
A U.S. Senate panel yesterday moved to require labeling for genetically modified salmon, if it’s approved for sale in this country.