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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.

Bypass mail likely to be addressed by reform

A USPS inspector general report showed the bypass system lost more than seventy million dollars in 2010.

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.

President Obama proposes options to delay sequester

The across the board government spending cuts go into effect two weeks from Friday. This week President Barack Obama proposed a short term mix of spending cuts and tax increases to delay the sequester, but Republicans on Capitol Hill called it dead on arrival.

Begich introduces bill granting state a share of offshore drilling revenue

Begich introduces bill granting state a share of offshore drilling revenue

Senator Mark Begich is introducing a bill that would grant the state a share of revenues from offshore drilling.

Murkowski, Begich back effort to reauthorize act

Alaska’s two U.S. senators are among those hoping to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

Bill allows tribes to directly apply for federal disaster aid

Alaska did not receive any money in the Sandy relief bill that cleared the Senate Monday night.

Senators express frustration on fisheries aid

Alaska’s U.S. senators voted with the majority in supporting a $50.5 billion emergency relief package for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

Democrats may stand in Obama’s way on gun measures

All eyes are on a core group of these Democrats, including Sen. Mark Begich, who are up for re-election in 2014.