There’s breaking budget news from several places this morning.
His spokesperson says the amount Senator Begich returns will be calculated from the money saved from those furloughs.
Under Senator Murkowski’s plan, coastal states would receive 27.5 percent of revenue generated from offshore energy.
While state-controlled media in Syria are claiming that opposition forces are responsible for what may have been a chemical weapon attack Tuesday in the city of Aleppo, rebel spokesman Qassim Saadeddine is telling Reuters that the opposition was “not behind this attack.”
President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Interior Department, REI chief executive Sally Jewell had her time before the Senate Energy committee today.
With President Obama naming Ernest Moniz to be the nation’s next energy secretary, he continued a relatively recent trend of putting scientists atop a part of the federal bureaucracy once overseen by political types.
With President Obama’s signing of the order to commence the sequester spending cuts of $85 billion from this fiscal year’s federal budget, what was once unthinkable is now hard reality.
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.
The Alaska House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would make it a felony for federal agents to enforce new gun control measures within the state.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has warned that the automatic spending cuts due to hit the Pentagon and other branches of government next week will damage U.S. national security.