Murkowski said she wants to reject the “corrosive politicization” of Supreme Court confirmation.
Rep. Don Young defended the law against Republican critics. He said it will bring in $6,000 per resident for transportation infrastructure into Alaska, the most of any state.
This will be Alaska’s first election using its new open primary. The top four candidates, regardless of party, will advance to the general, where the winner will be chosen by ranked choice voting.
Conservation groups say the Trump administration is rushing the process to open ANWR before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
“I thought General Mattis’s words were true and honest and necessary and overdue,” Murkowski said.
Demand is so high for Paycheck Protection loans and grants that some banks are calling a time out. Both First National Bank of Alaska and Northrim Bank say they’re already inundated and have suspended accepting new PPP applications. AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union is limiting applications to members only. The bottleneck is becoming evident just as…
The story stated that Senator Murkowski and Senator Dan Sullivan received calls from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. During that call, Zinke reportedly told Sullivan that issues like the King Cove Road, drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the placement of Alaskans in leadership positions at the Interior Department could be at stake.
The state is becoming a testing ground for energy technologies that are increasingly interesting to the rest of the world.
Murkowski and Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington all but pleaded with the other senators not to stuff the bill with features that might become poison pills.