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Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's congressional delegation wants changes in federal plans to put observers on more commercial halibut fishing boats. The observer program has been around since 1990 for large catcher and catcher-processor vessels in Bering Sea and Gulf of...
Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell took a major step toward making a proposed North Slope natural gas liquefaction plant a reality Friday, announcing a $355 million package to support its construction as well as an utility and a private-sector natural gas distribution...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Department of Energy released a new report Thursday looking at how U.S. liquefied natural gas is exported, which is being hailed by Alaska's U.S. senators -- although Alaska wasn't included in it. The study's authors say they didn't include LNG...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's U.S. senators spoke up Wednesday on continuing negotiations between the White House and Republican House leaders to avert a "fiscal cliff" of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts, set to take effect Jan. 1 if the two sides don't make a deal this...
Tags: Mark Begich, U.S. Senate, Fiscal Cliff
Channel 2 NewsSenator Daniel Inouye, of Hawaii, and longtime friend of the late Sen. Ted Stevens died Monday at the age of 88 after respiratory complications, according to his office. Sen. Inouye, D-HI, was a World War II veteran and served in the Senate since 1962...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska’s D.C. Delegation, including Rep. Don Young and Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski, has voiced their concerns again over the proposal to move the F-16 squadron from Fairbanks to Anchorage with a letter to the Air Force’s top brass...
Channel 2 NewsEielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks received a reprieve Tuesday afternoon, as Sen. Mark Begich’s office announced an Air Force delay on a decision whether to move a squadron of F-16 fighter jets from the baseto Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in...
Tags: Mark Begich, Defense, Armed Forces, Leon Panetta, The Pentagon
Channel 2 NewsThe United States Senate voted 91-0 yesterday, December 13, confirming Lorna G. Schofield to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. This makes Schofield the first Filipino American to serve on the federal bench. Senator Lisa...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska Senator Mark Begich is expected to serve on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee during the upcoming Congress. The Democratic Steering Committee on Wednesday released the anticipated committee assignments for Democratic senators. The list is...
Tags: Republican Party, Mark Begich
Channel 2 NewsFormer North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta was appointed by President Obama to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission Tuesday, drawing praise from Alaska’s U.S. senators for his continued service to the Last Frontier. Itta is a member and former...
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