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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: Mark Begich, Republican Party
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's U.S. senators say they oppose an executive order that would give members of Congress a pay raise. Senator Mark Begich said on his Facebook page that the American people don't get an automatic pay raise, and neither should members of Congress....
Tags: Mark Begich, Barack Obama, U.S. Congress
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, Fiscal Cliff, U.S. Senate
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 NewsThe Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act Tuesday with a number of amendments affecting Alaska, including a one-year delay in the planned transfer of an F-16 fighter squadron from Eielson Air Force in Fairbanks to Anchorage. Sen. Lisa...
SEATTLE -- Now that the mole who helped bring down the leadership of the Alaska Peacemaker Militia has talked publicly, the big question on some minds in Alaska is: Why was federal FBI informant William Fulton involved in political campaigns? The...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Senate has passed a defense funding bill one day after the House did so, sending several provisions that affect Alaska’s military forces to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich’s...
Tags: Defense, Craigslist, Inc., Mark Begich, Don Young, Barack Obama
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 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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