| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Republicans launched an unprecedented frontal assault against environmental protections and regulations this year, prompting Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) to call his chamber "the most anti-environment House in history." Here are the 10 most powerful and...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:56 PM
On Monday, the 11 Alaska State Lawmakers who travelled to Washington, D.C over the weekend returned to Juneau with a sobering message about protecting America's oil and gas drilling rights in the Arctic Ocean.
They said that China -- a nation of 1.3...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:13 PM
In Juneau, efforts are under way to save a post office on Douglas Island that's been part of the community since 1887 -- and has been targeted for closure in a wave of postal budget cuts.
The U.S. Postal Service has been drowning in a sea of red ink...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Representative Don Young Don Young reintroduced a bill that allows Alaska Natives who served in Vietnam a chance to obtain lands under ANCSA on Thursday.
Young’s legislation, H.R. 3604, would amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Arctic offshore drilling could move closer to development after new language was introduced in the House’s 2012 Department of Interior spending bill.
Alaska’s D.C. delegation is praising language that transfers air quality authority from...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The USS Anchorage will be commissioned in Anchorage next September or October, according to a joint statement Monday from Alaska’s congressional delegation.
Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski, as well as Rep. Don Young, all wrote Navy Secretary...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:54 PM
For months now, Alaska’s congressional delegation has been working to stop the Air Force from moving a squadron of F-16 fighter jets from Fairbanks to Anchorage.
Now Alaska lawmakers have added a delay tactic to their efforts.
This week a Senate...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Rep. Don Young voted Monday morning before he and his main challenger, state Rep. Sharon Cissna, had their final debate at an Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Young, who's running for his 21st term in Congress since he was first elected in 1973,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Alaskan voters will help choose America’s next president Tuesday, in an election with almost every state lawmaker’s seat on the ballot and the future leadership of the state Senate an open question.
Tuesday’s ballot is headed by the...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Anchorage School District students made their presidential choices Tuesday as part of a civics exercise, voting on an unofficial abbreviated version of the Alaska ballot while their parents also went to the polls.
ASD spokesperson Heidi Embley says 14,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Update: According to unofficial election results from the Division of Elections, longtime Alaska Congressman Don Young will return to the D.C. for his 21st term – marking over 40 years in office.
It was essentially no contest with Republican Don...