| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:45 PM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich held a press conference in Anchorage Tuesday to talk about the federal budget. At the conference he unveiled a new link on his website that allows the public to contact him with their ideas for budget cuts and how to reduce the...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:40 AM
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell said on Thursday his state will not apply for federal grants to establish medical insurance exchanges under the newly enacted U.S. healthcare law because a Florida judge has ruled the legislation unconstitutional.
| Feb 11, 2011
| 4:36 PM
May 8, 2007: Sen. Ted Stevens responds to a federal indictment of Bill Allen, head of oilfield services company VECO Corp., for allegedly bribing his son, then-state Senate President Ben Stevens, in 2002.
July 18, 2007: Stevens files a report on his...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 6:11 PM
Three independent oil and gas exploration companies told the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Monday that tax credits for exploration in Cook Inlet are working. The Legislature passed two bills last year that offer incentives for drilling and natural gas...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Gov. Sean Parnell says it's too early in the legislative session to make judgments on whether certain priorities of his administration will make meaningful progress in the next few months.
Among those priorities: his desire to suspend the 8-cent per...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 12:02 PM
Alaska's U.S. senators pushed for the federal government to pave the way for drilling in the Arctic, at a Wednesday hearing held by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Commission's final report.
| Jan 25, 2011
| 1:30 PM
While Democratic and Republican members of Congress chose to sit together during President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Alaskans still had divided opinions on its message.
At a Democratic viewing party for the address in...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 12:48 AM
In the wake of the deadly shootings in Tucson, Ariz. earlier this month, Alaskans looked to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for guidance Sunday. Politicians and local leaders say it's important to know there are non-violent means of protest. ...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 6:43 PM
Alaskans are condemning Saturday's shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and at least 17 others at a Tucson, Ariz. grocery store. A federal judge and five others have died, while Giffords is in critical condition after being shot in the head....
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Alaska’s congressional delegation doesn’t want “Frankenfish” – their word for genetically-modified salmon – on the U.S. market.
U.S. Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski and Congressman Don Young joined a handful of...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:32 PM
Several state lawmakers are heading to Anchorage this weekend to meet with constituents and continue a debate over whether the state should reduce taxes on the oil industry.
The Anchorage Caucus will meet at the Loussac Library at 10:00 am Saturday to...