United States Senate

Council rejects executive session

In an almost unheard of action on Monday night, the Homer City Council voted not to go into executive session. Routinely, the council votes to… Continue reading

 

Murkowski, Sullivan receive committee assignments

JUNEAU (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has retained her spot on the Senate Appropriations Committee, while incoming senator Dan Sullivan was assigned to several… Continue reading

 

Begich concedes race to Sullivan

JUNEAU — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich conceded the Alaska Senate race to Republican Dan Sullivan on Monday, nearly two weeks after the hard-fought election.… Continue reading

 

Research Reserve funding restored in Senate committee Budget hearing is today

The Senate Finance Subcommittee on Fish and Game on Wednesday restored $175,000 in operating funds for the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. The budget now goes… Continue reading

HSC: 40 years young and grateful

Homer Senior Citizen’s Inc. wants to thank Coal Point, Gear Shed, The Bagel Shop, The Best Western, Upstairs Boutique, Sen. Mark Begich and Sen. Lisa… Continue reading

Murkowski signs onto bill to avoid shutdowns

JUNEAU (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has signed onto legislation aimed at avoiding a repeat of the recent federal government shutdown. Under the measure,… Continue reading

Alaska’s congressional delegation on Syria:

Sen Lisa Murkowski: “Sen. Murkowski is extremely concerned about the attacks that killed over 1,400 Syrians and the United States sending a signal to other… Continue reading

Murkowski staff to visit

Staff from the office of Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, will visit Homer and Ninilchik on Friday to expand constituent outreach and response across. During mobile… Continue reading

Young votes with majority on student loan bill

JUNEAU — U.S. Rep. Don Young has voted with the majority in passing legislation to reduce borrowing costs for millions of college students. The measure,… Continue reading

Murkowski unveils energy plan

ANCHORAGE -- A national energy plan should seek to lower harmful greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate warming, but not at the expense of people… Continue reading

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