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  1. New Consortium Will Aid Travel, Tourism, and Related SectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Meetings Net

    A group of tourism specialists with long experience in marketing, lobbying, research, training, and more have formed a consortium called Primapact to promote and advocate for the travel and tourism industry along with related economic sectors. Primapact's goal is to help clients tackle the complex economic issues and hurdles facing tourism today, such as taxation, healthcare policy, and global competition.


  2. Murkowski calls for further investigation into Alaska VARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski called on the Department of Veterans Affairs last week to conduct an independent investigation into the Alaska VA Healthcare System. asked that the office review the Wasilla Community Based Outpatient Clinic's operational practices and also look into claims that the Alaska VA Healthcare System in Anchorage used fake appointments in 2008 to make wait times appear shorter.


  3. Senators using budgets to put heat on administration, EPARead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski congratulates Sen. Dan Sullivan on election night last November after he defeated incumbent Mark Begich. Murkowski and Sullivan spoke at the 40th annual Resource Development Council of Alaska meeting June 30 and outlined the steps they are taking to rein in the Obama administration, particularly the EPA.


  4. Incoming Anchorage first lady Mara Kimmel is among her husband's closest advisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    "We have to find a different name," mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz's wife of 15 years said half-jokingly, though she acknowledged she probably couldn't get "first dudette." Whatever her title, as Berkowitz prepares for his swearing-in as mayor on Wednesday, Kimmel can be counted in Berkowitz's circle of close advisers.


  5. Anchorage Assembly delays key issues at Mayor Sullivan's last meetingRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Appearing at his final Anchorage Assembly meeting as mayor Tuesday night, Mayor Dan Sullivan thanked Assembly members and called his tenure "the best six years of my life." "I've enjoyed every moment of it," Sullivan said, adding jokingly: "Maybe the moment I won't miss is certain Tuesday nights."


  6. The dark money man behind the DonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | OpenSecrets

    Real estate mogul Donald Trump has toyed around with running for president many times before, only to decide later on that he wouldn't do so. Earlier this week, however, "The Donald" - a man who constantly flaunts his wealth and in recent years made a habit out of questioning the validity of President Barack Obama's birth certificate - finally took the plunge and announced that he will indeed be running for president this time around.


  7. Murkowski Reintroduces FERC Hydropower Licensing ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2013 | Renewable Energy News

    Bipartisan legislation introduced today by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski continues the recent trend of proposals designed to increase domestic hydro development. The Hydropower Improvement Act of 2013 -- a reintroduced version of the Hydropower Improvement Act of 2011 which didn't come up for voting before the conclusion of this past congressional session -- would promote the development of small hydropower and conduit projects by decreasing regulatory timeframes of certain other low-impact hydropower projects.


  8. Ayotte names former Ernst campaign manager new leader of her re-election teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    As Ayotte heads toward what could be a tough re-election battle -- possibly against Gov. Maggie Hassan -- Ben Sparks is out as her campaign manager, headed to the National Republican Senatorial Committee as a consultant, replaced by Jon Kohan. Kohan comes to Ayotte's camp after heading Sen. Joni Ernst's victory in last year's hotly contested Iowa U.S. Senate race.


  9. Voter apathy also to blame as Alaska Legislature grinds to haltRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The disgruntlement over the failure of Alaska legislators to produce a budget and to complete their work within the voter-mandated 90 day-session seems widespread, judging from open blogs on the various news services around the state, talk radio, and letters to editors in the printed editions. Despite the Republican majority leaders' spin that the problem is a Democrat-led minority that won't do what it's told by the majority, and that the minority is only interested in raises for union members, most of the opprobrium seems to be falling on the majority.


  10. Ex-Sen. Landrieu joins law and lobby firmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Hill

    Former Sen. Mary Landrieu is following many of her former colleagues to K Street, and will be joining Van Ness Feldman as a senior policy advisor, the law and lobby firm said on Tuesday. The firm said the former head of the Senate's energy panel would focus on energy, environment, natural resources and transportation policy issues.


  11. Elections Morning Digest: Lisa Murkowski may be in for a tough GOP primary. Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Daily Kos

    On Tuesday, Dunleavy spoke to the Alaska Dispatch News about his plans: He didn't mention Young at all, but acknowledged that he is looking at facing Murkowski . Dunleavy conceded that Murkowski has "always treated me decently, and I think vice versa," but he criticized her record in the Senate on national security.


  12. The 5 most interesting Senate races right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | USA Today

    ... loses her party's nomination again. The bench is thin, but at least one prominent Democrat, former senator Mark Begich, recently told Roll Call that he's keeping his options open. "I'm going to always keep my options open with regard to public ...


  13. Lisa Murkowski may be in for a tough GOP primary. Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Swing State Project

    Last week, Roll Call reported that state Sen. Mike Dunleavy may be interested in challenging Sen. Lisa Murkowski or Rep. Don Young in the GOP primary. On Tuesday, Dunleavy spoke to the Alaska Dispatch News about his plans: He didn't mention Young at all, but acknowledged that he is looking at facing Murkowski .


  14. Mark Begich Keeps Busy, and Keeps His Options OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Roll Call

    Mark Begich is not in the Senate anymore, but he is keeping busy working on policy issues close to his, and his home state of Alaska's, heart. "If you were traveling with us in rural Alaska this week you might not have differentiated it from work versus me being in the Senate - everything from photos and selfies, to presentations, to talking with folks on issues that are unrelated or concerns that they have about generally the government," the Democrat told CQ Roll Call recently.


  15. Two veteran Alaska Republicans might be in for a rough primary. Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Swing State Project

    Neither Sen. Lisa Murkowski nor Rep. Don Young are any stranger to GOP primary challenges. Murkowski, a relative moderate, actually lost to tea partying businessman Joe Miller in a 2010 shocker before winning the general in a write-in.


  16. GOP has waited two years for info on IRS correspondence with Dem senatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Fox News

    Washington Republicans said this week that their requests to the IRS for correspondences between the agency and congressional Democrats remain unfulfilled after two years, raising questions about whether the Obama administration is trying to withhold information for a third-straight election cycle. "Instead of holding the IRS accountable, Democrats are trying to cover-up their involvement in the IRS targeting scandal," National Republican Senatorial Committee spokeswoman Andrea Bozek said Friday.


  17. Murkowski Facing a Primary PuzzleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Roll Call

    Joe Miller isn't the only conservative Alaskan with eyes on Sen. Lisa Murkowski - state Sen. Mike Dunleavy is also considering coming after the Republican senator from the right. GOP operatives in the state and Democratic former Sen. Mark Begich , ousted last fall, told CQ Roll Call about Dunleavy's interest.


  18. Russ Feingold is launching a Senate rematch. Hea s not the only oneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... is planning a rematch against Sen. Patrick Toomey, to whom he lost in 2010. Meanwhile, former Alaska senator Mark Begich and former North Carolina senator Kay Hagan have been cited as potential candidates next cycle after having lost their seats in ...


  19. Disgust with campaign tempers delight in Anchorage runoff resultRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    My phone has been blowing up with calls, emails, texts and Facebook messages from people who want to know how I had felt about the runoff election while it was underway and how I have felt about the results. I couldn't think.


  20. Elections Morning Digest: The United Kingdom prepares for a suspenseful election nightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Daily Kos

    National polls show a close race between Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party and the Labour Party led by Ed Miliband. But the next government will be decided in the 650 seats , and the polls also find competitive races in the ones that both major parties need to win.