| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:54 AM
STORY UPDATED AT 10:40 p.m. at 9/30/13:
Alaska’s D.C. Delegation responded to the Federal Government shutdown and each member expressed frustration with the results.
“I have been through several government shutdowns during my time here in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Alaskan agencies that feed the hungry are bracing for expected cuts as Congress considers slashing the federal food stamp program by as much as $40 billion within the next ten years.
"If there continues to be additional cuts to the food assistance...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's plans to curb the gases blamed for global warming are heading to their first test, a House hearing in which administration officials make their case before skeptical lawmakers.
The energy panel meeting...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Shortly after first responders in Washington, D.C. arrived at the scene of Washington Navy Yard shootings that claimed a dozen lives Monday, Alaska lawmakers responded to the deaths online.
Authorities say suspected gunman and Fort Worth, Texas native...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Which way is Alaska's congressional delegation leaning on the decision to strike against Syria? All three of its members say they are listening to Alaskans to make sure the state's interests are represented and the nation's resources are protected....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:51 AM
A U.S. House committee has advanced legislation that would require the feds help pay for studies of oil and gas potential on federal lands.
The bill would require the Interior secretary to provide up to $50 million toward joint projects with states to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Alaska's lone U.S. House member has voted with the majority to delay key provisions of the federal health care overhaul.
U.S. Rep. Don Young, in a statement, called the health care law President Barack Obama's "ill-fated attempted at health care reform"...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:00 PM
STORY UPDATED AT 04:59 p.m. at 7/2/13:
It’s official again. Congressman Don Young filed his re-election paperwork Tuesday afternoon in Anchorage, seeking his 22nd term.
Two other candidates have also filed to run in the 2014 election, so far...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:01 PM
John Boehner, the speaker of the U.S. House, attended a Republican fundraiser in Anchorage Tuesday evening.
At a hillside home, the fundraiser's invitation included some of the state's top Republican names, such as congressman Don Young, Anchorage...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions this week with major consequences for efforts to legalize or bar same-sex marriage. One ruling opened the way for California to become the 13th state to allow gay marriage; the other struck down part of the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:17 AM
John Boehner, the speaker of the U.S. House, is in Anchorage for a fundraiser Tuesday.
The Anchorage Daily News reports the fundraiser is at the home of Deanna and Dana Pruhs, the owners of a construction business.
Former state GOP chairman Randy...