| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:10 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — National Republican leaders made waves recently with a dim view of the party's future if it fails to expand its core support beyond white males and social conservatives. But weeks after GOP Chairman Reince Priebus unveiled the "Growth...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:41 AM
ConocoPhillips Alaska says it will delay its 2014 plans for exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast.
In a press release, the company announced that it will put its Chukchi Sea drilling plans on hold "because of...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:23 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — A bill introduced in Congress on Friday would fix the conflict between the federal government's marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.
California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said his bill,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Rep. Don Young apologized Friday for his use of a derogatory term to describe migrant laborers in an interview with a Southeast Alaska radio station earlier this week.
"I apologize for the insensitive term I used during an interview in Ketchikan,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers put the finishing touches on an immigration deal, veteran Rep. Don Young decided this would be a good time to come out with an immigration plan of his own. His involves calling Latino immigrants "wetbacks."
For Young, now in...
| 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...
| 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...