Tag: White House

Ban proposed on toxic chemical used in cleaning agents

Federal authorities have proposed a ban on trichloroethylene (TCE), a highly toxic chemical used in cleaning agents, furniture care products, degreasers, break cleaners, and...

Helen Laird selected as a Presidential Scholar

Helen Laird, a Cordova homeschooled student enrolled through Interior Distance Learning Alaska, is one of two Alaska students named as 2019 Presidential Scholars.

Some harvesters will pay more for federal fisheries management

Fishermen in Alaska who own catch shares of halibut, sablefish and Bering Sea crab will pay more to the federal government to cover 2018...

Gas line is on track to begin construction by 2020

Alaska is finally in the driver’s seat, with the gas line on track to begin construction by 2020. We have momentum now like never...

Coast Guard Authorization Act heads to White House

The Coast Guard Reauthorization Act, which passed the U.S. Senate earlier this month, was approved by unanimous consent in the U.S. House of Representatives...

Murkowski honors legacy of John McCain

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, paid tribute to the late Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, on Sept. 5, calling him a beloved colleague, a patriot and...

New Chinese tariff will hit Alaska seafood exporters

A trade war heating up between the Trump administration and China is expected to prove costly for exporters of Alaska’s wild salmon and groundfish,...

Fish Factor: Proposed budget would slash millions from NOAA Fisheries

The Trump Administration’s $4.4 trillion federal budget for next year takes some mean whacks to programs that affect fisheries.Off the top, the spending plan unveiled on...

Senate on track to pass $700 billion defense policy bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate is on track to pass a defense policy bill that pumps $700 billion into the Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile...

Letter to the Editor: Hire Russians to investigate

The American government needs to subcontract out to the KGB or the GRU Russian Intelligence Agency to do the investigation on the connection of...
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