U.S. Senate

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska (right) speaks at a luncheon of the joint Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 in Kenai, Alaska. Murkowski said there were reasons to be optimistic about Alaska’s economic future, though there’s still work to be done in Washington, D.C., such as a budget solution before the current continuing resolution expires on Feb. 8. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

Murkowski sees reason for optimism, though work remains to be done

The economy still isn’t great in Alaska, but there are reasons to be positive, according to Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). The pendulum of oil and… Continue reading


Luann McVey, right, joins about a dozen people to protest the U.S. Senate’s proposed tax reform bill in front of Juneau’s Congressional Delegation Office on Glacier Avenue on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Murkowski will vote for GOP tax bill

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, will support the Republican tax reform plan, she announced in a written statement Wednesday afternoon. “After thoroughly reviewing the good… Continue reading


Recent high school graduates from throughout Alaska are working closely with U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski through the summer internship program, which lasts until August 4 and exposes the interns to the day-to-day life in a senator’s office. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski’s office)

Young Alaskans shadow Murkowski on Capitol Hill

From the outside, Capitol Hill seems like a hectic place this summer, but a group of ten recent Alaska high school graduates are experiencing it… Continue reading


Meet and greet? Peninsula residents seek town hall forums with congressional delegation

Editor's note: This story has been changed to remove a group inaccurately named as the organizer of an Anchorage town hall meeting.  When Alaska’s congressional delegates visited… Continue reading