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Mayor Benevile: Nome port would benefit Alaska
Mayor Benevile: Nome port would benefit Alaska
November 15, 2019

Letter to the Editor By Nome Mayor Richard Beneville: Sen. Dan Sullivan is a key supporter of infrastructure in the Arctic, and specifically developing an Arctic deep draft port in Nome. The senator has ensured the project received fair and thorough evaluation. Sen. Sullivan’s support has been vital in advancing the project through the bureaucracy…

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U.S. Attorney General announces additional $42 million for rural Alaska public safety
U.S. Attorney General announces additional $42 million for rural Alaska public safety
October 17, 2019

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS: FAIRBANKS — The U.S. Department of Justice will give $42 million to Alaska Native tribes and to support tribal victim services and village law enforcement, Attorney General William P. Barr said Thursday.

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A day in the life of a United States Senator: Dan Sullivan
A day in the life of a United States Senator: Dan Sullivan
August 18, 2019

From his morning run, to committee hearings, to VIP meetings, Anchorage Daily News followed Sen. Sullivan on a “typical” day in D.C. WASHINGTON — Sen. Dan Sullivan stretched outside his home at 7:15 a.m. before a run and explained a policy, one that few states can pull off, he said. He and his staff aren’t…

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Sen. Sullivan urges Alaska attorneys to combat domestic violence with pro bono work
Sen. Sullivan urges Alaska attorneys to combat domestic violence with pro bono work
August 6, 2019

KTVA Channel 11: Sen. Dan Sullivan told a room full of Alaska lawyers Tuesday he envisions an army of attorneys to help fight domestic violence in the U.S. Sullivan spoke at the Captain Cook Hotel as part of the POWER Act, a bill he sponsored, signed into law by President Donald Trump last year. The act requires yearly…

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Alaska Native veterans see rights, respect given decades after service in Vietnam War
Alaska Native veterans see rights, respect given decades after service in Vietnam War
April 26, 2019

On Friday, it came full circle. Nelson Angapak, a U.S. veteran who served during the Vietnam War era, finally received recognition he sought for his service decades ago. The Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act will enable some veterans who served from 1964-1971 to apply for land parcels of 160 acres. Many service members were…

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Empire Exclusive: Sen. Sullivan talks Roadless Rule, Medicare, Green New Deal
Empire Exclusive: Sen. Sullivan talks Roadless Rule, Medicare, Green New Deal
February 21, 2019

JUNEAU EMPIRE: Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, was in Juneau last month to deliver his annual update to the Alaska Legislature at the Capitol. While in town, Sullivan met with the Empire on Thursday, Feb. 21, for an exclusive interview. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. Here is the full transcript…

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Congress OKs money to build an Arctic icebreaker and more Coast Guard cutters for Alaska
Congress OKs money to build an Arctic icebreaker and more Coast Guard cutters for Alaska
February 21, 2019

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS: It’s the first time in 40 years the nation is building a new icebreaker, and more will be built in the future, Sullivan, R-Alaska, said Thursday. The appropriations bill also includes $20 million to begin acquiring materials for a second icebreaker.

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Sullivan to introduce legislation that would help victims of sexual assault
Sullivan to introduce legislation that would help victims of sexual assault
February 21, 2019

Juneau Empire: Sullivan-sponsored legislation would entitle victims of rape, stalking and sexual abuse to legal representation

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Sullivan-sponsored bill to combat marine debris signed by Trump
Sullivan-sponsored bill to combat marine debris signed by Trump
October 12, 2018

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS: A bipartisan bill sponsored by Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan to combat global marine debris got a positive shout-out Thursday from President Donald Trump and a cleanup organization trying to rid Alaska coasts of waste from the 2011 tsunami in Japan. Trump signed the Save Our Seas Act during a White House ceremony…

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