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Alaska whalers guaranteed harvest ‘in perpetuity’
Alaska whalers guaranteed harvest ‘in perpetuity’
September 12, 2018

KTVA Channel 11: Alaska’s subsistence whaling community gained a significant victory Wednesday at the International Whaling Commission’s annual meeting in Brazil, with the approval of a measure which would allow whalers to automatically receive new quotas. Sen. Dan Sullivan said in a statement that IWC delegates not only approved renewal of the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission’s…

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Sullivan, military brass visit Nome with ambitions for Arctic role in national security
Sullivan, military brass visit Nome with ambitions for Arctic role in national security
August 15, 2018

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz are touring the state in an effort to push for national security in the Arctic. Their visit Monday in Nome coincides with the National Defense Authorization Act, which was scheduled to be signed by President Donald Trump.

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AK Senator Sullivan Hosts Defense Secretary Mattis
AK Senator Sullivan Hosts Defense Secretary Mattis
July 26, 2018

Secretary of Defense James Mattis under invitation by AK Senator Dan Sullivan came to Alaska to observe several Alaska based, military assets and missions at Eielson Air Force Base and America’s missile defense infrastructure at Ft. Greely.

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Arctic refuge drilling sale could start next year
Arctic refuge drilling sale could start next year
March 5, 2018

Trump administration officials may be able to hold the first auction for oil and natural gas drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) next year, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) said Monday.

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Sullivan’s bill would bring funds to fight opioid addiction among vets, rural Alaskans
Sullivan’s bill would bring funds to fight opioid addiction among vets, rural Alaskans
March 2, 2018

Anchorage Daily News:  WASHINGTON — Sen. Dan Sullivan joined colleagues to introduce a bill this week that would boost funding for the fight against opioid addiction, with provisions aimed specifically at Alaska. Sullivan said his work with Alaskans inspired parts of the bill that direct state grant funds to rural and Native populations and policy provisions aimed…

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Sullivan offers legislators six reasons for optimism
Sullivan offers legislators six reasons for optimism
February 26, 2018

Juneau Empire- In a 36-minute Monday address to the Alaska Legislature, Alaska’s junior U.S. Senator drew repeated rounds of applause from lawmakers as he outlined six reasons for optimism in a state grappling with economic recession, high unemployment and a multibillion-dollar annual deficit.

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Infrastructure package must include permitting reform
Infrastructure package must include permitting reform
February 12, 2018

THE HILL – While pundits debate the merits of various infrastructure proposals, the very real problem of permitting reform has been overlooked. Without appropriate reform, any infrastructure proposal will not get us where we need to be in order to fix these enormous problems.

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Sullivan emphasizes Alaska’s military importance with VP ahead of visit
Sullivan emphasizes Alaska’s military importance with VP ahead of visit
February 1, 2018

WASHINGTON (KTUU) – Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan says he met with Vice President Mike Pence last night about Alaska’s military, ahead of the Vice President’s planned stop in Alaska on his way to the Olympic Games.

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‘A historic moment’: How ANWR drilling was passed by Congress after decades of effort
‘A historic moment’: How ANWR drilling was passed by Congress after decades of effort
December 20, 2017

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS: Twelve years ago, U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens experienced what he called the saddest day of his life, when he couldn’t hammer a measure through the Senate to crack open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, a career goal for the longtime Alaska senator who died in 2010. On Wednesday, the…

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