House of Representatives

Act that Curbs EPA's 404(c) Authority Advances in House

Jul 21, 2014
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

A measure that would reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s 404(c) authority advanced through the House Transportation Committee last week.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Alaska Refugees At Risk in Border Dispute

Jul 16, 2014
US Department of Health and Human Services

Possibly the biggest domestic political conflict at the moment is the sudden influx of undocumented children to American borders.  With Immigration and Customs enforcement lacking the resources to adequately detain and process these individuals, President Obama has asked for additional funds.  But depending on where these funds come from, there may be unintended consequences.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Highway Funding Legislation Passes House

Jul 16, 2014

A major transportation infrastructure bill has cleared one half of Congress.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Congressman Don Young

A new piece of job training legislation, which reauthorizes a Clinton-era act, has passed the US House.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

House Passes Bill Allowing NPR-A Exploitation

Jun 27, 2014
United States Geological Survey

While energy production has increased across the country due to new technologies, that same trend hasn’t spread to Alaska.  A new bill in the US House hopes to remedy that trend.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.