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Alaska GOP applauds congressional delegation for defending Alaska’s sovereignty over fish and wildlife managment

  Washington, DC – Alaska’s congressional delegation has stepped up again to defend the rights of Alaskans and the state from an overreaching federal government. Thanks to their hard work, the U.S. Senate has passed H.J.R. 69, which reverses an Obama-era regulation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that restricted the state’s ability to manage our fish and game resources on federal refuge lands as provided by federal law — including the Alaska Statehood Act. This resolution reverses one of the many lame-duck regulations promulgated by the Obama administration as his final term drew to a close. It now…

Alaska Republican Party Statement on Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

Anchorage, Alaska – This afternoon at 4:00 p.m. AST, President Donald J. Trump appointed 10th Circuit Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court. Alaska Republican Party Chair Tuckerman Babcock is traveling and unavailable for comment. Speaking on the party’s behalf, Vice Chair Rick Whitbeck issued the following statement in response to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch: “This afternoon, President Trump fulfilled one of his biggest campaign promises to the American people by selecting Judge Gorsuch, a mainstream conservative to serve on the United States Supreme Court. I am confident…