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Voices of the Peninsula: Permanent Fund earnings should be part of budget solution

...into a long-term economic crisis. Mike Navarre is mayor of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. He served in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1985 through 1996.
Voices of Alaska: Don't let fear lead to bad decisions

...fundamental principle. We cannot allow ourselves to be duped into agreeing to a personal income tax or a raid of PFDs because of false guilt.Rep. Wes Keller represents House District 10 in the Alaska House of Representatives.
Voices of Alaska: Taking a stand

...constitutional process. Today we stand to defend the power of the purse. Rep. Mike Chenault is Speaker of the Alaska House of Representatives. Sen. Kevin Meyer is President of the Alaska Senate.
What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...The bill is unconstitutional," wrote Alpheus Bullard, legislative counsel for the state.On Monday, the Alaska House of Representatives passed House Bill 115 anyway.HB 115, written by House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, would require...
Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...their eastern cousins by the relative lack of private lands for development and taxation. Last week, the Alaska House of Representatives endorsed a measure that would call on the federal government to hand over huge swaths of federal land there...
What others say: Don't delete history

...should never be deleted, especially as we're still writing it.That's what a bill moving through the Alaska House of Representatives would do by removing court records for cases that have been dismissed or acquitted.House Bill 11, sponsored...
What others say: Legislature off base on Medicaid

Watching the Alaska House of Representatives debate the state operating budget Thursday night, there was no mistaking the fact that the state is facing a financial crunch...
What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

...Gov. Bill Walker and the next Legislature. But it would most likely have made the budget gap smaller.The Alaska House of Representatives approved the Percent of Market Value plan in 2004, but the Senate rejected it.It failed in part because...
Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

1. With the recent drop in oil process, the Legislature will face some tough decisions in 2015.
Voices of Alaska: Details crucial in natural gas development plan

...with ourselves, while confusing our partners and the markets, is not in our best interests.Speaker of the House Mike Chenault represents Niksiki and Rep. Mike Hawker represents Anchorage in the Alaska House of Representatives.


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