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Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid

...the Legislative Council, a special panel of the Alaska Legislature, voted 10-1 to spend $450,000 on a lawsuit...at the Capitol months, or even years, ago. The Alaska Legislature abrogated its responsibility to act - up or down...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-31
Opinion
What others say: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...the Legislative Council, a special panel of the Alaska Legislature, voted 10-1 to spend $450,000 on a lawsuit...at the Capitol months, or even years, ago.The Alaska Legislature abrogated its responsibility to act - up or down...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-25/what-others-say-alaska-needs-legi
Opinion
What others say: Juneau can host a special session, but will it?

The location of the Alaska Legislature's expected gas pipeline special session should be a no-brainer. Overpriced office space in Anchorage can't compete with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-17/what-others-say-juneau-can-host-a
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Hope Community oens new facility

...and investments from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, the Alaska Mental Health Trust, ConocoPhillips, the Alaska legislature who gave us capital grants, Wells Fargo and the Rasmuson Foundation just to mention a few. HOPE is projected to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-08-10/hope-community-oens-new-facility
Dispatch
Protest of Kenai River Sportfishing Association launched

...year after a Soldotna candidate for Alaska's Board of Fisheries, Robert Ruffner, failed to be confirmed by the Alaska Legislature. The Kenai River Sportfishing Association was one of a handful of organizations that opposed his appointment in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-19/protest-of-kenai-river-sportfishing-
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Hundreds gather to remember drama professor Lee Salisbury

...director.State Rep. Adam Wool also took the stage, presenting a commendation honoring the director on behalf of the Alaska Legislature.When Wool met Salisbury, he felt like he "knew him well, all of a sudden."Salisbury's daughter Kate Egowa...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-09/hundreds-gather-to-remember-drama-pr
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Alaska Senate, House approve fully funded budget

ANCHORAGE - After months of negotiations, the Alaska Legislature on Thursday approved a $5 billion budget that reduces spending while tapping the state's reserves to help with multibillion-dollar...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-11/alaska-senate-house-approve-fully-fu
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Where things stand in the Alaska Legislature

JUNEAU - If you have a sense of deja vu, you're not alone. The Alaska Legislature is seemingly right back to where it was more than a month ago.After weeks of fitful negotiations and watching would-be deals...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-02/where-things-stand-in-the-alaska-leg
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...laws.The board held its first meeting Thursday in Fairbanks. They signed off on statutory changes it wants the Alaska Legislature to change in last year's ballot measure that legalized commercial marijuana, reported The four issues include...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-04
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What others say: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform

...released and admitted, but do the math, and it works out to nearly $62,000 per inmate bed per year.Though the Alaska Legislature has solved the state's budget puzzle for the 2016 fiscal year, in less than seven months it will be back at work...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-30/what-others-say-to-fight-rising-p
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