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...region. Statewide, it was about 1.8 percent. The federal government treats the payments as taxable income.Rep. Bob Herron, a Democrat from the rural hub community of Bethel, said for the most part in his region, the dividend goes toward...
Alaska NPFMC members appeal recusals

...was signed by Sens. Lyman Hoffman, Donny Olson, Dennis Egan, and Peter Micciche, along with Reps. Bryce Edgmon, Bob Herron, Neal Foster, Cathy Munoz, Paul Seaton, Dan Ortiz, Jonathon Kreiss-Tompkins, and Jim Colver.In Washington...
Ruffner unanimously passes through first confirmation hearing

...Ruffner works for commercial fisheries special interest and cannot hope to fairly represent sport fish users."Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, asked Ruffner about Johnson's opinion."I would say that anybody that stands for something at some...
Nikiski resident only one to speak during hearing on House pipeline bill

...Other leadership sponsoring the bill are Majority Leader Charisse Millett, Rules Chair Craig Johnson and Majority Whip Bob Herron. Representatives Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, Benjamin Nageak, D-Barrow and Dave Talerico...
Legislators push back on Walker gas plan

...Legislators were disappointed to see the governor say what he did, "in an emotional press conference," Millett said. Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, who is also a cosponsor of HB 132, said his motivation is to best represent 17,500 people in his Bethel-area...
Lawmakers discuss Arctic projects, but money a question

...research. The report details several projects that would advance those goals.During a news conference Monday, Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, said a lot of the projects may be postponed for a while until funding is available, but that it was important...
House committee moves cell phone ban bill or text their children for pickup after school. Reinbold's request was attached as a note to the bill. Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, asked how municipalities could realistically enforce such a measure. Meyer said crossing guards have...
Opportunities are passing us by a wake-up call to Alaskans. Where do we go from here? I have discussed the closure with my colleagues and Rep. Bob Herron, the chair of the House Special Committee on Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, will be conducting a hearing...
March 29 designated Vietnam Veterans Day

...voice cracking. "Welcome."March 29, 1973, marked the withdrawal of the last U.S. troops from Vietnam. Rep. Bob Herron, a co-sponsor of HB67, said many veterans returned home changed forever, including his wife's brother, and died...
Lawmakers head to DC to push for ANWR drilling

...there won't be a problem in getting the bill passed: "I think people realize how important it is," she said. Rep. Bob Herron is the primary sponsor of the House version of the bill. Also, the House Transportation Committee is scheduled to hear...


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