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What others say: Wait and see

...it starts today with the opening of the health-insurance marketplace.Whether it stays open will depend on Congress and Congresses to come.Republicans don't like President Obama's healthcare reform. Maybe not this week, with a Democrat-controlled...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-02/what-others-say-wait-and-see
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Op-ed: The rail fantasy

...of the Northeast and a few other places, it serves uneconomical routes that account for the bulk of its losses (although Congress insists on those routes for political reasons). Amtrak can't even sell food and drink to a captive audience at a profit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-20/op-ed-the-rail-fantasy
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What others say: Congress must enact safeguards to protect privacy

Last fall, Congress was on the verge of doing away with the...modified it a bit, but he left it to Congress to make the fundamental change of ending bulk collection.We had hoped that Congress would take a fresh look at whether this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-13/what-others-say-congress-must-ena
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Alaska senators push for more congressional pull

...approach to influencing how Congress shapes foreign policy. The...President Obama bypassing Congress through an executive agreement...stroke of a pen and future Congresses could modify the terms of the...by their representatives in Congress."The letter to Iran was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/alaska-senators-push-for-more-congre
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Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...introduce the MSA in the new Congress."He's excited to make...legislation pushed through Congress. In the 1970s on the Merchant...104th, 105th, and 106th Congresses, and served as its ranking...since 2007, a year after Congress last reauthorized the Magnuson-Stevens...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-23/young-to-take-lead-on-magnuson-steve
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What others say: A needed compromise for the railroad

...adopted as a requirement for lines by Congress in 2008, contains several important...implementing PTC systems, is that while Congress passed the law requiring the safety improvements...might prevent is largely academic, as Congress mandated it be in place for the line...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-12/what-others-say-a-needed-compromi
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Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...Wyo.- Stung by a recent vote in Congress, national conservation groups are...the state initiatives calling on Congress to turn over federal lands were...unconstitutional, he said it's clear that Congress itself has authority to sell or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/conservation-groups-push-back-on-fed
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Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

...attorney for Greenpeace told U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason that Shell's request would usurp the maritime authority Congress gave to the Coast Guard and harm free speech rights of Greenpeace activists, who have the right to approach Shell vessels...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/shell-greenpeace-spar-over-arctic-dr
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A sucker by design

...right to put sneer quotes around "fact sheets," but his political analysis was off. With its position rapidly eroding in Congress, the Obama administration felt an urgency to tout the non-triumph of the non-deal with reassuring details that either...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-26/a-sucker-by-design
Opinion
Governor suggests bills to work on during budget talks

...the United States and other nations enforce child support orders for one another. All states are being asked to do this.Congress required passage of legislation to receive federal child support funding. About two-thirds of Alaska's Child Support Services...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-22/governor-suggests-bills-to-work-on-d
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