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Sullivan brings Washington to vets

...the Choice program will be found through collaboration between the VA, Congress and the programs third party administrators." A plan for addressing the issues in Alaska will be presented to Congress by Nov. 1st according to Shulkin.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-08-31/sullivan-brings-washington-to-ve
Dispatch
What others say: Authoritarianism in Egypt cause for concern

...government that Egypt's security forces have committed abuses with impunity in recent years. In May, the State Department told Congress in a report that security forces have "committed arbitrary or otherwise unlawful killings during the dispersal of demonstrators...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-09-01/what-others-say-authoritarianism-
Opinion
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...he will be traveling to Philadelphia to deliver a speech Wednesday on the proposed nuclear deal with that Islamic country. Congress is expected to cast an up-or-down vote on the deal unless enough Democratic Party lawmakers in the U.S. Senate filibuster...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-30/kerry-talks-tech-as-a-solution-to-cl
News
In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

...Obama is likely to face calls from Democrats and environmentalists to restrict Arctic drilling and to renew his request to Congress to make more of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR, off-limits as well. Republicans and energy advocates planned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-29/in-alaska-obama-to-walk-fine-line-on
News
Tackling the 'No Choice' Program

...Choice Program's issues in Alaska will be presented to Congress by Nov. 1, Shulkin said. The solution to Choice Program...issues will be found through collaboration between the VA, Congress and the program's third party administrators, Shulkin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-25/tackling-the-no-choice-program
News
What others say: Fighting the fires

...summer's fires show that not managing the forests wisely leads to devastation and loss of life. But it will take those in Congress and the White House recognizing and perhaps seeing the fire aftermath before Cantwell's act makes it to President Obama's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-24/what-others-say-fighting-the-fire
Opinion
USDA program helps Alaska's farmers

...2 million, appropriated by U.S. Congress, to offset the high price of rural agriculture...territories may apply to the program."Congress recognizes that farmers in these states...qualifying costs, according to the release. Congress can chose to increase funding to the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-12/usda-program-helps-alaskas-farmers
News
Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again)

...adversaries as he is in kneecapping the U.S. Congress, the country's strategic position...Council for approval Monday, months before Congress will vote on it, and got unanimous approval. The U.N. vote doesn't bind Congress, but it boxes it in and minimizes it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-22/op-ed-obama-kneecaps-congress-aga
Opinion
Trump: Deport children of immigrants living illegally in US

...votes of two-thirds of both houses of Congress and support from three-fourths of the...nation's state legislatures. Republicans in Congress have repeatedly failed since 2011 to...status of many immigrant families. But Congress balked at the idea as tea party Republicans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-16/trump-deport-children-of-immigran
Opinion
Childhood obesity challenges

...lady's anti-obesity initiative.Congress has already rolled back some of the administration's...to come under stronger attack now that Congress is completely controlled by Republicans...by email. "If anyone can explain to Congress why the goals of 'Let's Move' matter...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-08-14/childhood-obesity-challenges
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