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Alaska pot supporters make deal with opponents

...amount the leader of a national anti-marijuana group collected in campaign donations from alcohol lobbyists during his time in Congress.Messages from The Associated Press to a spokesman for former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a Rhode Island Democrat, weren't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-16/alaska-pot-supporters-make-deal-with
News
Cal Thomas: Focus on what works

...interests. Also according to the poll, Congress has an "approval rating" of just 17...Its voluminous report was presented to Congress, which promptly shelved it. In Washington...with closing outmoded military bases. Congress gave BRAC the power to close the bases...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-12/cal-thomas-focus-on-what-works
Opinion

...it recommends.But a bill passed by Congress in June 2012 directed the Department...Representatives of the bus industry told Congress that manufacturers were increasingly...Highway and Auto Safety, which lobbied Congress for tougher motor-coach safety standards...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/fenit-nirappil/2014-04-12

...grows over decades. The researchers say the Labor Department could require more explicit disclosure without going through Congress.Part of the blame goes to employers that offer workers high-fee plans."The good options are out there," said Alicia...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/josh-boak/2014-04-12
Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

...portrayed the issues as a birds-versus-people fight and has vowed to take all steps necessary to reverse the decision.Congress in 1997 addressed the King Cove transportation issue with a $37.5 million appropriation for water access to Cold Bay that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-07/alaska-to-sue-for-road-through-wildl
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Refuge Notebook: Defining Wilderness in a climate changing world

...capitalized version refers to Wilderness specifically designated by Congress under the Wilderness Act, legislation signed by President...Wilderness in a climate-changing world within the bounds set by Congress. It's a tall order but also reflects how management and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-27/refuge-notebook-defining-wildern
Outdoors

...protest outside its facilities."While we continue to work with Congress to enact commonsense immigration reform, ICE remains committed...they were angered into action by the refusal of Republicans in Congress to work on immigration reforms. Protesters included Jasmine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/terry-tang/2014-04-05
What others say: IRS stonewalling puts audit shoe on other foot

...the center of the controversy, has twice refused to answer Oversight committee questions, and may be held in contempt of Congress and turned over to federal prosecutors.According to IRS.gov, the agency's mission is to "provide America's taxpayers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-06/what-others-say-irs-stonewalling-
Opinion

...to keep the project moving. Issa said that if it continues to be delayed, it will become difficult to get more money from Congress to fund the memorial."The time for endless debate has to be over," he said.Republican Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-03
Outdoors
Cal Thomas: God and Caesar (again)

...crosses the line in the other direction and seeks to impose its will on people of faith.It's going to take a Republican Congress and a Republican president with courage and a new health insurance plan to repeal Obamacare and start over with real reforms...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-29/cal-thomas-god-and-caesar-again
Opinion

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