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Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...operating budget. Whatever passes the House would still have to go to the Senate for consideration. While a bill from Democratic lawmakers that would expand Medicaid is pending in the House and has not gotten a hearing, some members of the health department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
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Beyond Clinton, many 2016 hopefuls have used private emails

...RICK PERRY In 2013, amid the then-Texas governor's feud over leadership at the University of Texas system, a Democratic lawmaker's request of university records turned up emails Perry sent from a previously unknown account identified as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-07/beyond-clinton-many-2016-hopefuls-ha
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Medicaid expansion event brings out lawmakers

...and Democrats - attended at least part of the event, which was crowded. She was challenged on some points by Democratic lawmakers and the president of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association, who support expansion. While state...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-04/medicaid-expansion-event-brings-out-
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Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...operating budget. Whatever passes the House would still have to go to the Senate for consideration. While a bill from Democratic lawmakers that would expand Medicaid is pending in the House and has not gotten a hearing, some members of the health department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
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Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...and gas credits than the production tax brings in. He hasn't proposed an alternative but some Republican and Democratic lawmakers support looking at the credit issue.Many in the GOP-controlled Legislature are looking to a proposed major...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-faces-lean-budget-times-as-oi
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Medicaid expansion could be months away

...state is looking to rein in spending amid plunging oil prices and projected multibillion-dollar budget deficits.Democratic lawmakers earlier this year supported legislation that would have the state accept coverage for those up to 138 percent of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/medicaid-expansion-could-be-months-a
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Democrats offer education legislation

...charter schools to assist with startup costs, and a requirement for traffic control at and around school zones.Democratic lawmakers hope the allocation increase will hold off teacher layoffs for next year.Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-20/democrats-offer-education-legislatio
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Lowry: The UAW's worker problem

...whatever he wants. If Corker is guilty of dirty pool, what about President Barack Obama, who told a group of Democratic lawmakers that no one opposed the UAW organizing the Chattanooga plant except people "more concerned about German shareholders...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-19/lowry-the-uaws-worker-problem
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Public education supporters hold rally at Capitol

...education. Many of those gathered held signs with slogans like "Kids Not Cuts" and "Axe Vouchers."Several Democratic lawmakers joined the crowd, including Rep. Harriet Drummond of Anchorage. She led chants of "BSA! BSA!" - a reference...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-17/public-education-supporters-hold-ral
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Democrats seek to turn stand on issues into votes

...high-income earners and middle-class workers whose wages have largely stayed flat for many years. One top Democratic lawmaker, who would discuss the sensitive issue only on condition of anonymity, said he is incensed when his party's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-17/democrats-seek-to-turn-stand-on-i
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