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Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...could finish up the budgets and leave. As of late Friday afternoon, an agreement hadn't been reached with the House's Democratic-led minority, support from which is needed for the House to reach the threshold required to tap the constitutional budget...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/leaders-raise-potential-of-budget-vo
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Agreement reached by Senate, House majorities

...talks, they could finish up the budgets and leave. As of Saturday, an agreement hadn't been reached with the House's Democratic-led minority, support from which is needed for the House to reach the threshold required to tap the constitutional budget...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/agreement-reached-by-senate-house-ma
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Senate Finance members defend budget proposal

...phased-in funding.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck has said his Democratic-led caucus wants to see the $47.5 million restored...budget. In the House, reaching that threshold will require Democratic support. Negotiations have been occurring between the House...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/senate-finance-members-defend-budget
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Legislature hits overtime on budget; special session eyed

...Minority Leader Chris Tuck said his Democratic-led caucus wants to restore $32 million...of state government. In the House, Democratic support would be needed to meet that...state's overall spending package.The Democratic-led minority, among other things...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-20/legislature-hits-overtime-on-budget-
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Bob Franken: Britt and Hillary

...all the rest, Hillary Clinton is one of us. Of course, the Republicans are teeing off on her since she's a lock for the Democratic nomination. But they need to be careful: Go too far, and they'll turn her into a sympathetic figure. Like Britt McHenry...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-21/bob-franken-britt-and-hillary
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Cal Thomas: Flunking civics should not be an option

...interested in public or political issues than were previous generations, and they exhibit gaps in their knowledge of fundamental democratic principles and processes."Partly, I suspect, this is due to the deepening cynicism about politics and politicians, exacerbated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-20/cal-thomas-flunking-civics-should
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Legislature headed for overtime

...draw from funds from the constitutional budget reserve fund to help balance the budget. In the House, that would require Democratic support to meet that threshold.Language to authorize the draw, included in the Senate version of the capital budget, was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-19/legislature-headed-for-overtime
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Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...legislative process and be signed into law."Murkowski emphasized that her amendment, which passed 51-to-49 with no Democratic support, would exempt lands within national parks, national preserves or national monuments from possible transfer.In...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/conservation-groups-push-back-on-fed
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KPBSD keeps biased book

...Republican stances, to be fairly distributed, Ermold said. Pro-Democratic statements made up 18 percent of references, pro-Republican...Penny Vadla said she found the book to be incredibly unfair. Democratic President Bill Clinton is represented as being only known...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-07-0
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Alaska House advances operating budget with broad cuts

...the face of massive deficits. One conservative member of the GOP-led majority bucked her caucus by joining members of the Democratic-led minority in voting against the bill, a decision that could result in her being kicked out of the organization. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-13/alaska-house-advances-operating-budg
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