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What others say: Help more Alaskans vote

...would allow Alaskans to register as late as Election Day.Same-day voter registration is the law in 10 states and the District of Columbia, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.Voters simply present a driver's license at the polling...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-13/what-others-say-help-more-alaskan
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Cal Thomas: Sunshine Week should turn up the heat

...designation and about the specific criteria used to determine it, has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, "challenging a final decision by the Council to designate MetLife as a nonbank systemically important financial institution...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-21/cal-thomas-sunshine-week-should-t
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Alaska minimum wage rises to $8.75 an hour Tuesday

...ninth, along with New York, among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures...last year, and legislatures in several states and the District of Columbia also approved hikes last year, according to the organization...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/alaska-minimum-wage-rises-to-875-an-
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Many local children exempt from vaccinations

...in California. Since the beginning of January, over 120 cases of measles have been confirmed across 17 states and the District of Columbia, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. None of the cases have been reported in Alaska. "Measles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-09/many-local-children-exempt-from-vacc
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Cal Thomas: Who needs an Ebola czar?

...director of the Drug Abuse Policy Office. How well that worked can be seen in the increasing numbers of states, and the District of Columbia, that have legalized or decriminalized the use of marijuana.To combat the Ebola virus, President Obama has named a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-25/cal-thomas-who-needs-an-ebola-cza
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Cal Thomas: Who are you calling stupid?

...subsidies to buy insurance unless they live in states that run their own markets and offer coverage. Just 14 states and the District of Columbia handle their own enrollments, with the rest leaving it to consumers to access an exchange run by the federal government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-15/cal-thomas-who-are-you-calling-st
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Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

...reflect the priorities of one party or the other, from the environment to abortion to the legalization of marijuana in the District of Columbia.One, which drew vehement objections from the Democrats, would repeal a regulation imposed on banks in the wake of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-13/congress-sends-obama-11-trillion-spe
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Halibut decision doesn't hold water

Halibut courts? U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia's recent ruling to reduce charter catches in half is out of line. Charter operations and resident sport fishing combined represent...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/113009/let_530494868.shtml
Fishermen file suit over salmon management

United Cook Inlet Drift Association and Cook Inlet Fishermen's Fund filed suit in District of Columbia District Court Jan. 18 over the transfer of salmon management from federal authorities to the state of Alaska. The drift association...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-06-0
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What others say: Xerox billing rollout has hurt Alaska patients, doctors

...Alaska isn't alone in experiencing issues with Xerox as a provider for Medicaid billing services. A dozen states and the District of Columbia have contracted with the corporation to process payments for the need-based government health care plan, though some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-24/what-others-say-xerox-billing-rol
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