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Local governments can't wait on climate change

...policy. Local leaders can't wait for the federal government and many state governments...for generations to come. And, with no federal funding and only one-third state funding...disaster-resilient communities. State and federal lawmakers and agency officials can learn...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-28/local-governments-cant-wa
Letters
Presidential visit clearing airspace

...preparing to adjust to temporary flight restrictions set by the Federal Aviation Administration. Aircraft operations a considerable...effect," Sieggreen said. "We're going to comply with all federal regulations." In the event that TFRs change and some of Ravn's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-27/clear-the-air
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Voices of Alaska: Welcoming President Obama to Alaska

...cooperation and collaboration between the federal government and our state. I have offered...climate change is an opportunity for the federal government to partner with Alaskans...upon us, the president should direct federal agencies to work in greater partnership...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-26/voices-of-alaska-welcoming-presid
Opinion
Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...and who earn up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level - is a mandatory group for...under Medicaid or an optional group.The federal health care law expanded eligibility for...Walker last month announced plans to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid after lawmakers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-26/suit-seeks-to-bar-walker-from-expand
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BC, Alaska to draft memorandum for mine processes

...and International Joint Commission or federal involvement are not mutually exclusive...Alaska will continue to engage the federal government, Mallott said; he hopes to...For his part, Bennett said he welcomes federal Canadian government help if it is necessary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-27/bc-alaska-to-draft-memorandum-for-mi
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School board seats sought by incumbents

...the school district and the Kenai Peninsula Education and Kenai Peninsula Education Support associations, recent changes to federal health care policy and impending budget issues are the most significant tasks ahead. The KPEA and KPESA negotiating teams...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-26/school-board-seats-sought-by-incumbe
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North Dakota drone test site set to fly high at all hours

...out how to integrate unmanned aircraft into civilian airspace, only North Dakota's can fly high both day and night.The Federal Aviation Administration approved a plan last week that allows drones to be flown up to 1,200 feet above the entire state...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-23/north-dakota-drone-test-site-set-to-
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Legislative Council Lawsuit disappointing

...but you say the expansion will be paid for by the Feds. We'll get "free" Federal money for Medicaid expansion. Hello! Did someone forget that the Federal government is broke and we going farther and farther in debt every year. Remember...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-25/legislative-council-lawsu
Letters
What others say: Fighting the fires

...management practices, set conditions for the fire season. Federal law and funds have limited fire prevention practices and allowed...Resources before the end of summer. The act would change how the federal government handles fighting wildfires and pays for firefighting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-24/what-others-say-fighting-the-fire
Opinion
What others say: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...Attorney General, the Legislature's own legal counsel and independent lawyers say Walker's actions are legal under state and federal law. Walker acted because the Legislature failed to say yes or no. Because they failed to act, Walker felt he had to.Since...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-25/what-others-say-alaska-needs-legi
Opinion

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