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Remember, honor our fallen soldiers

...John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of former sailors and soldiers.In 1966, the federal government, under the direction of President Lyndon Johnson, declared Waterloo, N.Y., the official birthplace of Memorial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-24/remember-honor-our-fallen-soldier
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Op-ed: The rail fantasy

...subsidized (and politicized) rail system. Hideously inefficient and wasteful, Amtrak is rail brought to you by the federal government, with the results about what you would expect. Amtrak is the DMV in an Uber world. The system was slated for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-20/op-ed-the-rail-fantasy
Opinion
Fight over Kenai River gillnet ramps up after regulation published

...to begin, according to the Office of Subsistence Management, or OSM. The regulation has been approved by the federal government and is waiting to be published in the Federal Register. OSM representatives said May 12 that the regulation should...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/fight-over-kenai-river-gillnets-ramp
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House Finance stalls Walker's Medicaid expansion proposal

...knew." It would be best to negotiate with the federal government on expansion terms after further study and hearing...sustainable.For states accepting expansion, the federal government is to pay 100 percent of health care costs for newly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/house-finance-stalls-walkers-medicai
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What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...government deficits. Alaska is experiencing both.Though Shell is drilling in federal waters, Alaska hopes the federal government will share revenue and that Shell and other companies will transport crude through a pipeline system connected to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/whats-at-stake-the-debate-over-arcti
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What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...R-Nikiski, would require the federal government to hand over more than 100...are unhappy with the way the federal government is managing its land in their...couldn't afford to fight the federal government on the issue.Bullard and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-15/what-others-say-hb-115-a-politica
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What others say: Legislature should listen on Medicaid

...expansion are borne entirely by the federal government through 2016. The federal...that level thereafter. If the federal government were to back off from that...Wouldn't it be better to have the federal government repaying Alaska for the vast...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-20/what-others-say-legislature-shoul
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Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...In many western states, the federal government owns the bulk of the land...measure that would call on the federal government to hand over huge swaths of...a state law calling on the federal government to transfer federal lands there...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/conservation-groups-push-back-on-fed
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What others say: Compromise is a worthwhile gamble

...the earnings reserve. Any option will be unpopular, but there must be a decision.Alaskans have denounced the federal government for its inaction, and now this state appears to be on a course through the Potomac River.Compromise isn't an...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/what-others-say-compromise-is-a-w
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What others say: Standing against sex trafficking

...Sullivan had no recourse at the state level because interstate sex trafficking was the sole jurisdiction of the federal government under the Mann Act.Sen. Sullivan's amendment would allow the U.S. Justice Department to hand such cases...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-28/what-others-say-standing-against-
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