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Rich Lowry: President Obama's immigration red line

...and the I's are dotted," as if governing by diktat is as tricky as getting a bill through markup in the House Judiciary Committee. The "obstructionists" are no longer Republicans in Congress, but the lawyers and policy mavens in his own...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-10/rich-lowry-president-obamas-immig
Opinion
What others say: USA Freedom Act a testimony to informed public debate

...information sought by government investigators.Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has proposed a version of the bill that is significantly more protective of privacy than one passed by the House...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-24/what-others-say-usa-freedom-act-a
Opinion
Sullivan didn't want Alaskans to stand their ground

...General's office, signed by Dan Sullivan dated March 15, 2010, and sent to Jay Ramras, then Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, he stated that the "Stand Your Ground" law would "encourage unnecessary violence in our state..." even...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-14/sullivan-didnt-want-alask
Letters
Coghill: Reluctance to move on minimum wage bill

...reluctance among senators to move forward on a bill to raise Alaska's minimum wage.Coghill chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee and last month held a hearing on two of the initiatives qualified for this year's ballot, including a proposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-08/coghill-reluctance-to-move-on-minimu
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for March 24-28

...266 & HB 267.Monday 1:00 p.m.The House Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss SB 64...will be taken.Wednesday 1:00 p.m.The House Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 362...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-22/legislative-information-office-telec
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What others say: 25 years after Exxon Valdez, resolution needed in dispute over newfound damage

...for restoration of the later-discovered damage is several years behind its planned start-up date.The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday - certainly no coincidence that it falls on the 25th anniversary of the spill - will hold a hearing on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-30/what-others-say-25-years-after-ex
Opinion
Union opposes legislative action on minimum wage

...Alaska AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami told lawmakers Saturday during a joint hearing of the House and Senate judiciary committees.The minimum wage is $7.75 an hour in Alaska. The proposal would raise it to $8.75 on Jan. 1, 2015...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-30/union-opposes-legislative-action-on-
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Legislative Information Office schedule for March 28-31

...Saturday 9:00 a.m.The Joint House & Senate Judiciary Committees will sponsor a public hearing to discuss the Ballot...Saturday 1:30 p.m.The Joint House & Senate Judiciary Committees will sponsor a public hearing to discuss the Ballot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-27/legislative-information-office-sched
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Current administration consistently denies Freedom of Information Act requests

...Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. "It becomes too much of a temptation. If you...before," director Melanie Pustay told the Senate Judiciary Committee. The government's responsiveness under the FOIA...

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...Monday that would make animal cruelty a felony in South Dakota, the only state without such a law.The House Judiciary Committee voted 10-2 for the measure after hearing testimony from supporters and opponents, sending the measure to the...

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