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Walker won't force Juneau as special session venue

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker said Tuesday that he...legislators moving the special session from Juneau to Anchorage but won't take steps to block...risk in lawmakers taking actions outside of Juneau when the special session call is for Juneau...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-19/walker-wont-force-juneau-as-special-
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Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

...requested the Legislature reconvene May 22 in Juneau, where the governor ordered the session...declared that the Legislature must meet in Juneau to comply with Walker's call to a special...session proclamation in Anchorage instead of Juneau for the sole purpose of adjourning sine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/legislature-adjourns-convenes-new-se
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...we're going to have to grab a hold of our expenses. We're seeing the State of Alaska trying to wrestle the budget down in Juneau and we're facing additional expenses and, at some point in time, we have to grab our own bootstraps," Wolf said. "I...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20
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What others say: Location doesn't matter when lives are at stake

...Others are in Anchorage. A handful are in Juneau.It's hard to negotiate when no one...would be best off in the capital, in Juneau.That assumption didn't change for...2.8 billion to move the capital from Juneau to Willow. The vote failed, with 53...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-17/what-others-say-location-doesnt-m
Opinion
Gov. Bill Walker veto means layoff notices could loom

JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker warned Monday...whether the special session will be held in Juneau or moved to Anchorage.Lawmakers late last...members have met for brief floor sessions in Juneau every few days to satisfy meeting requirements...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/gov-bill-walker-veto-means-layoff-no
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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...summer mainliner service in Lynn Canal - Juneau to Haines-Skagway by the Malaspina...of the cuts.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said in a May 12 release he was disappointed to learn summer sailings between Juneau and Prince Rupert, British Columbia have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/funding-reallocation-spares-summer-f
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Governor needs to carefully consider next BOF appointment

...Ruffner. Then with a strong lobbying effort they were able to gain the votes to deny his confirmation. So now comes rumor out of Juneau that Governor Walker is about to name a KRSA Bob Penny disciple to the vacant BOF seat. Are you kidding me? This would be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-18/governor-needs-to-careful
Letters
What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...parties that has poisoned dialogue in Washington, D.C. It took a few years longer for the polarization to take place in Juneau than it did on the national stage, but moderates have been pushed out of meaningful roles in the Legislature. Ideologues and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-18/what-others-say-legislatures-unwi
Opinion
House Finance stalls Walker's Medicaid expansion proposal

JUNEAU - House Finance Committee co-chair Steve Thompson said Thursday that the panel is not comfortable moving ahead with plans to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/house-finance-stalls-walkers-medicai
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What others say: Parents, talk to your kids about cannabis

...listen. And they want to hear from you.The publication "Marijuana and the Responsible Parent" is available for free online. Download the PDF here: http://envrc.org/content/marijuana-booklet.pdf.- Juneau Empire, May 10

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-10/what-others-say-parents-talk-to-y
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