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Consultant hired to help with Medicaid reforms

...allocated by the Legislature. Even if the panel disagrees, the governor can proceed with his plans. Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said he believes Walker has a legal right to take the actions he's taking and that it wouldn't...
Report recommends realignment of Railbelt utilities

...dispatch through the region June 30 in a six-page letter signed by RCA Chairman Robert Pickett to Senate President Kevin Meyer and House Speaker Mike Chenault.In 2014, the Legislature appropriated $250,000 to the RCA to provide its input...
What others say: More questions than answers

...perhaps since Grundmann's arrest the state hasn't paid her a dime she didn't earn. But Huggins, Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, and others on the Senate side are being tight-lipped about it all.Lawmakers, especially the Senate...
Layoff notices prepared as budget debate continues

...House.Talks had been taking place between House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, and Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, according to the press secretaries for the respective caucuses.
Walker won't force Juneau as special session venue

...session and call its own."We were just under the impression that we could" meet outside Juneau, Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, told reporters. Legislators are now learning it's "questionable" whether they can meet elsewhere...
Gov. Bill Walker veto means layoff notices could loom

...spokeswoman said by email that members of Walker's Juneau staff continue to work at the Capitol.Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said that while he intended to reconvene in Juneau, it makes sense given the noise at the Capitol...
Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

...governor ordered the session be held."As much as I enjoy being in my hometown, Mr. President (Senate President Kevin Meyer), this session violates the Alaska Constitution," Wielechowski said.A May 18 legal opinion from Legislative Affairs...
Legislators may get last word on gasline funds

...billion and the ill feelings between the governor and House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, and Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, over the issue.Meanwhile, what legislators and the governor are now grappling with is how to complete...
Walker says he won't rescind special session proclamation

...out there," said Walker, who said he thought the compromise budget cut too deeply in some areas.Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said the Senate plans to wait for the House to send over a budget capable of garnering the three-quarter...
Legislature adjourns; governor calls special session

...otherwise would use for an alternate gas pipeline project that Republican leaders have tried to restrict. Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said there would still be about $30 million left in the fund.While the Senate proposed a $47...


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