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Some lawmakers worry about cost of Medicaid expansion

...if the federal contribution rate falls below 90 percent, Alaska would no longer participate, she said. But Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, questioned if the state would truly just stop providing care to those who fell within the expansion...
Voices of Alaska: Don't be fooled by phony support for minimum wage

...demonstrates. Protestations by House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt notwithstanding, his Majority would only pass a bill...ballot as Ballot Measure 3. While House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt claims it is wrong to assume history will repeat itself...
Juneau's oldest legislator reflects on a life of public service

...and we try to, but the isolation here causes us only to interact with each other at times." House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt of Anchorage says it is Lynn's life experiences and sharp wit that has made him valuable to the Legislature. Minority...
Union opposes legislative action on minimum wage

...told lawmakers that he has "no confidence" that same scenario won't play out again.But House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, told the Juneau Empire that it's wrong to assume this particular Legislature would act the same...
Legislature brings gas line, spending talk

...higher-than-expected deductible lease expenditures. Provisions of the new tax kicked in Jan. 1.House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said he doesn't believe the state will get a gas line if it reverts to the old tax system, which...
Democrats propose Medicaid expansion

...from us," Costello said at the majority's weekly news conference. "It's hard to find."House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt asked a reporter how he would like having a microphone taken from him halfway through a question. He said if the Legislature...
Republican majority claims control of Alaska Senate

...skipping a crowded GOP primary in August. He finished a distant third, behind Democrat Matt Olsen.Republican Rep. Lance Pruitt held a 96-vote lead over Democratic Rep. Pete Petersen in District 25 in Anchorage, and was confident the outstanding...
Crash causes minor injuries

...A majority announcement says Nikiski Rep. Mike Chenault will return for a third term as speaker.Anchorage Rep. Lance Pruitt, who holds a 96-vote lead over Democrat Pete Peterson, was picked as majority leader.Chugiak Rep. Bill Stoltze...
Union head says schools need more funding

...student transportation and major maintenance - helping to increase the overall total spending.House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said the Legislature has acted in recent years to help keep costs like that from becoming "hindering...
Lawmakers head to DC to push for ANWR drilling production and create jobs, is pending in the U.S. House. Republican Reps. Anna Fairclough, Dan Saddler, Lance Pruitt and Mike Chenault and Democratic Rep. Reggie Joule, who caucuses with the House's Republican-led majority, are...


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