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What others say: Lawmakers want one more big meal before tightening belts

...apply to them as well.We're talking about the Legislative Council's 15-1 vote to buy the Legislative Information...Fearing a lawsuit if it backs out of the lease, the Legislative Council now wants to spend $35 million more to clean up...
Ethics panel looks at how other states collect fines

...several options including asking the attorney general to file a complaint, amending state law, or asking the Legislative Council for help filing a complaint in court, the panel decided to ask other states for more information on how they collect...
Alaska lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

...budget approved Monday by the Legislative Council is for new furnishings subcommittee of the Legislative Council recommended.The $44 million remodel was launched after Legislative Council Chairman Rep. Mike Hawker...
Legislative spending offensive

...going to get $500,000 in new furniture. For this nice little spending spree, we can thank the members of the Legislative Council, which includes Speaker Chenault and Senator Micciche. Of course, this elite group had already authorized...
Stevens on the ballot for southern, central Kenai Peninsula

...of committees on which he has served, Stevens' most recent assignments include the World Trade Committee, the Legislative Council Joint Committee and the Education Committee. "Education is right down my alley," said Stevens, retired after...
Two Nikiski candidates running for District 29

...of the Committee on Committees and is a member of the Finance committee, the Labor & Commerce Committee, the Legislative Council and multiple Finance Subcommittees. The biggest project Chenault said he has worked on during the last few years...
Cost for Alaska Capitol work more than expected

...Inc. won the contract for the project, which had a budget of $1.7 million.Architect Wayne Jensen told the Legislative Council in Anchorage that built-in contingencies didn't cover all the costs for work needed to complete the phase...
Alaska lawmakers OK Facebook access for government work

...Wednesday adopted a policy that allows access to Facebook from legislative computers for government business.The Legislative Council, which is composed of members of the Alaska House and Senate, approved allowing such access to legislators...
EPA to undertake study on potential Pebble impacts

...Association urged Gov. Sean Parnell to veto the study. Responsibility for carrying out the study was delegated to the Legislative Council, a 14-member joint committee of House and Senate members. The council held two hearings on the matter before...
Pebble supporters protest study budget is stirring up a ruckus between the usual suspects. At issue is a $750,000 reappropriation to the Legislative Council summed up in a single sentence to "conduct for the Legislature an independent third-party scientific and multidisciplinary...


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