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Walker considers delay in legal marijuana sales

...Regulations will be under the board unless the Legislature creates a separate regulatory board...external force slows us down like the Legislature, then we'll take that as it comes...would require a change in law by the Legislature, she said, which runs the risk of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-20/walker-considers-delay-in-legal-mari
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What others say: University will need strong leader, support from state

...preparing for the January state of the next session of the Legislature, is grim.The price of oil has fallen precipitously...for Gov. Walker and for the 60 members of the Alaska Legislature.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Dec. 20

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-22/what-others-say-university-will-n
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Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...programs.Walker said he will submit his own budget to the Legislature, including a new capital budget, on Feb. 19, the required...transfer from reserves to state pension funds authorized by the Legislature in its 2014 session.Walker pledged not to just whack the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-21/walker-alaska-will-weather-fiscal-st
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What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

...in discussions. It would allow the Legislature to withdraw annually from the Alaska...into a separate account from which the Legislature provides the annual dividend. Lawmakers...aspect of the plan would be left to the Legislature to decide each year.A change to the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-16/what-others-say-alaska-needs-budg
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Walker faced with widening deficit scenario

...will be empty of the real numbers Walker will propose to the Legislature in late January, the deadline for an amended budget.Walker...settlement and a reopening of the Kasayulie lawsuit.The Legislature ultimately must approve the governor's budget, almost...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/walker-faced-with-widening-deficit-s
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Walker submits pared down capital budget

...Parnell, and that Walker has not endorsed.Monday marked the statutory deadline for Walker to submit budget plans to the Legislature; it also marked two weeks on the job for Walker, who was sworn in on Dec. 1.The administration plans to submit revised...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15/walker-submits-pared-down-capital-bu
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Cal Thomas: Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

...000 over the past year, five times the national growth rate.It helps to have large majorities of one's party in the legislature, but Pence consults and has good relationships with Democrats, who frequently vote with the Republican majority because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-15/cal-thomas-gov-mike-pence-nationa
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Fears, hopes loom as wages set to jump

...Flanagan, cofounder of the group and a former Alaska Labor Commissioner, credited the current discrepancy to the Alaska legislature's repeal of the Cost of Living Adjustment in 2003, which had been attached to some previous minimum wage bills. If the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-18-2
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Gamble reflects after announcing retirement

...said. One of Gamble's biggest challenges has been prolonging the collaborative relationship that the board of regents and Legislature demand and the public expects, he said. Gamble, a retired Air Force general, came to the university from the Alaska Railroad...

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What others say: Legislature should do better at providing stable budget for UA

...Alaska is in a dangerous place. As the Legislature looks to address slumping state revenue...past years, on the other hand, the Legislature has been all too happy to indulge a...of hardship. When budgets soar, the Legislature adopts a tit-for-tat mentality in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-16/what-others-say-legislature-shoul
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