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Walker vetos bill to limit Alaska LNG competition

...its next phase, or July 1, 2017, whichever comes first. Walker, in his veto message, said the bill would unnecessarily limit the state's ability to have a backup plan.The veto came late in a day marked by hours of waiting for lawmakers to emerge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-17/walker-vetos-bill-to-limit-alaska-ln
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Assembly reconsiders food tax measure

...of exemption. Currently, within the Soldotna and Kenai city limits, the borough collects a 3 percent tax on certain non-prepared...tax is collected, which goes to the borough. Outside of city limits, the borough collects the 3-percent grocery tax during June...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/assembly-reconsiders-food-tax-measur
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What others say: Legislature should listen on Medicaid

...cover those who aren't covered under the Affordable Care Act but who have slightly too much income to qualify under existing limits. Those Alaskans, who earn less than $20,000 per year, are clearly unable to afford even basic coverage. Communications...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-20/what-others-say-legislature-shoul
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Lawmakers approve new marijuana control board

...Committee late Sunday when it was up for reconsideration, after failing in a 10-10 vote on Saturday. That bill would also limit how many marijuana plants could be grown in one household, which Franklin has said would provide a more clear line between...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-20/lawmakers-approve-new-marijuana-cont
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Jury to hear jailhouse phone call in Heiman trial

...night he was arrested in 2008 was twice the legal limit to drive. There is no legal limit for general intoxication in Alaska. A man accused...alcohol level 0.16 - twice the legal intoxication limit to drive in Alaska. She said that the automated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/accused-rapist-claims-he-was-high-on
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Soldotna publishes annexation info

...at the meeting that, if passed, would allow the city to study the implications of acquiring land currently outside the city limits. Austin Johnson, Soldotna planning and GIS technician, wrote in an email that the comprehensive website is the result of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/soldotna-publishes-annexation-info
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Jury finds Soldotna man guilty of attempted rape

...to rape the woman, while Cooley said Heiman - whose blood alcohol level at the time was more than twice the state's legal limit to drive - was confused and unsure of why he was in the home and did not attack anyone. "Shane Heiman is a creature of habit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-17/jury-finds-soldotna-man-guilty-of-at
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Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

...require more than 6 months of care for injuries, illness or other psychological conditions that require complex management and limit the troop's ability to be on duty. National Guard and Reserve troops serving on active duty must require more than 30 days...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-17/army-shutting-down-wounded-warrior-t
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House amends, then re-passes bill to create marijuana board

...regulate marijuana."If 75 and 123 pass, we'd be in great shape," Franklin said Wednesday.The bill also sets a household limit of 24 marijuana plants for a household of four or more people, and clarifies the definition of assisting. Franklin said those...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/house-amends-then-re-passes-bill-to-
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Don Young: Setting the record straight on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...fish stock rather than arbitrary and artificial deadlines. The bill would allow councils to adjust how they set Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) in order to address the issue of data poor stocks and the economic needs of the fishermen, but not above the overfishing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-14/don-young-setting-the-record-stra
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