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Kenai, Kodiak chinook salmon research a casualty of Walker's budget cuts

...research money to be put back in the budget. Others are doubtful that the state has another $15 million to spare. Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, said through his office that he doesn't plan on fighting to get the money back considering the fiscal...
Panel advances education amendment bill

...say could open the door to more choice in education but critics fear could hurt public schools.SJR9, from Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, would strike a provision in the state constitution prohibiting use of public funds for the direct benefit...
Proposed education amendment pulled

...religious schools was pulled from the Senate floor ahead of scheduled debate Wednesday.The measure's sponsor, Sen. Mike Dunleavy, said he expected it to return though there was question about whether it would."I would be surprised to see it...
Legislator's comments not appropriate

...proposals by possibly withholding funds since he sits on the finance budget subcommittee for Fish and Game. Sen. Mike Dunleavy also has stated the he feels that when it comes to these proposals legislators should be treated differently than all...
Begich: Public money for public schools

...two-thirds of the vote in each the state House and Senate to pass. The proposal on the Senate side, proposed by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, has yet to receive sufficient support for it to move to the Senate floor for a vote.Begich, in an...
Public education supporters hold rally at Capitol

...conversation about education to be healthy and was still collecting and processing information and trying to understand Sen. Mike Dunleavy's vision for how any constitutional change would function. Micciche said he needed more information before he would...
Senate passes education bill

...members appointed to the committee were Reps. Mike Hawker, Lynn Gattis and Sam Kito III and Sens. Kevin Meyer, Mike Dunleavy and Lyman Hoffman.But senators debated the contentious issue of funding, rejecting a proposal by minority Democrats...
Senate Finance advances education bill improve Internet service for schools with lower download speeds.It also borrows from a bill introduced by Sen. Mike Dunleavy as a companion to a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow public money to go to private or religious schools...
Senate committee works on new reading program

...the bill calls for instructional teachers to have a high rating from their most recent performance evaluation.Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, asked whether the program would trump teacher-district negotiated assignments. McCauley said the...
Legislative negotiators seek education resolution

...spoke to school funding being a shared responsibility between the state and local governments.Meyer offered Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, a fellow conferee, to speak with House members about some of the initiatives in the Senate bill about...


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