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Walker says he won't rescind special session proclamation

...other things. Democrats also wanted expanded Medicaid.As the impasse over the budget continued Wednesday, House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, told reporters his caucus does not want to give up its vote to authorize the reserve...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-29/walker-says-he-wont-rescind-special-
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Alaska Senate approves budget; proposal now goes to House

...threshold required to authorize a draw from the constitutional budget reserve to cover costs of state government. House minority leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said talks broke down Monday morning. The budget proposal, advanced by a conference...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-27/alaska-senate-approves-budget-propos
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Legislature adjourns; governor calls special session

...and do something for the thousands of Alaskan working poor who are waiting for health care coverage," said Senate Minority Leader Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage.Walker has indicated he would call a special session dealing with Medicaid expansion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-27/legislature-adjourns-governor-calls-
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Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...The question is, is it worth it for them to do that and not provide opportunities for public education," House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said of potentially tapping those pots. House Finance Committee Co-Chairman Mark Neuman...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/leaders-raise-potential-of-budget-vo
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Agreement reached by Senate, House majorities

...The question is, is it worth it for them to do that and not provide opportunities for public education," House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said of potentially tapping those pots.House Finance Committee Co-Chairman Mark Neuman...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/agreement-reached-by-senate-house-ma
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Legislative session continues, with budget vote pending

...session carries on, with a vote pending on a state spending plan.Senate President Kevin Meyer said Sunday that Senate minority leader Berta Gardner wanted to wait to take up the budget. Under legislative rules, the conference committee report on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-26/legislative-session-continues-with-b
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Legislature hits overtime on budget; special session eyed

...reach a budget deal before the scheduled end of the session Sunday, with education funding a sticking point.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck said his Democratic-led caucus wants to restore $32 million in one-time funds that were approved last...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-20/legislature-hits-overtime-on-budget-
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Senate Finance members defend budget proposal

...settlement agreement in lawsuit over inequities in rural school funding. Walker had proposed phased-in funding.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck has said his Democratic-led caucus wants to see the $47.5 million restored, along with $32 million...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/senate-finance-members-defend-budget
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Legislature headed for overtime

...to reach agreement on a spending package, an effort complicated by a lengthy joint session on confirmations and a minority leader stuck in Anchorage for much of the day.The result was the Alaska Legislature heading into overtime, with the House...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-19/legislature-headed-for-overtime
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Military code, gas line appointments things to watch

...statehood and has not been changed substantively since, according to a legislative research brief requested by House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, who is among the legislators who have sponsored legislation to update the code. The National Guard Bureau's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-22/military-code-gas-line-appointments-
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