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Reinbold loses most committee assignments after budget vote

JUNEAU - A conservative Republican lawmaker who broke with her caucus in voting against the state operating budget has been stripped of most of her committee assignments...
Why does health overhaul drama continue?

...old.Political oppositionUnyielding opposition from conservative voters has made it practically impossible for Republican lawmakers to take a pragmatic approach to a program with obvious flaws, but also popular aspects.Few in the United States...
A good solution to a real problem

...manner in which the Board of Fisheries develops regulations.House Bill 103 was introduced by Tammie Wilson, a Republican lawmaker representing Fairbanks and North Pole. The measure is short - just seven lines, 10 if you count the title - but...
Alaska lawmakers will scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...Democrats see in him a partner. Walker's shakeup of the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. riled some Republican lawmakers. But GOP legislative leaders say they're willing to work with Walker's administration.Lawmakers will have...
Lawmakers wonder if AGDC dismissals will delay pipeline work

JUNEAU - Two Republican lawmakers are questioning whether the removal of three board members from an organization expected to play a key role in Alaska natural gas...

...millions of immigrants, now in the country illegally, from deportation.Assuming Obama keeps his veto promise, Republican lawmakers would have to decide whether to drop their demands or let parts of the federal government close for lack of money...
House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'

...court system, and oftentimes they never show up for their court dates. Obama administration officials along with Republican lawmakers want to change the law so that Central American children can be treated the same way as Mexican minors, who can...
Each party certain the other is wrong

...ideological voters play outsized roles. This encourages Republican lawmakers to veer hard right, and Democrats to veer hard...Romney endorses a higher minimum wage. But most Republican lawmakers shrug it off, saying there's little enthusiasm...

...lawmakers were notified only after U.S. officials knew they had Bergdahl, but before the transfers took place.Two Republican lawmakers said Obama violated U.S. laws when he approved the exchange. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon of California and...

...focused on addressing the influx of border-crossers and returning as many as quickly as the government can.Republican lawmakers had decided to scuttle any votes on a comprehensive overhaul of immigration laws this year. Now, they are urging...


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