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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...
Oil tax vote too close to call

...Measure 1, which would repeal a production tax approved by lawmakers in 2013, were leading by a narrow margin. Republican lawmakers approved the revised tax system at the urging of Gov. Sean Parnell. Senate Bill 21 narrowly passed the state...
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...
Tentative education deal overshadowed by Knik Arm

...concurrence vote until Wednesday, day 93 of what was scheduled to be a 90-day session, when two Anchorage-area Republican lawmakers were absent, Reps. Lora Reinbold of Eagle River and Bob Lynn of Anchorage. The vote was 20-18; 21 votes were...
Poorly worded press release perpetuates stereotypes, undermines message

...viewer?" Coyne wrote. The release, which garnered national attention this week, prompted apologies from two Republican lawmakers and has since been republished without the word sexy in the headline. But, it's too late. The damage has been...

...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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