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What others say: Secondhand smoke is a threat statewide

...marijuana isn't even a small potato. (Granted, we haven't studied marijuana as much as tobacco.)Sen. Peter Micciche, a Republican from Soldotna, has an interesting proposal that would help reduce smoking's toll in Alaska. Senate Bill 1 proposes a statewide...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-01/what-others-say-secondhand-smoke-
Opinion
Upsized ASAP may rattle AK LNG Project

...million reduction, for a total of $54 million, but other members of the subcommittee, including other members of the House Republican majority, did not go along with Wilson.It's unclear how the cuts would be apportioned among the university system's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-01/upsized-asap-may-rattle-ak-lng-proje
News
Voices of Alaska: Medicaid expansion is a good deal for Alaskans

Governor Walker, like other Republican and Democratic Governors who have hopped on board, is right that accepting Medicaid Expansion will save Alaska money and cut our...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-28/voices-of-alaska-medicaid-expansi
Opinion

...mentioned the idea for bar codes before, but he said it could have new life as Congress becomes more involved in the issue. A Republican House bill would block state efforts to require GMO package labels, legislation that was introduced just as Vermont became...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-02-28
Community
Bill with constitutionalism requirement for schools advances

...Articles of Confederation and the Federalist Papers in their curriculums. It does not require specific testing. Keller, a Republican, has called the bill a soft mandate. During the committee hearing, Rep. Paul Seaton said he still had concerns about the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/bill-with-constitutionalism-requirem
News
Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...minority Democrats, and called on Gov. Bill Walker to introduce a separate bill on expansion to spur a fuller debate. Republicans on the subcommittee, made up of House Finance Committee members, repeated their call for Walker to introduce a bill rather...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
News
Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...minority Democrats, and called on Gov. Bill Walker to introduce a separate bill on expansion to spur a fuller debate. Republicans on the subcommittee, made up of House Finance Committee members, repeated their call for Walker to introduce a bill rather...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
News
Rich Lowry: Yes, liberals are less patriotic

...2010 survey "One in Three Americans 'Extremely Patriotic': Republicans, conservatives, and seniors most likely to say so." According to Gallup, 52 percent of Republicans and 48 percent of conservatives called themselves extremely patriotic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-25/rich-lowry-yes-liberals-are-less-
Opinion
Wishful thinking doesn't change facts

...has not happened, and is not likely to. It should be remembered that even back when we had a Republican President, George W. Bush, and a Republican majority in both houses of Congress, the ANWR was not opened to oil and gas leasing. That...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-27/wishful-thinking-doesnt-c
Letters
What others say: Veto shows isolated, obstructionist president

...government.Aside from his green billionaire friends, we suspect Obama also wanted to frustrate what happens to be an incidental Republican priority: The House is 11 votes and the Senate merely four votes short of the two-thirds majority necessary for an override...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-25/what-others-say-veto-shows-isolat
Opinion

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