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Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...his use of executive authority to accept federal funds to expand the state Medicaid program. Minority Democrat Rep. Sam Kito of Juneau was the only dissenting vote. Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-Fairbanks, said the attorney fees...
What others say: Juneau can host a special session, but will it?

...civic involvement, that argument was debunked time and again, evidenced by photos posted to social media by Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III, who shared one photo after another of empty meeting rooms.Juneau's legislative delegation has assured fellow...
Arctic drilling complaint clears Legislature

...governor's call asked to come in and talk about TransCanada, and I don't see TransCanada mentioned," said Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau.Rep. Max Gruenberg, D-Anchorage, supplied a legal memo and testimony that said while the resolution...
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What others say: Lawmakers want one more big meal before tightening belts

...9 billion other reasons why this move ranges between fiscally irresponsible and blatantly hypocritical.Juneau Rep. Sam Kito did us proud as the only voice of reason on the 16-member council.According to a March 2014 report from Rep. Mike...
Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

...and the fact that the Capitol is undergoing a major renovation.During a House floor session later in the day, Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, said there are adequate facilities in Juneau outside of the Capitol for legislators to use.Rep. Andy...
Voices of Alaska: Measure would preserve spill response, prevention efforts Representatives Paul Seaton (R-Homer), Peggy Wilson (R-Wrangell), Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks), and Sam Kito III (D-Juneau). The bill would amend state law and bring the state's oil spill prevention and response fund into...
What others say: 90-day session isn't good for Alaska about listening to what a lobbyist-turned-legislator had to say about the 90-day session.Democratic Rep. Sam Kito III of Juneau was a lobbyist before being appointed to the Legislature to fill a vacancy earlier this year."When we're...
Senate passes education bill

...appointed to try to work out a deal. The 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...
Walker takes office

...struggles with the high energy costs and Bishop said he was glad to hear Walker's remarks about energy distribution.Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, said he liked the bipartisan message.Walker, 63, and his wife plan to live in the governor's...


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