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Marijuana criminal bills put on hold for rewrite

...During a joint session of the House and Senate Judiciary committees Wednesday, Rep...were introduced in both the House and Senate, are being rewritten. The bills were...R-Anchorage, and chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has said that legislators...

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...be myself. I would be Loretta Lynch," the nominee told her Senate confirmation hearing as Republicans showered criticism on the...Lynch responded with a smile.It was a moment that summed up a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that was often more about Obama...

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Hanley: Education will have to be protected at some level

...Walker and lawmakers to keep the $32 million in place for next year "to lessen the impact of future budget cuts" on students.Senate Minority Leader Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, said the question should not be how much should the state spend on education...

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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule

Wednesday 1:00 p.m. The Joint House & Senate Judiciary Committees will sponsor a public hearing to discuss...Defenses. Testimony by invitation only.Friday 1:30 p.m.The Senate Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss...

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Official shares ideas for marijuana regulations

...presented ideas for new regulations during a Senate State Affairs Committee hearing, primarily...R-Anchorage, and chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has said she plans...about the possibility of repeal during a Senate majority press conference Monday, lawmakers...

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Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...declare war on Alaska. Well, we are ready to engage," said U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and chair of the Senate energy committee. The designation would set aside an additional 12.2 million acres as wilderness, including the coastal...

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Lawmakers want bill to decriminalize marijuana fast tracked

...legislators propose going about it.The Senate Judiciary Committee introduced a bill...history of marijuana policy in Alaska."Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Lesil McGuire...Monday at a joint meeting of the House and Senate Judiciary committees. The bill also has...

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Lawmakers grapple with marijuana bill

...legalize the substance.The House and Senate judiciary committees are considering bills...legalization. McGuire has said she hopes the Senate bill will pass by Feb. 24, when the...effect.It must also be considered by the Senate Finance Committee before it goes to the...

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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule

...Defenses. Testimony will be taken.Wednesday 1:30 p.m.The Senate Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss...Defenses. Testimony by invitation only.Friday 1:30 p.m.The Senate Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss...

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What others say: An ounce of prevention

...the House Education Committee. An identical bill cleared the Senate.Erin Merryn, whom the bill is named after, visited Alaska...time. Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, introduced the Senate version last year that won approval. We hope she'll champion...

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