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LNG Project, state officials address legislators' concerns

Remarks from state legislators representing the Kenai Peninsula during an Alaska LNG Project update focused on local impact and project finances.Alaska Department...
Alaska deserves better from its elected leaders

...then-Anchorage police chief Walt Monegan, for allegedly refusing to fire her ex-brother-in-law. A group of state legislators found she had violated the state executive ethics act, while the state's personnel board ultimately found no wrongdoing...
Kenai stands with veterans in support of memorial

...should take a stand and show support for the veteran's who have made their point. He said he has talked with local state legislators who supported the veteran's position.Representative Olson wrote a letter to Kenai City Manager Rick Koch in support...
Les Palmer: The state of the Kenai, Part 2

...positive changes." That's true enough, but it's not the whole story. While members of the Board of Fisheries, state legislators and various members of local governments do have the authority to affect change, the real power to change things comes...
Kenai council votes in support for veteran's memorial

...takes a stand because the public has made it clear how they feel on the issue. He said he has talked with local state legislators who have also showed their support for the veterans. The veteran's memorial artist Scott Hamann, who attended...
AP News Extra: States face new cost concerns with Medicaid surge

...was estimated last fall."Our policy goal is to get people covered, so in that sense it's a success," said state legislator Richard Pan, a Democrat who heads the California State Assembly's health committee. "We are going to have to...
What others say: A look back at the 'education session'

...assessment systems for schools and teachers, to say nothing of concerns about violating the separation of church and state.Legislators did make at least some progress this year, recognizing that school outcomes won't improve simply by maintaining...
Legislature should hold hearing on referendum

...known as the "Oil Giveaway." So why wouldn't state legislators want to hold a hearing on oil production now? we earn less money for production of our oil. State legislators don't want a hearing on the referendum to repeal...
State LNG take could be $3 billion

JUNEAU - State legislators are continuing their review of the state's proposed deal with North Slope producers and TransCanada Corp. on a major natural...
Governor says he's not threatening Ketchikan

...consequence that if Ketchikan is the driving force behind a lawsuit that could result in more financial exposure to the state, legislators and I view requests from Ketchikan through that lens."Senate Minority Leader Hollis French interpreted that last...


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