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What others say: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...lawmakers have again and again refused to bring the matter to a floor vote.Even this year, when a special session was called to specifically...procedural delays and lawsuits is not."All I'm asking for is a vote," Walker said Tuesday.We think Medicaid expansion deserves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-25/what-others-say-alaska-needs-legi
Opinion
Three contested races for borough assembly seats

...has been politically involved since he was 18 and old enough to vote. "There's always something to talk about at the dinner table...Polls will open on October 6. The last day to register to vote is Sept. 6 and absentee ballots will be available beginning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-25/three-contested-races-for-borough-as
News
Voices of Alaska: Time for Alaskans to pull together

...my Medicaid reform and expansion legislation on a special session call. Legislators again gaveled out without taking a floor vote, calling a new session without Medicaid on the agenda. Alaskans could not wait any longer. I used my executive authority...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-23/voices-of-alaska-time-for-alaskan
Opinion
Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...Kito of Juneau was the only dissenting vote. Senate Majority Leader John Coghill...briefing after the Legislative Council vote. "I cannot understand, I cannot fathom...disappointed with the Legislative Council vote to hire outside counsel to pursue a lawsuit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/gop-cites-constitutional-question-in
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Proposed service area raises support, concern

...special election on Nov. 3. It would allow voters inside of a proposed Central Peninsula Economic Development Service Area to vote on gaining expanded economic development services in an area that includes a portion of Kalifornsky Beach road where residents...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-16/proposed-service-area-raises-support
News
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...and their life's investment becomes worthless because "neighbors" from Bethel to Ketchikan - of the Mat Su valley simply vote them out of business? What about the processing plants, local jobs and other economic benefits that commercial fishing creates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-20/voices-of-alaska-motive-behind-se
Opinion
Festival showcases Alaskan craft beer

...Choice favorite beer however the competition was much closer with over 20 different brews receiving multiple votes and only one vote in the final tally separating a Kassik's brew from the winning "Double on Tundra" by 49th State Brewing Co. of Denali Park...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-08-17/festival-showcases-alaskan-craft
Dispatch
Three candidates will run for two openings in Kenai City Council

...agenda, and wants an opportunity to address. In the council's April 17, 2013 meeting, Boyle was the only council member to vote against the revised version of the plan. "I think the shape of the city, the way the city looks, should be citizen-driven...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-19/three-candidates-will-run-for-two-op
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Assembly takes up, delays K-Beach flooding issues

...a special election in November to allow voters inside of the proposed Central Peninsula Economic Development Service Area to vote on gaining expanded economic development services in District 1 which stretches from the Cook Inlet along Kalifornsky Beach Road...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-20/assembly-takes-up-delays-k-beach-flo
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Ted Cruz sees path to White House running through the South

...15 be split proportionally among leading vote-getters. Only afterward can a state...to award all of its delegates to the top vote-getter.Cruz certainly has competition...understands the people and is willing to vote and work for the people, which is what...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-13/ted-cruz-sees-path-to-white-house
Opinion

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