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Walker vetos bill to limit Alaska LNG competition

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Gov. Bill Walker has vetoed legislation that would temporarily...proposed. The veto was expected, though Walker has had talks with House Speaker Mike...bring both sides a measure of comfort. Walker had until Saturday, the eve of the scheduled...

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Lawmakers plan joint session for Sunday, bucking Walker

...take up appointments made by Gov. Bill Walker on Sunday, seeking to buck the new governor on the issue.Walker signed an executive proclamation Wednesday...session was canceled earlier this week.Walker said the cancellation, combined with...

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Walker calls joint legislative session for appointments

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Gov. Bill Walker signed an executive proclamation Wednesday...before being canceled earlier this week. Walker, in a news release late Wednesday afternoon...Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, met with Walker on Wednesday morning and said they intended...

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Walker calls joint legislative session for appointments

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker signed an executive proclamation Wednesday...before being canceled earlier this week.Walker, in a news release late Wednesday afternoon...Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, met with Walker on Wednesday morning and said they intended...

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Walker hints at special session over Medicaid

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday hinted at a possible special...discuss that with legislative leaders.Walker has called Medicaid expansion a must-have...next six years.Rallies in support of Walker's plans to expand and make changes...

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House amends, then re-passes bill to create marijuana board

...passed Tuesday, but it was voted on Wednesday under reconsideration. At that time, it was amended.The bill, from Gov. Bill Walker, would create a five-member board that would share staff and resources with the state alcohol board.When voters approved...

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What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...being asked the same question, and the answer is still the same. It's unconstitutional.In October, then-candidate Bill Walker was asked whether the state should consider continuing a legal fight to ban same-sex marriage. He issued a statement that...

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State budget still under discussion

...two of the big issues were Gov. Bill Walker's desire to expand Medicaid and the...savings to help get by, but legislators and Walker want to stretch those reserves as long...education funding. The House agreed with Walker's proposal to forward-fund education...

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Governor: Medicaid reform without expansion unacceptable

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker said Monday that he could not support...interview with The Associated Press, Walker said reform and expansion go hand-in-hand...provide health care, Davidson said.Walker would not say under what conditions he...

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Walker orders AK LNG review

Gov. Bill Walker has ordered a 45-day review of the state's...North, an Anchorage business group, Walker said he had received the consent of the...after the review, he said.In his speech Walker said, "I want our team to look deep...

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