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Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska state House-Senate committee has approved a $500,000 budget for new furniture at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office that is...
Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

...thirteenth state in the nation to pass Erin's Law. SB216 now heads to the House for further consideration.The Alaska state House of Representatives on Friday passed House Democratic Leader Chris Tuck's bill to allow craft distillers in Alaska...
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My Turn: Accepting Medicaid dollars would benefit Alaska

...mid-December deadline.? Andy Josephson is a teacher and attorney who represents Anchorage's U-Med District in the Alaska State House of Representatives. He is the sponsor of House Concurrent Resolution 8, encouraging the governor to expand Medicaid...
Elton Engstrom Jr.

...Juneau Empire called "On the Waterfront." Following in the footsteps of his mother and father, Elton served in the Alaska State House of Representatives and the Alaska State Senate. He worked for infrastructure development throughout Southeast Alaska...
Legislators, please take your seats and listen

Recently, the Alaska State House Finance Committee held public testimony on one of its house bills. The chair was Rep. Alan Austerman. The exact bill and of...
Misdirected efforts

...School District's resolution to support high ?speed Internet service on the State ferries is misdirected. The Alaska State House is cutting the Governor's proposed funding for two important education programs. The House is cutting all $138...
My turn: Support coastal management, but not Measure Two

...for a new permitting authority with much more regulatory power than what we have seen in the past.Last year, the Alaska State House passed a bill by a vote of 40 to 0 that would have met these goals. House Bill 106 was supported by both conservationists...
Ex- assembly member, state rep supports Jebe for mayor She lays out in clear language her hopes and vision for Juneau today and Juneau in the future.? Miller is a former elected City and Borough Assembly member and a 16-year member of the Alaska State House of Representatives.
Neighbors mailbox

...the high school hockey team with sold-out games. Three teams (the Squirts, Peewees and Bantams) played in the Alaska state house league tournaments in Fairbanks and Anchorage, with two of the teams taking second place in their divisions. Hockey...
My turn: Playing fast, loose with rules

...the public's best interest. Speaker John Harris should be mindful of this situation. He is the leader of the Alaska State House of Representatives - the People's House. With this special session being devoted entirely to oil and gas, he...


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