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Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

...In addition to dividing revenue, the bill orders the federal government to increase...sales it holds.Other sections of the bill are geared toward interests in different...and that committee approved Murkowski's bill by a 12-10 margin.As the bill advances...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/murkowski-revenue-sharing-bill-advances
State
William Sperling

William "Bill" SperlingWilliam "Bill" Sperling, 83, passed away May 15, 2015, in Seattle, WA...remained in Anchorage and established his business as a sign painter. Bill moved to New York in 1964 where he became involved with the Alaska...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175290837
Douglas L Gregg

...message. Although by the time Doug reached the Governor's office, the call had gone through, he was invited to stay for Bill Egan's swearing in as governor of the new state of Alaska. Doug's reputation as an attorney was sterling. When he retired...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175361804
Congress on vacation, putting off messy decisions

...vowing to oppose any spending bill that funds Planned Parenthood...leaving, with a cybersecurity bill and a largely symbolic vote...months.The 12 annual spending bills that fund the government are...their attempts to use budget bills to end them. Come September...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/congress-vacation-putting-messy-decis
Not For Web
My Turn: GMO labeling is justified for more than just salmon

...Last week the House overwhelming passed a bill regarding the labeling of foods containing...bipartisan vote. This was a Republican bill supported by 95 percent of their members...quarter of Democrats. And how does the bill eliminate consumer confusion? It doesn't...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-31/my-turn-gmo-labeling-justified-more-j
Opinion
Off the Beaten Path: Alaska blueberry tales

...that I make friends watch when they come by. I had no idea a puppy would be so expensive, though. I've racked up a heck of bill from pet counselors, psychics, past life experts and regression therapists. One clairvoyant is pretty sure in another life...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/beaten-path-alaska-blueberry-tales
Outdoors
New ruling on protective orders for Alaska Native tribes

...administrators continue to debate whether to grant tribes greater jurisdiction.North Pole Republican Sen. John Coghill has introduced a bill that would give tribal courts jurisdiction over misdemeanor crimes. He argues that it will offer a better way to address problems...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/new-ruling-protective-orders-alaska-nat
State
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt

...respect the courts, we also respect the increasingly urgent science that tells us Arctic oil needs to stay underground."Gov. Bill Walker spoke with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Oregon Gov. Kay Brown's chief of staff Thursday morning, according to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/judge-finds-greenpeace-usa-contempt
State
My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...associated with Medicaid expansion, Gov. Bill Walker announced his intent to unilaterally...legislative approval was required. Look at House Bill 148 during the 2015 session. Specifically look at Committee Substitute for House Bill 148 (HSS). The drafting number is 29-GH1055...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-30/my-turn-gov-walker-should-be-required
Opinion
The indictment that couldn't wait

...as the Empire previously reported.Juneau District Attorney James Scott attributed the grand jurors failure to issue a true bill for the more serious felony to the fact that the victim is still receiving medical care for her burns and wasn't available...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-30/indictment-couldnt-wait
Local

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