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Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...long debate, all Republicans except for Kelly and Sens. John Coghill, R-North Pole; Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla; and Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, voted against the amendment. It failed 6-14. Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, was the first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/senate-keeps-pot-edibles-table
State | AK legislature
Munoz disregarded the health concerns of 1,300 constituents

I'm disappointed that Rep. Cathy Munoz voted with the House Finance Committee to cut Medicaid expansion out of the Department of Health and Social Services budget...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-30/munoz-disregarded-health-concerns-130
Letters
Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances

...full support, Walker wrote. Or, he said, the two might be combined at some point.In a letter to Senate Resources chair Cathy Giessel, Walker reaffirmed his commitment to Alaska LNG and repeatedly used the word "back-up" to refer to the alternate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/bill-limit-corporation-role-alternate-p
State | AK legislature
A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...save $287,500, or 0.00008 percent. Budgeting for the near future at the expense of kids' futures?Though Juneau Reps. Cathy Munoz and Sam Kito III have come out in support of the program during a failed attempt to add the funds back during a House...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/short-term-fix-potential-long-term-prob
State | Local | AK legislature
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...into multiple time zones would impact the government's ability to function as one.Christopher Clark, former aide to Rep. Cathy Munoz and longtime state employee himself, said his father, Bob Clark, worked as a computer programmer for several state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/permanent-fund-corporation-not-immune-d
State | AK legislature
Local teacher honored with DSE inaugural award

...upcoming teacher expeditions. This summer, there are three: The first is a trip led by University of Alaska Southeast geologist Cathy Connor and environmental sciences professor Mike Hekkers on the Juneau Icefield, through the Juneau Icefield Research Program...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/local-teacher-honored-dse-inaugural-
Outdoors
Ferry, timber, UAS dollars added back

...The committee discussed about 80 amendments to the existing state operating budget bill, including one, sponsored by Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, that restored $700,000 to the ferry system budget. It had been slashed in subcommittee by $9.5 million...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/ferries-timber-uas-added-back
State | AK legislature
Munoz votes against, Kito for Medicaid expansion

...successfully asked for another vote on the amendment. The final vote was 12-22, with the amendment again failing.Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said in a past interview she's leaning toward Medicaid expansion but only if the governor introduces...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/mu%C3%B1oz-votes-against-kito-medicaid-
State | AK legislature
Reinbold booted from caucus

...Conservation and the Alaska Court System, both chaired by Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, and on the Department of Labor and Workforce...conservative legislators: Reps. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer; Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla; and Wes Keller, R-Wasilla. The group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-16/reinbold-booted-caucus
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers predict daylight saving bill will pass Senate this week

...Pacific time zone.Geographically, the state should span four zones."Alaska should have more than two time zones," Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said Monday. "Southeast should have a separate one."Egan said he is somewhat placated by the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/lawmakers-predict-daylight-saving-bill-
State | AK legislature

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