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Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...right to put land into trust. In 1999, the Alaska Commission on Rural Governance and Empowerment, with Mallott as co-chair, formally recommended the state cooperate with tribal efforts to transfer land into his trust.In his campaign, Mallott...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG who work your disagreements out, you don't hammer people," with things like a reserves tax.MacKinnon is co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee. MacKinnon also said her impression is that Walker may be looking to enlarge the state...
Photo: Many decades of derbies

69th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby Co-Chair Matt Robus presented Dick Garrison with an official hat this week in recognition of his participation in all 68 years of the event...
Lawmakers discuss Medicaid expansion

...approve or at least comment on a spending issue, certainly of the magnitude at issue with expansion. MacKinnon also is a co-chair of Senate Finance.Legislative attorney Megan Wallace, in a memo requested by Hawker's office, said that since the...
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announces intent to expand Medicaid

...federal money that could help the economy of a state facing budget deficits amid low oil prices.Senate Finance Committee co-chair Pete Kelly said regardless of the federal money, the state can't afford the Medicaid system it has now."Adding...
Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling

...part of the life cycle," said Dr. Philip Pizzo, former dean of Stanford University medical school and the report's co-chair. "Beginning Medicare is one of those times, since it can be a point of awareness and reflection."Supporters say...
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Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...require a global commitment, said Jenifer Kohout, the Fish and Wildlife Service's regional program manager and a co-chair of the polar bear recovery team."In the meantime, the Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners are committed to...
Gov. Walker pitches TransCanada buyout

...Speaker Mike Chenault and Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, chair of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, and the co-chairs of the House Resources Committee, Reps. Ben Nageak, D-Barrow and Dave Talerico, R-Healy.Lawmakers also asked...
Budget deal reached

...the end of May."This is a compromise that offers real solutions to the present impasse," House Finance committee co-chair Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said in a House majority news release. "It increases funding for education, honors agreements...
Committee reverts Erin's Law to original version

...think the more moderate wing of the caucus has prevailed in the face of public pressure," she said.Senate Finance co-chair Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, led the Wednesday hearings. She said she was committed to listening to each person's...


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