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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/appeal-erodes-trust-unity-ticket
State
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...partners 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-16/walker-wants-51-percent-stake-lng
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-14/photo-many-decades-derbies
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/lawmakers-discuss-medicaid-expansion
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/alaska-gov-bill-walker-announces-intent
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-09/medicare-cover-end-life-counseling
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/federal-report-polar-bears-peril-due-gl
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/gov-walker-pitches-transcanada-buyout
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-10/budget-deal-reached
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/committee-reverts-erins-law-original-ve
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