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House panel advances bill to nix state employee pay raises

...The employees have been in line for a cost-of-living increase of 2.5 percent for the coming fiscal year. Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River, said the bill is about providing job security as best as possible amid budget cuts. The state is...
Juneau rep pulls vote on minority amendment

...approved 6-5.But when the House Finance committee came back from an hour-long break, something had changed. Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River, asked for Gara's successful amendment to be rescinded. On a re-vote, Munoz and Edgmon changed...
State | Local | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Time for a legislative remodel

...2009-PresentChris Tuck (D), 2009-PresentTammie Wilson (R), 2009-PresentLance Pruitt (R), 2011-Present Dan Saddler (R), 2011-PresentSteve Thompson (R), 2011-PresentHarriet Drummond (D), 2013-PresentBenjamin Nageak...
Marijuana board bill advances in Legislature

...Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, said in response to those figures.In response to a question from Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River, Franklin offered a glimpse into the possible cost of marijuana sale licenses. Legislation enacted...
State | AK legislature
Medicaid expansion rejected by House Finance

...department's budget Friday.The committee "denied all requests related to Medicaid expansion," subcommittee Chair Rep. Dan Saddler said at the beginning of the meeting.The federal government would pay for expanded Medicaid in fiscal year 2016...
Subcommittee discusses Medicaid expansion

...with the level stepping down to 90 percent by 2020. The federal match for existing Medicaid is 50 percent.Rep. Dan Saddler, who chairs the subcommittee comprised of House Finance members, asked Health Commissioner Valerie Davidson if the...
State | AK legislature
Reinbold booted from caucus

...of the committee.Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, became Joint Armed Services committee co-chair. Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River, was moved onto the committee to take LeDoux's spot.Rules chair Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage...
State | AK legislature
Lawmaker wants to examine state's credits, exemptions

...American constitutionalism to be taught to secondary school students. The bill is from Republican Reps. Wes Keller, Dan Saddler and Bob Lynn. A similar proposal died during the last Legislature. Proposed gas purchaseThe Senate Special Committee...
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Legislators file first round of bills

...driver's licenses must be able to indicate whether a person is disabled physically or mentally.? HB 46 - Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River - Creates a reserved seat for a veteran on the Alaska Workforce Investment Board.? HB 47 - Rep...
Local | AK legislature
Republican rep bucks majority, votes 'no' on budget

...consequences in a caucus meeting, Millett said.Reinbold's fellow representative from Eagle River, Republican Rep. Dan Saddler, said House Finance could have cut more, but he's pleased overall with the result of "round one." He said there...
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