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Senate passes oil tax bill in tight vote

...said.Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, voted against several amendments that were offered by his fellow minority Democrats.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, gave notice that the Senate will also hold a vote on reconsideration...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-20/senate-passes-oil-tax-bill-tight-vote
Local
Taylor backs off on new commission

...obviously rejected the new Telecommunications Commission," observed Senate Minority Leader Johnny Ellis, an Anchorage Democrat. Senate President Rick Halford, a Chugiak Republican, wouldn't comment. During the subsequent Judiciary Committee hearing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062602/sta_legrcaupdate.shtml
News
Despite bipartisan rhetoric, Congress brings back pork

...politicians eager to benefit parochial interests at the expense of larger national economic health. Thus we have, in the Democrats' Senate bill, buffalo burgers for schoolkids (Sen. Kent Conrad of North Dakota, in a $10 million nod to his state's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111501/opE_edboard.shtml
Opinion
The sound of one hand clapping

...returns for a lame duck session, especially if Republicans win a House majority and make substantial inroads to the Democrats' Senate majority, or take back the Senate. According to FAIR's analysis, DHS data show the Obama Administration has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101310/opi_719721923.shtml
Opinion
Two Southeast senate seats open

...Senate. And a newcomer to state politics, Robert "Moose" Henrichs, of Cordova, also has entered that race as a Democrat. Senate District A, which covers Ketchikan, Sitka, Petersburg, Wrangell and several other smaller Southeast towns, also...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060104/sta_senate.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Education bill may face veto 3/6/98

... ``I'm happy to see we're finally going in the right direction,'' said Sen. Al Adams, a Kotzebue Democrat. ``Senate Bill 36 is still not fair.'' Eagle River Republican Sen. Randy Phillips, a sponsor of the legislation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030698/funding.html
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Subsistence bill passes; veto certain 5/11/98

...for Dec. 1 unless state and federal law can be brought into line. In a maneuver similar to one tried by House Democrats, Senate Democrats tried to amend the measure by turning it into a bill that came out of a subsistence task force put together...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051198/subsist.html
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Senate OKs land swap; will discuss King Cove road 6/26/98

Bills authorizing Hoonah and Kake land trades passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday. Other Alaska lands measures are also on the move in Congress. Mozilla/3.0b6Gold (Win95; I) [Netscape]

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062698/lands.html
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