Legislators reverse $1.75M in cuts to Alaska Marine Highway

...restoration preserved 23 jobs. The Senate cut unrestricted general funds that would have eliminated those positions.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, who fought for a beefier ferry budget, said the add-back "beats the heck out of what we had in the Senate...
State | AK legislature
As Legislature goes into extra days, lawmakers share to-do lists

...wants to see the education and capital budgets finalized and is still hopeful that Medicaid expansion will be addressed. Sen. Dennis Egan, D-JuneauAfter what he called the longest confirmation vote of his political career, Egan said simply "we have to...
State | AK legislature
Legislature approves all of Walker's commissioners in marathon joint session

...brought last year by a group of same-sex couples.The attorney general's move didn't play well with Democrats. Sens. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, condemned his move in a recent news conference. Gardner said at the...
State | AK legislature
Egan's attempt to save Haines forestry office fails in Senate

An attempt by Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, to keep a state forester in Haines was defeated 6-14 in the Alaska Senate on Friday.Egan, whose district...
State | AK legislature
Legislature's special session could take place away from Juneau

...there's "a strong possibility of a special session" following the regular session that's scheduled to end Sunday.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said he was surprised by the resolution when it was read across the Senate floor Saturday."I'm really...
State | AK legislature
Sham Jam presents over $7,000 to The Canvas Arts Center

Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and organizers of the Alaska Young Democrats annual charity fundraiser, The Sham Jam, presented Millie Ryan...
Legislature delays final word on Alaska Marine Highway budget

...rule that forces it to choose between the House and Senate cuts, or a dollar amount in between, and adds money back.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said he hopes the committee skipping over the ferry budget items is a good sign for coastal communities...
State | AK legislature
Maple Leafs clean house, firing GM, interim coach, staff happen, and the direction has to be in a different direction."In addition to Horachek, assistants Steve Spott, Chris Dennis and Rick St. Croix were fired. Steve Staios was moved back to the front office as manager of player development. Spott was...
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The Pelicans are in

...scored 21 points, Pau Gasol added 18 points and 13 rebounds for his 54th double-double, and the Bulls hit the 50-win mark.Dennis Schroder came off the bench to score 21 points for Atlanta.CELTICS 105, BUCKS 100MILWAUKEE - Gigi Datome scored 22 points...
State worker raises on chopping block

...the bill could make the state vulnerable to lawsuits.When the Senate took up the operating budget a couple weeks ago, Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, offered an amendment that would have undone the cut to the union contracts. He said he disagrees with the...
State | AK legislature


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