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S. Carolina Senate gives final OK to flag removal

...viewing and funeral.She did not speak publicly at the Capitol. Instead, family attorney and Clementa Pinckney's fellow senator Gerald Malloy spoke on her behalf. Malloy said he was proud that the Senate followed the example of the Emanuel AME...
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Education a sticking point as session ends

...state funds education.That wasn't the only provision in the bill that caused some heartburn, including among fellow senators. There was also a provision that would raise the required local contribution level for schools and allow parents...
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Murkowski hopeful on passing Law of the Sea treaty

...important, so critical, to this nation," she said.She has worked with Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., to educate fellow senators on the pact's importance. Proponents faced a setback in June, she said, when Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio...
Murkowski pushes to open ANWR at hearing

...pitched development of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee but a fellow senator said the panel should move on. "I hope we don't get caught up dancing on the head of this pin called ANWR...
Seek different land swap

...after year despite his substantial seniority in a Republican-held Congress. It may be that Frank Murkowski's fellow senators saw this action for what was and still is: bad legislation, a bad trade and a violation of public trust responsibilities...
Alaska's big- government senator

...funding was rescinded, he would resign his position forthwith. It sounds like a great idea to me. Why did his fellow senators not take him up on it? We do not generally have such golden opportunities to oust from the Senate a big-government...
Budget headed for Senate vote

...with all three including the amount added for salary adjustments.After the amendments were approved, Kelly thanked fellow senators on the committee for their work and praised the efforts of their budget subcommittees."I have never worked with...
Empire editorial: Green's balking a poor example of leadership

Senate President Lyda Green showed little political courage last week when she refused to poll her fellow senators about where to hold the fall special session on the petroleum profits tax. Sound off on the important issues at Her decision smacks...
Never question your ballot again

...polling place designated for the precinct of his residence." We approved these words. But in our committee, my fellow senator from Ketchikan, Democrat Bob Ziegler, asked what if a voter is confused and goes to the wrong precinct? We added...
Umiat, Tanana road plans raise ire of Arctic senators

...10 million is expected to last through a process he admitted could take 13 years or more.Stedman reminded his fellow senators about the decades-long Juneau Access Road battle, saying "13 years might be optimistic."? Contact reporter...


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