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Housing reform bill advances; would allow landlords to seize PFDs

...moved out of the House Judiciary Committee without objection."I really like the bill," said a smiling Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage.If approved by the House and Senate, HB282 allows a landlord to garnish a renter's Permanent...
State | Local | AK legislature
House begins to debate abortion funding bill

...psychiatric disorder that places the woman's health at risk, in line with language in the regulations. Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, who sponsored the House version of SB49, said experts had testified that "no mental condition would ever make...
State | AK legislature
House committee advances officer firearm bill

...already had plenty of public testimony last week," House Community and Regional Affairs committee chairwoman Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, said before advancing the bill to the next committee.Village public safety officers are not armed...
State | AK legislature
Bill making 20 Native languages official advances

...languages of the state along with English."I love to see clapping when a bill passes," committee co-chair, Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, said. "I have never seen that before."Misty eyes and emotional voices accompanied much of...
State | AK legislature
Abortion funding bill heads to floor

...Medicaid has been paying for abortions that are not medically necessary, and that's not appropriate," said Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage.The legislation passed the committee on a 6-5 margin with two Republicans joining the committee's...
State | AK legislature
Committee advances school vouchers

...I will continue to do what I can to urge the constitution not be amended in this manner."Republican Reps. Gabrielle LeDoux and Charisse Millett, both of Anchorage, chose not to vote, according to committee staff.Public testimony was...
State | AK legislature
House moves PTSD sentencing bill

...if the category was widened, there may be a wide range of individuals claiming to have PTSD, but do not.Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, asked why not identify PTSD and other traumatic brain injuries as either a mental disease or defect...
State | AK legislature
Legislators worry that bill could create more school districts

...would have to be provided directly by the state, he said, meaning new school districts would be created.Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, asked if a school district could authorize a charter school within a different school district...
State | AK legislature
Bill could cut high school exit exam

...accountability to the state, we are looking to the needs of the student to take the next steps (after graduation)."Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, criticized the effort as taking away a good measuring stick intended to ensure students know what...
School vouchers move step closer to ballot box

...Wilson, R-Wrangell, joined Seaton in voting against the resolution, but a no-recommendation vote from Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, meant the bill would be moving on to the House Judiciary Committee on a 3-3 vote."I feel strongly...
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