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Grizzly bear may be vehicle plate option

...Thursday moved a bill adding the grizzly bear to the list of options people can choose for an Alaska license plate.House Bill 293, sponsored by Republican Rep. Peggy Wilson of Wrangell, gives Alaska residents the option of having the bear on...
House Finance hears student restraint bill

...procedures and training for the restraint of public school students.Republican Charisse Millett of Anchorage is sponsoring House Bill 210. The bill sets up guidelines for restraining and secluding public school students. It also outlines training for...
Some answers on oil taxes

...investment to offset that decline.Can you talk a little about how SB 21 was developed?Rodell: You have to go back to (House Bill 110) that was debated in the Legislature for two years - it did not pass right there at the end ... there were also...
Perks of 'vaping' to go up in smoke?

...restrictions on the use of e-cigarettes in schools and other places meant for children. However, Senate Bill 209 and House Bill 360 go far beyond that. Lawmakers should follow science and evidence, and clearly that is still being developed...
My Turn: House Bill 77 cuts permitting inefficiency that harms Alaskans

...passed the Legislature.However, DNR's efforts through House Bill 77 to increase the efficiency of our land and water-use...person's eligibility to appeal. We hope the amendments to House Bill 77 will remove the primary concerns that prevented its...
My Turn: Striking the Right Balance: House Bill 77

...door on Alaskans.Last year, the governor put forward House Bill 77 that, if passed by the legislature, will further...public lands, resources, regions and communities.House Bill 77 is just the latest effort to silence Alaskans. In...
People make up the state; strike down House Bill 77

...happening in Juneau right now with House Bill 77 and the Parnell administration's...Alaska's first public discussion on House Bill 77. It was supposed to be attended...Alaska Legislators, to strike down House Bill 77.Thank you Senator Stedman and...
Letter: Acute patient care needs attention now

House Bill 214, "Improving the grievance rights for psychiatric patients," sponsored by Rep. Pete Higgins and cosponsored by Rep. Geran...
Lack of transparency keeping Alaskans 'ignorant'

...Woolbright's reporting on Alaskans ignorance of the changes that House Bill 77 would bring about according to a recent poll, it...governing body. Yesterday, a hearing on the newly-amended House Bill 77 was held. The draft is not yet available on the State...
Bill will end required education contribution

JUNEAU - A lawsuit filed by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough over Alaska's education funding has prompted a House bill seeking to repeal the required local contribution.The House Education Committee heard the first reading of the bill sponsored...
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