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Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

...motivated to action, with little to no warning," National Counterterrorism Center director Nicholas Rasmussen told the House Committee on Homeland Security in February. "Many of these so-called homegrown violent extremists are lone actors, who...
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Gay discrimination bill opens father-son split

...freedom," Rick Miller said "and I don't discriminate personally."Though his repeal bill is languishing in a House committee headed by a Houston Democrat, he vowed, "We're standing strong on this."Other lawmakers sympathize with the...
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Young proposes changes Magnuson Stevens Act

...said the changes allow fishery managers to address the economic needs of fishermen.The changes are the subject of a House Committee on Natural Resources meeting on Thursday. The bill, which could be amended during the meeting, does not yet have...
House committee plans new draft of marijuana crime bill

JUNEAU - A new draft of the marijuana crime bill is expected in the House Judiciary Committee next week. The Senate in March passed a version of the bill drafted in the Senate Finance Committee that kept marijuana as a controlled substance in Alaska.
Alaska lawmakers to discuss right-to-die legislation

JUNEAU - A state House committee was scheduled to take testimony on legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to choose to end their lives with the help...
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...Florida. "This takes us back to an area and a time where we don't want to be."The changes are the subject of a House Committee on Natural Resources meeting on Thursday. The proposed revisions of Magnuson-Stevens could be tweaked further during...
Clock stopped on daylight saving time repeal - for now

...MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, would take Alaska off of daylight saving time. The bill passed the Senate but is stuck in a House committee until next session.Critics of the legislation believe it will harm commerce in the state by pushing Alaska further...
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Alaska lawmakers divided on public spending for art

JUNEAU - A House committee took no action Tuesday on a bill that would end a program guaranteeing state spending on public art.House State Affairs heard...
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Haven House offers serenity to first tenants

...When the first tenant arrived, Bryant had dinner ready and on the table that night to welcome her home.The Haven House committee has been very selective in its application process and is choosing its residents slowly and carefully. "It's not...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

JUNEAU - A state House committee plans to hear legislation this week aimed at updating the state's military code of justice.Alaska's code was written before...


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