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Stalemate on education reform continues

...Parnell at one meeting Sunday - all failed."The biggest issue is the BSA... whether it's in or out," House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said. "There's going to be give and take. We may lose on some, and they may...
State | Local | AK legislature
Education a sticking point as session ends

...the Senate approach to someone in a financial pinch getting a onetime bonus when they need a permanent raise.House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said the funding piece for education was a key point of difference. He said some...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Don't let Legislature fool Alaskans again

...intelligence of Alaskan voters. Protestations by House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt notwithstanding, his majority would...for the August ballot as Ballot Measure 3. While House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt claims it is wrong to assume history...
Union opposes Legislature taking up minimum wage

...Wage - said Saturday that he has "no confidence" the same thing wouldn't happen again.After the meeting, House majority leader Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, told the Empire that this Legislature shouldn't be assumed to do the same...
State | AK legislature
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...for the people, and we try to, but the isolation here causes us only to interact with each other at times."House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt of Anchorage says it is Lynn's life experiences and sharp wit that has made him valuable to the...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Permanent Fund tops $50 billion

...Alaskans in 1976."It is amazing that the first $700 million deposit in 1977 has grown to $50 billion today," House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said in a press release. "As we look to the future of the Fund, the sky is the...
State | AK legislature
Meeting of the minds is head-on collision

...believe our students are our most valuable resource when all is said and done, then we have to use everything."House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said he is not sure there is a "best" way to address the education funding issue...
State | AK legislature
Dems introduce legislation to expand Medicaid

...individual or $26,279 for a two-person family - would be eligible for Medicaid coverage under the expansion.House Majority leader Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said he'd not been approached about the bills before introduction but that...
Legislature brings gas line, spending talk

...credits, and higher-than-expected deductible lease expenditures. Provisions of the new tax kicked in Jan. 1.House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said he doesn't believe the state will get a gas line if it reverts to the old...
Lawmakers push back on 'federal overreach'

...this year on gun control."Alaskans overall sometimes get frustrated with the, this idea of being a colony," House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt said. "We really want the federal government. We want to partner with them. But we really also...


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