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Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...for at least two years if approved by voters in the August primary. "It would be interesting to have a redo of the House vote once folks realize that there really is not a benefit for those wishing for the initiative process to occur," said...
State | AK legislature
Legal pot in Uruguay faces test

...passage in the lower house of Congress.The Broad Front coalition has a more comfortable majority in the senate, so the house vote was seen as the best chance for opponents to block the law.The plan was changed little in the six months since President...
Outside editorial: Cap-and-pay-off: Not the time to ignite a trade war

...House just passed, despite the bill's web of mandates, subsidies and regulations. But following the squeaker of a House vote, there was one provision that even Mr. Obama couldn't stomach: a requirement added shortly before the vote that...
Local politics affects senators on minimum wage

...its prospects further. Democrats said they will use a petition of lawmakers to try pressuring Republicans to allow a House vote, but the strategy seems unlikely to succeed.An Associated Press-GfK poll last month found supporters of a minimum...
State | AK legislature
CCTHITA oppose bill to change cruise ship waste regulations

...provisions of a citizen initiative requiring cruise ships meet state water quality standards when dumping wastewater.A House vote on HB80 could come as early as Monday.Hartig said in 2009 cruise companies weren't meeting the more rigorous standard...
Legislative centennial deemed a success

...the Alaska State Capitol by an address by Sen. Mark Begich, Alaska's Democratic junior senator, and a late-night House vote Monday, and by several high-profile committee meetings Tuesday afternoon.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, made it...
Coordinated RI strategy propelled gay marriage

...were elected to the House and, more significantly, the state Senate.Encouraged by those gains, Fox vowed to hold a House vote on gay marriage in the first month of this year's legislative session. The bill's easy passage so early in the session...
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Wielechowski defends ACES at Native forum

...after Wielechowski after arriving late from a session of the House of Representatives.Tarr attributed the delay to a House vote to pass her House Joint Resolution 5, expressing the Alaska State Legislature's opposition to Massachusetts biotechnology...
Juneau Empire Story Archive's Los Angeles Times: The House vote last week to allow the posting Print Reddit Archives The House vote last week to allow the posting of...1 1 The Juneau Empire Online The House vote last week to allow the posting of...
Rep. Guess makes big decision on House floor

In the middle of a House vote on a bill dealing with constitutional conventions Tuesday, Rep. Gretchen Guess faced the most important question of her life...


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