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Elected AG bill overruled by others

...said, "at least you know where he's coming from."Stoltze said the issue is one he would have to talk to individual legislators about to try and win their support, and he dismissed the notion of asking cosponsors to do that.If there is...
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Change voting laws before changing the Constitution

...constitutional change, it also clashes with what makes our politics truly exceptional - diffuse parties where individual legislators don't just toe a party line. Most Americans dislike Congress so much today because they yearn for more examples...
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Alaska editorial: Votes on special session request should be public

...House Speaker Pete Kott need to be reminded that the public has great interest in knowing the positions of its individual legislators. The two leaders have chosen to keep secret the votes of Senate and House members on a request by Democrats...
Juneau district attorney to take post with Legislature

...that come up to the legislature. "My duty will be to advise and otherwise represent the Alaska Legislature and individual legislators," he said. As district attorney, Gardner's office was responsible for all criminal prosecution from Yakutat...
Legislature ponders overturning 90-day session limit

...with the initiative he helped sponsor. "We probably should have put a limit on the number of bills that each individual legislator can introduce," he said. The quantity of work being demanded of staff and legislators hasn't decreased as...
Judge lets legislators comment in lawsuit

...sue in Superior Court to correct errors within 30 days of the final adoption of the plan. Volland argued that individual legislators are affected by the map but the Legislature's ability to make laws is unaffected. The ruling is expected to...
Job for ex-Sen. Taylor raises constitutional questions in state government. "The purpose sought to be accomplished by that section is not merely to prevent an individual legislator from profiting by an action taken by him with bad motives but to prevent all legislators from being influenced...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...interests, he said. "How much technology is it going to take to go and watch each individual lobbyist and each individual legislator? Are we going to place a Web-cam on each person's head and follow them around all day?" said Chryson...
Lawmakers: Finishing in 90 days won't be easy

...constraint could make in-depth budget deliberations problematic, Chenault noted. "It takes time for each individual legislator to look at what is in the budget, convey the issues to constituents, and try to get feedback," he said...
Palin budget cuts dismay legislators

...conservative," she said. Palin said local project decisions could be best be made by local governments, not by individual legislators in the state's budget. The state's budget will instead fully fund a $48 million revenue sharing program...


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