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Hungary declares emergency, seals border

...her, she got in before a Hungarian border patrol came by," he said. "Now I don't know where she is."The new laws make it a crime to breach or damage the 13-foot high razor-wire fence erected along 110 miles of Hungary's border with...
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Pope speeds up, simplifies process for marriage annulments

...bishop's conference gave a bishop permission to hear the case himself or to appoint one judge to handle it. The new law makes that an immediate option, meaning annulments should be easier to obtain in dioceses that don't have enough priests...
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Lawmakers discuss Medicaid expansion

...Megan Wallace, in a memo requested by Hawker's office, said that since the express language of the federal health care law makes coverage of newly eligible individuals for Medicaid mandatory, she believed a court would likely find coverage of those...
Supreme Court must stop attacks on abortion rights

...counseling, often designed to discourage abortion, then wait a day or longer before undergoing the procedure. Some laws make a woman get an ultrasound of the fetus - and look at it - while others require parental consent before a minor can have...
Begich proposes new tier of insurance policies

...I believe we should come back to the idea of individual responsibility in health care," Treadwell said. He said the law makes people pay for something they don't need, amounts to a huge tax increase, and is beginning to subsidize large groups...
Alaska Editorial: Park decision deserves appeal

...lands from the regulation, he decided.However, this isn't the only way to look at it, as the history of Alaska land law makes clear.The language in question came in reaction to a provision of the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. ANCSA...
Medicaid expansion - it's your business

...expansion in Alaska is finally garnering the attention of Alaska businesses. After all, the new federal health care law makes health care everyone's business. This issue is not alone in affecting the business environment in Alaska.Alaska Chamber...
Developers still deserve their day in the bureaucracy to make a case

...effect" without having an application that outlines the extent or nature of that discharge? This interpretation of the law makes no sense. Employing it, as outlined by Ganesan, would be an abuse of the agency's authority.The EPA's recently...
Goodell paid more than $29 million by NFL in 2011

...million. The NFL was scheduled to file the return Friday. While the league declined comment on specifics, it must, by law, make the return available upon request. In 2011, Goodell helped the league reach a new 10-year labor deal and work out...
My Turn: Mines need to pay their fair share

...operations close, leaving little in the way of compensation, jobs, or revenue to Alaska. Unfortunately, existing laws make it easy for mining companies to create this huge economic vacuum, namely through weak royalty and tax regulations. HB...


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