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Empire Editorial: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...way expansion was done.Their argument doesn't hold water.The Alaska Attorney General, the Legislature's own legal counsel and independent lawyers say Walker's actions are legal under state and federal law. Walker acted because the Legislature...
Judges eye legality of grand jury process in Penn State case

...right - as an individual - to legal counsel."This appeal really is that...before a grand jury a right to legal counsel so people have protection from...they were not denied the right to legal counsel. He also rejected claims about...
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Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...of marijuana is a federal offense."Sarah Melton, legal counsel for Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union, agrees...according to the Alaska Marijuana Industry Association's legal counsel Jana Weltzin. The Native regional corporations, however...
Fisheries board member cited for violating fishery closure

...both of which he declared in his ethics statement before his first board meeting."I was told by the board's legal counsel that it was not necessary to list those citations on the ethics disclosure, but I did," Johnson said. "It's...
Michael Allan McIntosh

...Fund, and the Urban League of Palm Beach County. He has also served on the boards of Physicians for Peace, Southern Legal Counsel, and Florida State University Foundation. Until his death, Michael served as a Founder and Director of ClientEarth...
Limits proposed for gas line group in alternate project

...includes two of his commissioners. The appointees are subject to legislative confirmation.Baker said the AGDC's legal counsel also is looking at whether a law change is needed for the AGDC to pursue a larger-scale project.Sen. Bert Stedman...
State | AK legislature
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...requires a separate motion, the initiative process will continue moving forward, Mills wrote in an email.Matt Singer, legal counsel for AFCA, said the case should not delay signature-collecting to get the proposed ban on the ballot."I expect my...
University of Alaska turns to legal arsenal to defeat campus carry measure

...effort to intimidate faculty or colleagues with whom they have disputes," the analysis states.Chad Hutchison, legal counsel for Senate Republicans, said the bill's backers were "willing to have that conversation" about limiting the scope...
State | AK legislature
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp. CEO leaving

...that it bought out the remainder of Peltola's contract.For Peltola's replacement, the board hired its chief legal counsel, Dan Winkelman, who on Friday referred to the same release, saying the corporation will not comment beyond that...
New Parnell regulations are an invasion of medical privacy

...according to the agency.It is troubling that the administration moved forward with these regulations despite legal counsel noting their likely unconstitutionality. Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell certified the regulations despite the...


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