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My Turn: The lipstick on a Legislative Council-spending pig

...had signed on behalf of the Legislative Council. Now, the House should accept...was all this justified? The Legislative Council gave Hawker the authority...courage to do the same to the Legislative Council members who egregiously betrayed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-10/my-turn-lipstick-legislative-council-
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Lawmakers want one more big meal before tightening belts

...apply to them as well.We're talking about the Legislative Council's 15-1 vote to buy the Legislative Information...Fearing a lawsuit if it backs out of the lease, the Legislative Council now wants to spend $35 million more to clean up...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-17/empire-editorial-lawmakers-want-one-m
Opinion
Lawmakers approve $100K for LIO lawsuit

...Legislative Information Office.The Legislative Council, the committee that oversees...open the state to lawsuits, Legislative Council chair Sen. Gary Stevens...vacate the committee room, the Legislative Council approved $100,000 to pay...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/lawmakers-approve-100k-lio-lawsuit
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers consider spending $70 million for office building to house Anchorage delegation

...state about $70 million, Legislative Council chairman Sen. Gary Stevens...building would come back to Legislative Council for approval. Stevens said...building in Anchorage."Legislative Council vice chair Rep. Bob Herron...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14/state-investigates-spending-70-million-
State | AK legislature
Backup LIO building needs $2.5M for improvements

...Gary Stevens, chair of the Legislative Council, a standing committee of...lieutenant governor, is the Legislative Council's first choice for relocating...Stevens, who was a member of Legislative Council when the LIO lease was negotiated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/backup-lio-building-needs-25m-repairs
State | AK legislature
Reinbold booted from caucus

...Regional Affairs.House Majority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, replaced Reinbold on the joint Legislative Council. Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, replaced her on the Rules committee. Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, went...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-16/reinbold-booted-caucus
State | AK legislature
American flag ban riles California lawmakers

...suite. An anonymous note said the flag shouldn't be displayed in the lobby.Six undergraduate members of a legislative council voted last Thursday to ban displaying national flags, including the American flag. In voting on the resolution...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/american-flag-ban-riles-california-la
Not For Web
Reinbold: 'I'm hoping my colleagues respect my decision'

...committees: Community and Regional Affairs, Rules and Legislative Council. Millett said if Reinbold is removed from the caucus, Millett would probably take her place on Legislative Council. Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, could take Reinbold's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-14/reinbold-im-hoping-my-colleagues-respec
State
House Speaker wants special session, just not in Juneau

...for extra innings 21 times for a total of 258 days.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, is no longer a member of Legislative Council, the bicameral committee that oversees Capitol operations, having been replaced this session by Sen. Lyman Hoffman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/house-speaker-wants-special-session-jus
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

...budget approved Monday by the Legislative Council is for new furnishings in...furniture subcommittee of the Legislative Council recommended.The $44 million remodel was launched after Legislative Council Chairman Rep. Mike Hawker...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-11/lawmakers-approve-500k-furniture-budget
State

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