With Hindu party leading India, beef grows political

NEW DELHI - The legislator was full of outrage when he arrived...his wife's sewing machine.The legislator's anger, though, was not about...half-dozen BJP politicians slapped around a legislator on the floor of a state legislature...
Nation and World
Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack

...controlled by terrible thoughts," the legislator, Mazen Dalaeen told The Associated...alive in a cage by the militants.The legislator said in the mourning tent that his son...Abu Baraa, the Jordanian."The legislator said he last saw Mohammed in June and...
Nation and World
Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

...with them. They are all gone now," he said.A Canadian legislator said the family, fleeing the conflict in Syria, had been...headline: "Be ashamed world."In Britain, Labour Party legislator Ann Clwyd said constituents have been calling her since the...
Nation and World
Panel hears of surge in prison population

...considers some kind of amnesty for past marijuana crimes.The consensus answer from Bryner, Schuster and Dunleavy's fellow legislator, Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, was that so few people were jailed for marijuana crimes that changing the laws wouldn't...
Legislator seeks delay in marijuana-concentrates regulations

JUNEAU - A Homer legislator has proposed delaying regulations for marijuana concentrates to allow officials to focus this year on rules for the sale and growth...
State | AK legislature
Letter: Rep. Gattis, writer unfairly attack charity golf event

...on Fridays during session.That inappropriate use of state funds has been happening for years. When I complained to the legislator that I objected to buying clothing for staff and the time for three staffers to pick out fabric, I received an email acknowledging...
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm can't start their own boys' program - one that will teach the same things," she said.Brad Daw, a Republican legislator in Utah who's been involved in Scouting since he was 11, said he was disheartened by the BSA vote to allow gay leaders...
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Legislator says UAS fundraising inadequate

A top state legislator is criticizing Alaska's universities, especially the University of Alaska Southeast, for doing little to tap corporate and...
Influential legislator criticizes Anchorage office plan

An Anchorage legislator is calling a proposal for new offices for legislators in the state's largest city a "monument to legislative vanity" and urging...
Parnell meets with China's top legislator

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sean Parnell said he had a wide-ranging meeting with China's top legislator. Wu Bangguo, chairman of China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, stopped in Anchorage Saturday on...


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