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Gov. Walker signs eight bills into law

...instance, if a thief steals a plumber's tools and he is unable to work.? SB 15 reduces the tax on individual life insurance policy premiums exceeding $100,000 from 0.1 percent to 0.08 percent.? SB 19 allows road service areas to assimilate...
State | AK legislature
Slack Tide: It's raining men-clouds

...bones and are not, contrary to some recent news reports, going extinct. Phew! (Although I'm not canceling my life insurance policy quite yet.) The article goes on to detail various signs of a red tide rising, most notably the traveling exhibit...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda up to $250 million to a regional health organization. SB47Creditors can't go after your un-matured life insurance policies if you declare bankruptcy. (Currently, the first $500,000 of the policy is protected. This would protect...
State | AK legislature
Prefiled bills in plain English appointed to the State Medical Board.? SB 15 - Coghill - Decreases the tax on policy year premiums for life insurance policies.? SB 16 - Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage - Declaring the Arctic policy of the state.? SB 17 - Wielechowski...
Local | AK legislature
Northrim Bank acquires Residential Mortgage

...announcement, Northrim will pay $22.4 million at closing, including $17.8 million in cash and assignment of life insurance policies. The bank will also pay the current owners proceeds estimated at $7.4 million over the next five years, assuming...
This Day in History

...Alaska and Hawaii, using Alaska for feeding grounds and Hawaii for calving. In the nation In 1761, the first life insurance policy in the United States was issued, in Philadelphia. In 1819, the first steam-propelled vessel to attempt a trans-Atlantic...
Palmer jury convicts mother of killing son in arson fire

...series of coincidences. Prosecutors contended that Welton set the fire in hopes of collecting on $100,000 life insurance policies she took out months before on both boys. Prosecutors said Welton also drugged drinks for the two boys to sedate...
2010 was full of surprises

...stripper and another man, John Carlin III, of killing Leppink. Prosecutors say her motive was a $1 million life insurance policy payout, which she never got. Carlin was killed in prison, and in February the Alaska Court of Appeals overturned...
Indictment: Man planned to fake death

...according to the indictment. One week after their marriage, Darling applied to State Farm Insurance for a $3 million life insurance policy on himself and $500,000 on Wood. On the application, he lied about his income, inflating it twofold in an...
Governor calls for session on state benefits

...the state's pared down criteria list includes providing proof in the form of legal documents such as wills, life insurance policies and jointly held real estate. Many of those things are easily subject to change and could bump deserving couples...


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