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Compromise or 'coercion'?

...majority leadership held an impromptu news conference shortly after the proposal was presented in House Finance. Majority leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, said the deal is proof that the majority is listening to the minority and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/compromise-or-coercion
State
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...in lost hours and temporary hires or extra work needed to cover workers on leave.Senate Republicans, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have proposed allowing voluntary arrangements where private-sector workers put the overtime they...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/rhode-island-residents-gush-about-pai
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'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...window for states to act, but it would ultimately leave the problem for the next president and Congress. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is a co-sponsor.Johnson's bill would repeal the requirements for individuals to...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/ugly-potential-fallout-supreme-court-
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My Turn: An overdue ounce of prevention

...bipartisan efforts of two Republican and two Democrat legislators who introduced four versions of Erin's law. House Majority Leader Charisse Millett (R) sponsored and Representative Geran Tarr (D) co-sponsored HB 44 known as the Alaska Safe Children's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-25/my-turn-overdue-ounce-prevention
Opinion
Obama's trade bill narrowly clears key hurdle

...the Export-Import Bank."It was a nice victory. We're going to continue and finish up the bill this week," Majority leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Obama's most important Senate ally on the trade bill, said after sealing the agreement...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/obamas-trade-bill-narrowly-clears-key
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Paul protests Patriot Act for hours

...unpatriotic of acts, go unchallenged."The House overwhelmingly passed a bill to end the bulk collection and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said the Senate will act on the issue before beginning a Memorial Day recess scheduled...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/paul-protests-patriot-act-hours
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DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...dividend at risk," Tuck said. "There's no need to go out of their way to avoid us that bad."Chenault and House Majority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, did not return requests for comment.Department of Revenue Deputy Commissioner...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-21/dor-perm-fund-draw-wouldnt-impact-2015-
Local
First special session concludes

...as I enjoy being in my home town... this session violates the Alaska Constitution," Wielechowski said.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he agreed with Wielechowski, which is why the governor's special session should...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/first-special-session-concludes
State | Local | AK legislature
Walker backs off on Juneau session call

...Even so, Kito said, "if we violate the constitution without consequences, does that make it right?"House Majority Leader Charisse Millett said in an interview last week that she had not requested a legal opinion on the special session...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-19/walker-backs-juneau-session-call
Local | AK legislature
Gov. threatens layoffs without budget deal

...slashing education funding and turning away millions from the federal government to expand Medicaid in Alaska."House Majority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, did not return a call for comment on the special session location or the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-18/gov-threatens-layoffs-without-budget-de
Local

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