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Obama: 'Feeling good' on health care

...including the one that resulted in millions of Americans losing the coverage they had and wanted to keep," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Wednesday. "And the ruling won't change the skyrocketing costs in premiums...
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Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

...long-coveted fast track bill will be on Obama's desk."This is a very important day for our country," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said. In the strange-bedfellows politics of trade, he was among the Republican congressional...
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S. Carolina lawmakers vote to debate flag was quickly seconded by leading Republicans including U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, giving others a political opening to announce their moves. Many cited the church slayings as they...
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In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave 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...
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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...
Who are the Legislature's top earners?

...per month2) James Armstrong - Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks - Majority - $10,404 per month3) Rynnieva Moss - Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole - Majority - $10,404 per month4) Deborah Grundmann - Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla...
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Alaska Editorial: Reserve transfer would hurt state's future fiscal options

...megaprojects such as the Knik Arm bridge and the Juneau road, while the Republican-led majority prefers the opposite.Majority leaders have evidently given up most if not all hope that they will reach a budget compromise. Last week, they floated...
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 the...
'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...
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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...


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