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A 'devastating' attack on airwaves

...stations and four television stations serving the state - was zeroed out in a Senate Finance subcommittee led by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla."My kids grew up on Big Bird and Electric Company - there won't be any more of that - but my main...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-30/devastating-attack-airwaves
Local
Lawmakers show no love to public media

...broadcasting in a late afternoon meeting Thursday.The subcommittee on the Department of Administration, chaired by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, nixed the $4.2 million budgeted to help fund public radio and television operations in the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/lawmakers-show-no-love-public-media
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers predict daylight saving bill will pass Senate this week

...MacKinnon, R-Eagle River."I think it'll pass; I'd be surprised if it didn't pass fairly easily," Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, added. "Some of us have lived above the Arctic Circle where daylight saving time doesn't really...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/lawmakers-predict-daylight-saving-bill-
State | AK legislature
Panel amends bill on pot crimes

...length of time, although the Legislature can make minor changes.That amendment passed in a 4-3 vote, with Sens. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, and Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, joining Micciche in voting against it.Kelly said that he was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-15/panel-amends-bill-pot-crimes
State | AK legislature
Capitol hosts controversial Medicaid speaker

...discussions of Medicaid in Alaska, issuing a report called "Why Medicaid Expansion is Wrong for Alaska."Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, sponsored and promoted the event. Medicaid is a hot topic right now, he said."It's a piece that's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-05/capitol-hosts-controversial-medicaid-sp
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers discuss federal issues with pot legalization

...Svobodny also said he didn't know whether a future administration would change the guidance in that memo.Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, said federal enforcement remains a subjective issue, and that the Legislature needs to be clear with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/lawmakers-discuss-federal-issues-pot-le
State
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...Senate Finance Committee that changing the oil tax structure again is not on the governor's to-do list. Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, asked the commissioner to speak on the governor's plans for SB21 because some of his constituents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/walker-administration-wont-revisit-sb21
State | AK legislature
State senators riled by federal actions

...another example of the feds overreaching and trying to restrict the ability of the state to develop its resources.Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, said in an interview Friday that the state needs to do more than issue proclamations. "And what will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-01/state-senators-riled-federal-actions
State | AK legislature
Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...research money to be put back in the budget.Others are doubtful that the state has another $15 million to spare. Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, said through his office that he doesn't plan on fighting to get the money back considering the fiscal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-09/chinook-research-funding-casualty-walke
State | AK legislature
Education funding fix passes House, moves to Senate

...wait to find a long-term solution for the retirement program next year. In the other major unanswered topic, Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla and a finance member, said no decision on education funding has been made. Currently, Juneau schools...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-09/education-funding-fix-passes-house-move
State | AK legislature

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