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Schools in jeopardy

...mandate-like situation."There's only so much funding," Gattis said. "We all need to make compromises."Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, is another name superintendents around the state have associated with the possible student minimum...
State | Local | AK legislature
Legislature advances pipeline buyout

...3001 out of committee. The only member of the committee not voting in favor of advancing it to the floor was Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla.A vote of the full Senate could take place as soon as Tuesday.Before the passage out of committee...
State | AK legislature
Alaska says 1,000 people signed up for expanded Medicaid

...and another 560 people were transferred from other assistance programs."It's too early to tell," said Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, one of the Legislature's chief Medicaid expansion critics. "Some of these things take a while for...
Superintendents wary of small school shutdowns

...change. In a letter from Mase to the Lake and Peninsula school board members, Mase wrote he believed State Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, was working with others to raise the minimum to 25.Dunleavy could not be reached by press time for...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...widespread, it was not universal. Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak; Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla; and Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla all cast "no" votes. Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, was absent.Speaking before his vote...
Bulls' Rose to have eye surgery after being elbowed

...A big component in the team's health - particularly Rose's, although he is not the only injured Bulls player.Mike Dunleavy Jr. had back surgery Friday and is expected to miss eight to 10 weeks. Taj Gibson is working his way back from left...
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Panel hears of surge in prison population

...longer than Natives, or vice-versa?Schuster said that information isn't yet available, but it will be.Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, asked what implication the state's new marijuana laws might have on incarceration rates, especially...
Panel takes up bill to give parents greater say on education

...their children's education.Senate State Affairs took more than an hour of testimony on a bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, which would let parents opt students out of certain requirements, including testing, and require...
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...
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...
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