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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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