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My Turn: Juneau's boneless chicken ranch caucus

...Chicken Ranch Caucus made up of Alaska House Reps. Jim Colver, R-Harcher Pass; Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage; Paul Seaton, R-Homer; Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham; Neal Foster, D-Nome; and Louise Stutes, R-Kodaik, who signed a...
Special session costs at least $430K, still no budget deal

...has been involved in the ongoing budget talks. Hotel prices go up this time of year for the tourism season.Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, said the recess during the first special session came as his rental in Juneau was up and since he wouldn't...
Gov. Walker seeks input to balance state budget

...spending reductions. There is no single answer, he said.There are multiple variations of income and sales taxes. Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, already has a bill in the Legislature for a 15 percent personal income tax that would bring in about...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers discuss right-to-die legislation

...waiting period of more than 15 days between the first request for the medicine and a prescription being written.Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, told the committee that he scheduled a hearing on the bill because he had a personal connection to the...
State | AK legislature
House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

...requests for comment. The other signers were Reps. Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham; Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak; and Paul Seaton, R-Homer.Munoz said she's not sure how she would vote on the bill."I have to get some more questions answered...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaska shouldn't balance its budget off of seniors, youth

...seniors and won't fix this budget.That makes it more curious that the oil tax reform bill by Wielechowski, Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer and myself was blocked. Leaving loopholes in our oil tax will sink this state.We have to close the budget...
My Turn: Anger over education cuts are justified

...bipartisan planning process established for looking at revenue options? Wouldn't there be at least one hearing on Rep. Paul Seaton's, R-Homer, modest income tax proposal? Judging by the Legislature's actions - or more correctly, inactions...
House passes bill pushing back annual disclosure deadline

...waiver provision would not apply to legislative filers, he said.The vote was 32-8, on reconsideration. Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, who had been absent for the initial vote, voted for the bill on reconsideration.The bill next goes...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers discuss new approach to pot legalization

...plans to take public testimony on the bill Wednesday.The House Health and Social Services Committee moved Homer Rep. Paul Seaton's bill that would allow a regulatory board to take up to an additional year developing the regulations for marijuana...
Three things to watch

...and Social Services Committee plans to continue delving into the Medicaid issue. The committee's chair, Republican Paul Seaton of Homer, said reform is needed to the current Medicaid system but he also says expansion would be beneficial to the...
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