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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...
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 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
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...
State | AK legislature
Despite warning, Seaton pushes marijuana regs

...against a bill that aims to delay legalizing the commercial sale of marijuana concentrates.The legislation by Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, had its first hearing Tuesday in the House Health and Social Services committee, of which he is the chair...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: From the privileged few to We the People

...passage of the Bill of Rights in 1791. But is this period enough to understand our ideals of freedom and liberty? Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, doesn't think so. He argued that limiting constitutional education to that 15-year span would become...
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...
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...Legislature, and in the state as a whole, for the bill.But some committee members expressed doubt, including Rep. Paul Seaton who has opposed similar measures in previous years. Seaton, a Homer Republican, said he was concerned about what...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers hear from community officials on marijuana regulations

...regulating marijuana establishments, he said.The Health and Social Services hearing focused on committee chair Rep. Paul Seaton's bill to separate and delay the regulations for marijuana concentrates.Cynthia Franklin, executive director of...
State | AK legislature
Legislator seeks delay in marijuana-concentrates regulations

...defy the will of the voters" and open the state to litigation, "which it would surely lose."Republican Rep. Paul Seaton, the incoming chair of the House Health and Social Services Committee, said Friday that he wants regulations taken...
State | AK legislature


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