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House agrees on budget

...House Finance committee co-chair Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, brought the amendment to house bill 2001...members to vote "yes." All but Reps. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, and Lora Reinbold, R-Eagle River, voted for the add-back.The body...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-30/house-agrees-budget
State | AK legislature
House majority, minority reach possible compromise

...minority members, will add back $15 million to the budget, spread across a list of state programs, said Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, during a Friday evening interview.Of that money, $700,000 will go to the state's Parents as Teachers programs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-29/house-majority-minority-reach-compromis
State
My Turn: Medicaid reform is the real red herring

...published in the Alaska Dispatch News last week, Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, called Medicaid expansion a red herring and concluded...plan for a healthy Alaska." Writing for Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, Chad Hutchison argued that expansion is too risky...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-29/my-turn-medicaid-reform-real-red-herr
Opinion
Juneau rep pulls vote on minority amendment

...members in House Finance, Reps. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, and Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham...committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, voted to pass the amendment...something had changed. Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River, asked for Gara's successful...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-28
State | Local | AK legislature
Local Sports Calendar for Friday, May 29

...Fax registration (586-4589), drop off or mail to the P&R office at 1555 South Seward street. Registration is available...7-8 year olds, 9-10 year olds and 11-4 year olds. P&R is looking for volunteers to coach a team. Coaches make the program...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-29/local-sports-calendar-friday-may-29
Sports
IRS believes identity thieves are from Russia

...federal government fails to protect private and confidential taxpayer information, Congress must act," said Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, chairman of the Finance Committee. "Taxpayers deserve to know what happened at the IRS regarding the data theft, and...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/irs-believes-identity-thieves-are-rus
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Around town for Thursday, May 28

...if you are a minor, you'll need a parent's permission because some games are rated "M." Details: Greg Frank at greg.r.frank@gmail.com.Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-28/around-town-thursday-may-28
Local
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/rhode-island-residents-gush-about-pai
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House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

...with House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, Tuesday evening to "explore...Finance committee member Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said as HB 2002 stands now, those...the bill on the floor.Reps. Jim Colver, R-Palmer; Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/house-offers-bill-perm-fund-draw
State | AK legislature
Compromise or 'coercion'?

...Finance committee member Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said during the Wednesday meeting...wouldn't work. Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, is one of the six, but declined...Majority leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, said the deal is proof that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/compromise-or-coercion
State

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