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Joel Charles

...around; he touched the hearts of many.Survived by mother Betty R. Charles; grandpa Daniel Charles Sr. ; children Arnold Haube...Priscilla Barr, Terry Charles Jr., Elias Tackabery, Diana R. Austin, Charette Okegawa, Christina Okegawa, Georgianna Okegawa...

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Alaska lawmakers divided on public spending for art

...heard public testimony opposing the bill from Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla. It would eliminate the requirement to spend 1 percent...about hurting local artists and economies.Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, said he appreciated the effort to save the state money...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-01/alaska-lawmakers-divided-public-spendin
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Don't be fooled by claims of a 'threat' from Russia

...crackdowns, sanctions and import bans. There's also been a lot of talk about the Arctic.In early March, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), made a point of questioning Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about Russian actions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-01/empire-editorial-dont-be-fooled-claim
Opinion
Pipeline bill sets up showdown with Walker

...predecessor, or he might see something he doesn't like and then have a right to try to negotiate something different. But Chenault, R-Nikiski, said the Legislature wouldn't be doing its job if it allowed the AGDC money to be spent without knowing how it was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-01/pipeline-bill-sets-showdown-walker
State | AK legislature
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...protected.After a long debate, all Republicans except for Kelly and Sens. John Coghill, R-North Pole; Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla; and Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, voted against the amendment. It failed 6-14. Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/senate-keeps-pot-edibles-table
State | AK legislature
Juneau turns out for budget plea

...general funds from the budget on top of several hundred million dollars in House cuts, Finance co-chair Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said at a news conference Monday morning. The state is facing a $3.5 billion budget shortfall next fiscal year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/juneau-turns-out-budget-plea
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...said Senate Finance co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, chair of the subcommittee on...to somebody else."Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, chair of the House Finance...budgets.Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said the hope is that subcommittees...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-senate-reverses-some-cuts-univer
State | AK legislature
A 'devastating' attack on airwaves

...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 concern is life...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-30/devastating-attack-airwaves
Local
Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances

...critical to the discussion. But Giessel, R-Anchorage, said she hadn't asked them...Walker's letter.Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said he hoped that parties could...of agreement over the weekend.Chenault, R-Nikiski, has said he has been pressing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/bill-limit-corporation-role-alternate-p
State | AK legislature
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...nickels and dimes," Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, said last week.One of the...radio last week, Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, offered his point of view...January, Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, told a crowd at the Dena'ina...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-legislature-makes-cuts-ripples-w
State | AK legislature

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