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GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/gop-tries-undercut-nuclear-deal-iran
Not For Web
Ferries dealt another blow in Senate subcommittee

...The Alaska Marine Highway System was never ever created to make money. It was to serve coastal Alaska."Republican lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have pointed out that highways and aviation are taking comparable hits, dollar-wise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/ferries-dealt-another-blow-senate-subco
State | AK legislature
Column: The 'rest of the story' on federal subsidies

...the costs" which will be 90 percent. That was a bullet aimed at the federal deficit. It's the same argument Republican lawmakers are regurgitating today by opposing Gov. Bill Walker efforts to keep his campaign promise to expand the program...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-06/column-rest-story-federal-subsidies
Opinion
Lawmakers to scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...Democrats see in him a partner. Walker's shakeup of the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. riled some Republican lawmakers. But GOP legislative leaders say they're willing to work with Walker's administration.Lawmakers will have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-19/lawmakers-scrutinize-budget-pot-and-med
State
Local lawmakers react to State of the State

...Of course, we've heard that from many governors now," Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said.Republican lawmakers at the press conference said Walker's address, which included a promise to expand Medicaid, sounded more like...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/local-lawmakers-react-state-state
State
Sealaska nears final land claim

...announcement touted bicameral and bipartisan support for the Sealaska bill, which has been met with pushback by Republican lawmakers who wanted to protect public lands. Conservation groups have also spoken out against handing over the land, in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
Local
Republican party lying to seniors

...impact the Affordable Care Act has had on them. I suggest that seniors take a look at the track record of prominent Republican lawmakers and their positions on Medicare and Social Security, particularly those of Paul Ryan.Oh, and by the way, who...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/republican-party-lying-seniors
Letters
Court balks at last-minute voting changes

...in 1982. That case from Georgia involved an at-large election system that had been in existence since 1911.Republican lawmakers in Texas and elsewhere say voter ID laws are needed to reduce voter fraud. Democrats contend that such cases are...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-19/court-balks-last-minute-voting-change
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Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...Another priority for Egan is advancing the long-awaited Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas project, he said. Some Republican lawmakers have spoken out against Walker's decision this week to remove three members of a state board that partially manages...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-08/budget-anti-discrimination-capital-cree
Local | AK legislature
Tentative education deal overshadowed by Knik Arm Bridge

...concurrence vote until Wednesday, day 93 of what was scheduled to be a 90-day session, when two Anchorage-area Republican lawmakers were absent, Reps. Lora Reinbold of Eagle River and Bob Lynn of Anchorage. The vote was 20-18; 21 votes were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-25/tentative-education-deal-overshadowed-k
State | AK legislature

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