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Column: The 'rest of the story' on federal subsidies

...health insurance exchange will effectively destroy the law's individual mandate. That won't upset any loyal Republican legislator. The majority of constituents in their districts probably want Congress to repeal Obamacare. It'll give them...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-06/column-rest-story-federal-subsidies
Opinion
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...the infamous "Corrupt Bastards Club" scandal that included indictments and jail sentences for a group of Republican legislators, lobbyists and high ranking officials. If there is any loss, regret, or guilt Ms. Simpson feels, it should...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-sen-begich-serves-distinction
Opinion
My Turn: Facts and rhetoric on oil tax reform

...Fischer, Independent and Democratic Gubernatorial candidates Byron Mallott and Bill Walker, Democratic and Republican legislators, former Mayors Jim Whittaker (R-Fairbanks) and Jack Roderick (D-Anchorage) and others - for speaking...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-19/my-turn-0
Opinion
My Turn: Don't let Legislature fool Alaskans again

...lobbyist seeking support for legislation to do just that. Is Pruitt really unaware that one in four current Republican legislators voted to gut the 2002 bill in 2003? He is being disingenuous, at best, when he dismisses valid concerns of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-10/my-turn-dont-let-legislature-fool-ala
Opinion
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...leverage in Juneau has never been greater. Two Republican legislators who are oil industry executives ignored ethical...expose the Corrupt Bastards Club. A few dirty Republican legislators were sent to jail, some slipped charges and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/my-turn-maximum-benefit-people-or-fav
Opinion
Juneau's legislative delegation speaks at Native Issues Forum

...levels for schools and early childhood development programs. She criticized Republican Gov. Sean Parnell and Republican legislators for their reticence to increase the Base Student Allocation within the education funding formula."We're...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-03/juneaus-legislative-delegation-speaks-n
State
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...the 1950s who also served in the Vietnam War at a radar installation. "I don't know what happened."The Republican legislator from Anchorage's lower Hillside is the oldest legislator in Alaska statehood history, according to Legislative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-31/81-rep-bob-lynn-alaskas-oldest-lawmaker
State | AK legislature
Education debate has more than two sides

...ends with increased funding."Parnell, Jenkins and Balyeat might do well to listen to Andrew Halcro, a former Republican legislator who is currently serving as president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. "Before you make this huge change...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-19/education-debate-has-more-two-sides
Opinion
Berkowitz backs away from dramatic change in oil tax plan

...top ally of Berkowitz when he was in her current job in the Legislature. Kerttula's caucus allied with some Republican legislators and the Palin-Parnell administration to adopt the ACES plan that Berkowitz is now criticizing. She said she...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101410/sta_720410567.shtml
News
Minority numbers dwindle, but reps still see role

...whether by joining with fellow Democrats who are in the majority caucus or by finding common ground with certain Republican legislators on some issues."We have a number of people who, even though they have jumped to the other side, share our...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-15-0
State

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