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'Frankenfish' labeling admendment advanced by Congressional committee

Alaska's Republican Senator got a special kind of birthday present Thursday when her "Frankenfish" amendment was added to the 2015 Agriculture spending bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-23/frankenfish-labeling-admendment-advance
State | Local
Alaska Senate criminalizes cyber bullying

...Alaska Senate on Wednesday passed a bill making cyber bullying a misdemeanor offense.Senate Bill 128, sponsored by Republican Senator Kevin Meyer of Anchorage, makes it illegal for those under the age of 18 to use electronic devises to bully others...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-04/alaska-senate-criminalizes-cyber-bullyi
State | AK legislature
It's in a bar, baby

...intends to insert money for the program into the state budget.Rough estimates put the first-year cost of the Republican senator's "War on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome" around $1.5 million, but that money has not yet been added to the state's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-26/its-bar-baby
State | AK legislature
My Turn: It's not complicated: Alaska needs board members serving residents' interests

...bill to an unrelated bill that would reauthorize the state's Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Republican Senator Kevin Meyer criticized Chenault's maneuver as a "hijacking" of the domestic violence bill, and news reports...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-07/my-turn-its-not-complicated-alaska-ne
Opinion
Senator accused of lying on financial disclosure reports

...Ted Stevens, the nation's longest-serving Republican senator and a major figure in Alaska politics since before...Tuesday's indictment comes a year after another Republican senator, Larry Craig of Idaho, pleaded guilty to charges...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073008/sta_311381904.shtml
Butcher resigns as Revenue commissioner, heads to AHFC

...half-baked,'" Alaska Democratic Party Chairman Mike Wenstrup said in a release, referring to a comment made by a Republican senator about the tax plan proposed by Parnell during last year's special session. "Alaskans should be very concerned...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-07/butcher-resigns-revenue-commissioner-he
State
Murkowski: Plan to have Alaska aid cleanup is dead

...federal government's responsibility, and that it should not then be on the shoulders of the state of Alaska," the Republican senator told Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.More than 130 wells were drilled under the federal government's direction...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-08/murkowski-plan-have-alaska-aid-cleanup-
State
An 'F' on this report card

...administered to legislators last year. While Sitka's Republican Senator Bert Stedman (a real business-minded representative...literally) and Coghill is arguably the most party line Republican senator.It is presumable that this year's Business Report...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-05-02/f-report-card
Letters
Embattled, Rice bows out of running; Kerry likely

...with my work on behalf of the United States at the United Nations and with America's agenda."Hagel, a former Republican senator from Nebraska, is a Vietnam veteran, served two terms in the Senate and was a senior member of the Foreign Relations...

http://juneauempire.com/ben-feller/2012-12-14/embattled-rice-bows-out-running-ke
North Dakota's oil boom isn't about low taxes

...It seems the oil lobby has convinced some state legislators that it's a problem which needs fixing now. So Republican Senator Dwight Cook introduced legislation last week which proposes to reduce the state's oil extraction tax. According...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-05/north-dakotas-oil-boom-isnt-about-low
Opinion

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