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Correction

...misstated a state House vote. House Joint Resolution 5 - which recommends changing voter initiative requirements - passed, with Rep. Beth Kerttula, a Juneau Democrat, voting nay, and Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch, a Juneau Republican, voting yea.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020904/loc_correction.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and education. It passed 34-4 on Friday, with Juneau Reps. Beth Kerttula, a Democrat, and Bill Hudson, a Republican, voting in favor of it. Having adequate insurance coverage will help people control the disease, Murkowski said. That...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040200/Loc_ins.shtml
Senate OKs minimum wage boost

...The Senate reconsidered the bill Thursday and approved it 19-1, with only Sen. Loren Leman, an Anchorage Republican, voting no. The current minimum wage is $5.65 an hour. The increase in House Bill 56 would take effect in January...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051702/sta_legwage.shtml
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Knowles holds slight lead over Sen. Murkowski

...Shea, who has little name recognition and virtually no base constituency. "Lisa's locked up the left of the Republican voting population and Mike Miller has locked up the right, and there's no room left in the middle," Moore said. Democratic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080604/sta_senate.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...passed by a vote of 35 to 2, with only Reps. Andrew Halcro, an Anchorage Republican, and Vic Kohring, a Wasilla Republican, voting against it. Halcro said he supports a southern route for the gasline but said he doesn't think government should...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042001/Loc_HousePipelineBan.shtml
It's not all right to bad-mouth neighbors

...elite and their special interest Outside friends. SEACC and its fictional propaganda arm are all about making sure Republican-voting miners, engineers and laborers are kept as free of employment as possible, while keeping Berners Bay free for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051406/let_20060514017.shtml
Opinion
House OKs budget

...vision of the future that is hopeful.'' Following floor debate, the operating budget bill passed with one minority Republican voting along with Democrats. A few minutes later, a two-thirds vote to allow for a draw from state savings to cover...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031900/Loc_budget.html
Local
Coastal management still hanging fire in Capitol

...Representatives passed House Bill 106, with both Juneau Reps. Beth Kerttula, a Democrat, and Cathy Munoz, a Republican, voting in favor. Kerttula, who spent five years as the coastal management lawyer for the Department of Law, said she...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-28/coastal-management-still-hanging-fire-c
State
GOP return to power could be swift

...support is hard to quantify right now, but Palin can hardly be dismissed, as some pundits do. Also telling for Republican voting trends going forward were the results of a lightly publicized special election for state Senate in Florida earlier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092809/opi_498312299.shtml
Rep. Young wants changes in Patriot Act

...Coghill, a North Pole Republican who co-sponsored the measure with Rep. David Guttenberg, a Fairbanks Democrat. The measure passed the House 32-1, with Rep. Bob Lynn, an Anchorage Republican, voting no. It now goes to the Senate.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051403/sta_legpatriotact.shtml
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