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Putting its money where its mouth is

...meet last year's cap, too! I'm proud to invest in Juneau's kids."The supplemental funding for FY2015 went to a roll call vote at the meeting and passed 7-2, with Mayor Merrill Sanford and Assembly member Jerry Nankervis dissenting. Sanford...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-08/putting-its-money-where-its-mouth
Local
Infographic: Update: 29th Legislature Scoreboard

...advance.A simple resolution is given to one house only and doesn't require committee referral, three readings or a roll call vote. It usually deals with internal business of that house.No outstanding resolutions to report.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/infographic-update-29th-legislature-sco
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: Political ads focus on trivia, not real issues

...Negative ads run by advocacy group Americans for Prosperity slammed Sen. Begich for missing 4.5 percent of the Senate's roll call votes, putting him in the lowest 20 percent of Senators by percentage of votes missed. The ad didn't mention that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-04/alaska-editorial-political-ads-focus-
Opinion
'Lifelong Republican' in Begich ad undeclared

...vote together as much as 80 percent of the time.Begich's campaign has said that figure represents all the Senate roll-call votes for both Begich and Murkowski that they participated in during 2014, through early July.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-01/lifelong-republican-begich-ad-undeclare
State
Top 5 races to watch in the West

...The Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call rating: Tossup/Tilts Democrat...The Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call rating: Pure Tossup.California's...The Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call rating: Leans Democratic.California's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/top-5-races-watch-west
State
Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

...an officer who told him to stop, then swore at the officer and barged forward, according to an account published by Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper.Earlier this year, Young was caught on video making faces on the House floor during a speech...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-12/alaskas-wayward-delegate
Opinion
On school 'lockdown': What does it mean?

...situation is stable, the principal or designee should call each class to determine its status, gather information, obtain roll calls and provide any additional instruction. Teachers are instructed not to initiate such calls, as the phone/intercom...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-23/school-lockdown-what-does-it-mean
Local
Local politics affects senators on minimum wage

...federal minimum wage. The Democrat from Republican-leaning Arkansas says he'll vote against the bill, but on the key roll call may oppose GOP efforts to filibuster it to death.Democratic Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska, another red state where President...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-27/local-politics-affects-senators-minimum
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Memories of an old friend lost

...Sonny" back then. I never knew his real name until our kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Maas, called out his name in roll call on the first day of school at Harborview Elementary.He was my best friend from kindergarten to sixth-grade. We were...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-05/my-turn-memories-old-friend-lost
Opinion
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...Representative Smith's Rules Committee succeeded when the statehood bill was brought up on "privileged status" by roll-call vote of 217-172. The Senate, which had before it both its own version of the statehood bill and the House version, passed...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-07-08/accumulated-fragments-gruening-and-
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