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Senate panel correction allows minor citations to be posted to windshields

...personally" from the law.With passage by the Senate State Affairs Committee, the measure next moves to the Senate Rules Committee."This bill corrects an unintentional consequence of a bill that stops officers from putting parking tickets under...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/senate-panel-correction-allows-minor-ci
State | AK legislature
Chenault to propose AGDC amendment

...to SB124, a bill to extend the sunset date of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, during a House Rules Committee hearing Thursday. Chenault said he would have preferred to find another bill or to attach the amendment to SB138...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-01/chenault-propose-agdc-amendment
State | AK legislature
Today in sports history

...Pacific Coast League's proposal to use a designated hitter for the pitcher is rejected by the Professional Baseball Rules Committee by a vote of 8-1.1968 - The American League's new franchise in Seattle chooses Pilots as its nickname.1973...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-31/today-sports-history
Sports
Panel moves resolution on constitution convention

...a convention. Afterward, it would take 38 states to ratify the amendments passed by such a convention.Wilson says Georgia is the only state that has passed such a resolution.The resolution was moved to the Senate Rules Committee.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/panel-moves-resolution-constitution-con
State | AK legislature
Resolution honoring Pledge of Allegiance moves

...February anniversary date and so adjusted his resolution to honor the first reading of the current pledge.Coghill says 39 states have passed similar resolutions honoring the February date.The resolution moves to the Senate Rules Committee.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/resolution-honoring-pledge-allegiance-m
State | AK legislature
Legislature passes bill honoring Native languages

...recognizing these languages would do a lot to help heal those wounds."The sit-in began outside the office of Senate Rules Committee chair Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage. After an aide for McGuire assured the crowd - which had more than 100...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/waiting-it-out
State | AK legislature
Education a sticking point as session ends

...reach final agreement.Also Sunday, a group of Alaska Natives gathered for a sit-in outside the office of Senate Rules Committee chair Lesil McGuire, calling for Senate passage of a bill that would symbolically make Alaska Native languages official...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-04-21/education-sticking-point-session-end
State | AK legislature
Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...people feel it's important, then we should vote on the issue."Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage and the Senate Rules Committee chairwoman, said the fate of the bill will not be decided by the Republican leadership privately."The issue of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/untold-reality-states-minimum-wage-deba
State | AK legislature
The cost of travel by sea

...bill is dead because there was "no support" among senators, said Sen. Lesil McGuire, an Anchorage Republican and Rules Committee chair who schedules bills for floor debate.At this point, an unwillingness to change the cost-of-living differential...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-13/cost-travel-sea
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaskans want the best, and HB383 will ensure it

...That's why I withdrew my amendment during a House Rules Committee hearing April 3. No one in the Capitol, not my Majority...insight and acumen in our meetings, as voiced in the Rules Committee hearing by AGDC Board Chair John Burns and AGDC President...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-11/my-turn-alaskans-want-best-and-hb383-
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