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Medicaid moves forward

...votes on the measure came from the Republican-led House and Senate majority, while the sole "no" vote came from Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau. Several Republican members of the council were absent from the vote or declined to vote, and some...
Medicaid's big ruling is today

...allocate $450,000 toward legal firms who fill fight Gov. Bill Walker's plan to expand Medicaid access. Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III was the only dissenting vote. If Pfiffner rules against the injunction, an estimated 20,000 Alaskans will be eligible...
My Turn: The Alaska Constitution is worth defending

...Walker's unilateral expansion of Medicaid is a worthy cause.In recent days, The Empire, Richard Moniak, and Rep. Sam Kito III have all taken a shot at arguing against defending the Alaska Constitution, and in favor of Gov. Walker's Medicaid...
Sam Kito III named to replace Rep. Beth Kerttula for House District 32

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell named Sam Kito III Friday to replace former Juneau Democratic Rep. Beth Kerttula for House District 32.Kito's appointment is pending a confirmation...
State | AK legislature
House Democrats confirm Sam Kito III

...minority leader Chris Tuck, flanked by most of the House of Representatives Democrats, announced Monday the confirmation of Sam Kito III to fill Juneau's vacant seat.Tuck, D-Anchorage, said it was a "quick and unanimous" decision for the Democratic...
State | Local | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III and other members of the House Democratic minority caucus have reintroduced...and prevention education effort in public schools.? HB 24 - Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau - Sets rules for the procurement of architectural, engineering...
Local | AK legislature
Lawmakers vote to sue governor over Medicaid expansion plan Alaska.The Legislative Council vote came after a closed-door executive session in Anchorage. Democratic Rep. Sam Kito III of Juneau was the lone dissenter.Walker moved to expand coverage to people ages 19 to 64 who are not caring for...
Legislature votes to sue Walker, block Medicaid expansion

...membership has a large majority of Republicans. Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, cast the sole "no" vote against funding...R-Wasilla? Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Anchorage NO? Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau ABSENT/NOT VOTING? Sen. Lesil McGuire...
State | AK legislature
'When' special session is called may decide 'where'

...Certainly there are not offices for 60 legislators there," she said. "Most of us were sharing office space."Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, said Juneau will be ready to host the special session regardless of Capitol construction work."Even...
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Juneau can host a special session, but will it?

...civic involvement, that argument was debunked time and again, evidenced by photos posted to social media by Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III, who shared one photo after another of empty meeting rooms. Juneau's legislative delegation has assured fellow...


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