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Medicaid expansion rejected by House Finance

...expansion in a bill at a press conference and a speaking engagement Thursday.Reps. Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage, and Sam Kito, D-Juneau, are sponsors of a prefiled bill that would expand medicaid. But majority representatives have called for...
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

...the Senate.Subcommittee chair Lynn Gattis said Alaska's budget situation requires tough decisions.Still, Reps. Sam Kito III and Dan Ortiz (or-TEHZ') questioned the rationale behind some of the proposed cuts.
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

...relies heavily on oil revenue to fund state government. The state is expected to use savings to help get by.Reps. Sam Kito III of Juneau and Dan Ortiz of Ketchikan questioned the rationale behind some of the proposed cuts. Ortiz, a former...
State | AK legislature
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...diminished. Among the system's 11 vessels, AMHS provides 400 weeks of service per year. Subcommittee member Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, said the subcommittee's approved cut equates to a reduction of 72 weeks of service in FY2016.The system's...
State | AK legislature
Representative rushed to ER after floor speech

...said. "One of our colleagues is not with us."He asked the legislators to stand for a moment of reflection.Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, also offered his best wishes."I want to offer my sincere thoughts and concerns to our colleague from...
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
School choice talk turns into ideological debate

...last session, without really talking about them.Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, said the resolution doesn't raise Alaska''s important to recognize their choices," said Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau. "I think what we need to do really is make...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers feast, dance with Juneau's Filipino community

...Tinikling bamboo dance performance by Raymond Bernaldo-Lujan, Andrea Nguyen, Aaron Abella and Nicole Rodriguez.Reps. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, and Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, and Wool all tried their hands, or feet, at the tricky dance, but decided...
Walker replies to capital creep outcry

...under Palin and her successor, Sean Parnell.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Reps. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, and Sam Kito, D-Juneau, wrote to the governor in late January, asking him to stick to his word.Some state department heads still...
State | AK legislature
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...
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