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Day after SCOTUS ruling, longtime Juneau partners wed

...District Court last fall."In April, Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards signed onto a brief with other state attorneys general that urged the Supreme Court to back states' bans on same-sex marriage. Fifteen states signed the document...
State | Local
Sullivan, Murkowski vote against Lynch confirmation

...that she would put the law and constitution above defending the president's policies. Sullivan is a former state attorney general.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said in a release that Lynch may be a capable prosecutor but she was not confident...
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...similar scrutiny over commercial interests.Other "no" votes for cabinet officials came with the confirmation of state Attorney General Craig Richards which had been expected but who was confirmed in the end by a vote of 36-23. There were also...
State | AK legislature
SC paper wins Pulitzer for domestic violence coverage

...Street Journal both won investigative reporting prizes, the Times for an examination of lobbyists' influence on state attorneys general, the Journal for detailing fraud and waste in the Medicare payment system.The Times' coverage of the Ebola...
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Legislature approves all of Walker's commissioners in marathon joint session

...Same-sex marriage was legalized in Alaska in October, but Richards decided to sign the brief along with 15 other states' attorneys general this month, just days before his confirmation vote.The U.S. Supreme Court will soon make a determination...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: It's time for an Alaska higher education land-grant equivalency plan

...of the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M University System. In 1928 permission was given by the State Attorney General to issue bonds against the AUF revenue stream and as the PUF value grew the bond cap limit was raised to 30 percent...
Alaska officials investigate bite from illegal wolf hybrid

...Troopers, the state veterinarian and the Municipality of Anchorage Animal Control are investigating the bite, the state Attorney General's Office said.The bite prompted the state's Office of Special Prosecutions to file a motion asking the judge...
Walker: Ousted board members had oily ties

...decisions came right before a board meeting scheduled for today in Anchorage. Remaining board chairman and former state Attorney General John Burns and board members Dave Cruz, a construction company owner from Palmer; Alaska Department of Labor...
State | Local | AK legislature
Your credit report is changing

...months of negotiations between the companies and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, one of several state attorneys general who have placed the credit reporting industry under increased scrutiny.So how will these latest changes affect...
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State seeks delay in Indian Country expansion

...Gov. Bill Walker is asking for more time to assess the potential impact of expanding Indian Country in Alaska.State Attorney General Craig Richards is requesting a six-month delay in a case before a federal appeals court in a long-running...


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