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Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

...legislation Tuesday to support medical professionals who volunteer their services.House Bill 269 is sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks."I appreciate Representative Thompson's work to pass HB269," Parnell said. "By allowing medical...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/legislative-digest-sunday-april-13-2014
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Foster children need family ties

...our states foster care system, is one step in the right direction.House Bill 54 sponsored by Reps. Les Gara and Steve Thompson offers a simple, commonsense solution to prevent abused and neglected children from being placed with strangers in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/my-turn-foster-children-need-family-t
Opinion
House changes little as state education bill advances

...that she would not vote for the bill if the TRS components were not removed. Gara, Guttenberg, Edgmon and Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, joined Munoz in support, but the measure failed on a 5-5 vote.An amendment from Gara and Guttenberg...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/house-changes-little-state-education-bi
State | AK legislature
Military base tax exemptions moves to Senate

...expansion in Alaska.The House approved HB223 by a 33-2 margin during Friday's floor session. Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, the proposal allows communities to give up to 10 years of full or partial property tax exemptions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-09/military-base-tax-exemptions-moves-sena
State
Three things to watch: Golf, Constitution, judges

...spending - will be.Here are three other things to watch for this week:Golf course alcohol: HB213, from Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, would allow privately owned golf courses in Alaska to be licensed to sell alcoholic beverages rather...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-10/three-things-watch-golf-constitution-ju
State | AK legislature
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan

...to the degree that it should grow to establish a tax base that will help carry us to the future," he said.Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said a major portion of the state budget is personnel. With cost-of-living adjustments and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-11/budget-officials-grilled-10-year-plan
State | AK legislature
Today In Sports History

...over Boston College, giving him 15 touchdowns over the last three games, an NCAA record.1992 - Rocky Mountain's Steve Thompson rushes for 405 yards and six touchdowns in a 42-36 overtime victory over Carroll College. The rushing total is...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-26/today-sports-history
Sports
Fairbanks finalists announced for comedian Martin Short's show

...Hot Springs Resort? Tim Mowry, News-Miner outdoors editor? Terry and Josie of KYSC, radio personalities? Steve Thompson, state representative? Robert Hannon, former radio personality? Peter Van Nort, radio personality? Lance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/fairbanks-finalists-announced-comedian-
State
Gov signs Vietnam Veterans Day bill

...including his wife's brother, and died early in their lives, not in Vietnam "but because of Vietnam."Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said he carried the bill at the request of Bill Thomas, a former Republican state representative...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-28/gov-signs-vietnam-veterans-day-bill
Local
Glance at legislative office accounts

...Charisse Millett, Cathy Munoz, Mark Neuman, Pete Petersen, Lance Pruitt, Dan Saddler, Paul Seaton, Bill Stoltze, Steve Thompson, Chris Tuck, Peggy Wilson and Tammie Wilson, and Sens. John Coghill, Bettye Davis, Dennis Egan, Johnny Ellis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-17/glance-legislative-office-accounts
State

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