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Legislature votes to sue Walker, block Medicaid expansion

...Johnson, R-Anchorage? Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage? Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake? Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks? Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel? Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla? Sen. Anna MacKinnon...
State | AK legislature
Medicaid expansion killed - for now

...Hearings this week have made it clear Medicaid is a bigger problem than we knew," said committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks. "It is a complex system facing significant challenges. The legislation the governor has put before...
State | Local | AK legislature
Juneau rep pulls vote on minority amendment

...House Finance, Reps. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, and Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, and committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, voted to pass the amendment. Thompson said he didn't want to add to spending, but had promised...
State | Local | AK legislature
House Finance strips CBR draw from budget

...budget bill Thursday afternoon that didn't include a draw from the CBR or any account. Committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, insinuated that future versions of the bill are to come.The committee could add into the bill...
State | AK legislature
House approves marijuana control board legislation

...implementing the voter initiative and protecting the public. "Clear regulations mean clear enforcement," Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said.The bill passed 25-15, but House Majority Leader Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, asked...
State | AK legislature
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...and Social Services committees, but are now held up in House and Senate finance.House Finance co-chairs Reps. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, and Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said Thursday they do not expect the bills to make it through the...
State | AK legislature
Who are the Legislature's top earners?

...Majority staff - $9,317 per month9) Paulyn Swanson - Hawker - Majority - $9,317 per month10) Jane Pierson - Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks - Majority - $8,980 per month SENATEStaff member - Office - Caucus - Salary1) Sheila Peterson...
State | AK legislature
Salary decrease squeaks through House

...state $9.3 million every year, according to the bill's fiscal note.House Finance committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, spoke in favor of HB 176. The committee introduced the bill.He said it's either this or eliminate...
State | AK legislature
Photos: Contemplating reform

House Finance Committee Co-chairs Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, left, and Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, listen to Valerie Davidson, commissioner for the Department of Health and Social Services, speak on HB 148...
Empire Editorial: $1 per tank would buy a working ferry system

...Bill Walker's proposed transportation budget.The results were disappointing. The subcommittee - chaired by Rep. Steve Thompson, a Republican from Fairbanks - recommended a $9.5 million cut to the Alaska Marine Highway System budget.Such...


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