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Pot puppies get pink slip

...actually a pretty weighty issue, bringing a whole new team of dogs into play, if you will," said Public Safety subcommittee chairman Rep. Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham.DPS spokeswoman Megan Peters said in an email the department does not yet...
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Lawmakers fighting to keep EAS alive

...was introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L. Mica, R-Fla., and Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Tom Petri, R-Wis., among other members. "This is a lean bill that recognizes our current budgetary difficulties...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...less in general funds than the governor asked for. Sen. Dave Donley, an Anchorage Republican who served as subcommittee chairman, said the reduction was in line with the effort to reduce state spending to help close the approximately $1...
Bush seeks local control of forests

...controls." Congress will have to approve the charter forest concept. Senate Energy and Natural Resources forests subcommittee Chairman Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said he favors eliminating red tape, but the plan will get close scrutiny...
Finally, a big fish on Wall Street is hooked

...massive 650-page road map called "Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse." The subcommittee chairman, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., sent the investigative materials to the Justice Department, saying, "In my...
Interior Secretary Salazar continues 3-day tour of Alaska

...Secretary Ken Salazar and Interior Appropriations Subcommittee chairman Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., on a busy three-day...visited Alaska with both the Interior Appropriations subcommittee chairman and its ranking member, a position Murkowski...
Legislative staffer faces reprimand over candidacy

...Subcommittee met behind closed doors in March to consider Scott's actions, and made public its decision this week.Subcommittee chairman Dennis "Skip" Cook said "the public reprimand is notice to Mr. Scott, other legislative employees and the...
House OKs budget despite protests

...probably another $1 billion to satisfy all the requests," said John Harris, a Valdez Republican and finance subcommittee chairman. Long-range plan? On Wednesday, Halcro, an ostracized member within the majority, said he had heard himself...
Cash may be moved to help rural police

...used for more state troopers and fish and wildlife officers, something Knowles has pushed for, Taylor said. Subcommittee Chairman Alan Austerman, a Kodiak Republican, proposed a $640,000 increase over the Public Safety budget cap of...
Lawmakers attempt to trim session

...and subcommittee members gained "a different awareness" about alternatives to constitutional amendments, said subcommittee chairman Hugh Fate, a Fairbanks Republican. Legislative staffer Tam Cook said that in going to a biennial budget...


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