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Alaska Editorial: Forest management

...accountable to clear mandates and generate significant revenues for stakeholders, while federally managed lands often lose taxpayer money and frustrate local development and community growth," she said.There's logic to the proposal. If the feds can't...
McConnell moves ahead with bipartisan stopgap spending bill

...blocking a bill that would have stripped Planned Parenthood of its taxpayer funding while keeping the government running through Dec...Obama a measure to take away almost $500 million a year in taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood, most of which goes to provide...
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Audit finds slipshod cybersecurity at markets.Currently about 10 million people are covered through and state marketplaces offering taxpayer-subsidized private policies. But MIDAS also keeps information on many others, including former customers. Their data is...
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Planned Parenthood chief rebuts videos

...videos emerged this summer, Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee argued that the group needs no taxpayer financing. They cited Planned Parenthood tax documents showing it spends millions on political activities, travel and exorbitant...
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Boehner slams 'false prophets' among GOP

...Republicans have not succeeded on key agenda items, such as repealing President Barack Obama's health care law and striking taxpayer funding from Planned Parenthood. He refused to back down from calling one of the tea party-styled leaders and presidential...
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GOP front-runner Trump proposes tax cuts for all

...way other than shifting the burden to the middle class" or running deficits, Gill said.In fact, he said, some isolated taxpayers could pay more. For example, if Trump eliminates the deduction for medical payments, certain households with high hospital...
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States monitor alcohol offenders with twice-daily tests

...that works to spread the idea to more states.State officials are also quick to point out that the programs basically cost taxpayers nothing after they are up and running. Participants bear most of the financial burden, typically paying $1 to $3 per test...
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House chair: Planned Parenthood probe protects taxpayers

...investigation of Planned Parenthood was intended to protect taxpayers from the kind of "horrors" suggested by secretly recorded...funds" and Congress must "do what we can to ensure federal taxpayers are not contributing to the sorts of horrors reflected in...
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My Turn: Alaskans' dignity worth paying for and kindness have a lot to do with Claire's diagnosis-defying progress, none of it would have been possible without taxpayer commitment to programs that help all of us lead dignified, independent lives. For our family, that program is a Medicaid...
More problems found at state's first charter

...issued Monday, the auditor says First Place Scholars needs to do a much better job of following state laws and tracking how taxpayer dollars are spent. The audit was requested by the charter commission, which has been tracking problems at the school since...
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