Monthly Archives: March 2010

Gasline Given to Fauske — AHFC Head

By Dave Donaldson

House Speaker Mike Chenault  has made some changes to his bill that would accelerate an in-state gas line project – putting it in front of the House Finance Committee Monday afternoon.   Continue reading

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Scholarship Debate Focuses on Local Costs

By Dave Donaldson

In its opening hearing on a bill setting up a university-level scholarship program the governor is sponsoring this year,  the House Finance Committee today spent much of its time focusing on the costs – and shortfalls – of providing the required four-year curriculum that will fall on local school districts.  Not the money that would go to students who earn the scholarship.   Continue reading

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Health Care Goes to President Obama

By Libby Casey

In a historic vote last night, the U-S House of Representatives passed legislation that will overhaul the nation’s health care system.   Continue reading

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Alaska’s Impact on Education Rewrite

By Libby Casey

Education Secretary Arne Duncan says his visit last year to a village in southwest Alaska has affected his view of rural education – and what must be done to help rural students.  Continue reading

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No Support At White House for Sealaska Land Bill

By Libby Casey

The Obama Administration weighed in yesterday on the controversial Sealaska lands bill, signaling that the White House does not support it.   Continue reading

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House Passes A State Energy Policy

By Dave Donaldson

The House today  passed a bill setting up a statewide energy policy.  Continue reading

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Campaign Disclosure Bill Called ‘Knee Jerk’

By Dave Donaldson

A bill requiring disclosure of corporations or unions that contribute to political campaigns got a chilly reception in the House Judiciary Committee today   Continue reading

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