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Juneau Empire
Lawmakers call for more budget cuts, not new taxesANCHORAGE — Republican lawmakers in Alaska’s state House are calling for more b
Lawmakers call for more budget cuts, not new taxes
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
ANCHORAGE — Republican lawmakers in Alaska’s state House are calling for more budget cuts instead of new taxes in light of Alaska’s troubled fiscal situation. Members of the House Finance Committee asked for the cuts during a presentation held by... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Falling oil prices gouge state budget deeperOn Monday, as the price of West Texas crude oil dipped below $39 per barrel for
Falling oil prices gouge state budget deeper
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 2 days ago
On Monday, as the price of West Texas crude oil dipped below $39 per barrel for the first time in six years, state revenue commissioner Randall Hoffbeck told the Alaska House Finance Committee that the decline is exacerbating the state’s budget... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Falling oil gouges state budget deeperOn Monday, as the price of West Texas crude oil dipped below $39 per barrel for
Falling oil gouges state budget deeper
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
On Monday, as the price of West Texas crude oil dipped below $39 per barrel for the first time in six years, state revenue commissioner Randall Hoffbeck told the Alaska House Finance Committee that the decline is exacerbating the state’s budget... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Governor's Office addresses state budget deficit before finance committeeThe House Finance Committee heard Monday the same message that the governor’s o
Governor's Office addresses state budget deficit before finance committee
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
The House Finance Committee heard Monday the same message that the governor’s office has been trying to convey to the public: it’s going to take budget cutting along with increased revenue to deal with the state’s fiscal crisis. Commissioner of... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suitThe fight over expanding Medicaid between Gov. Bill Walker and Republican legis
Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 9 days ago
The fight over expanding Medicaid between Gov. Bill Walker and Republican legislators has gone from the Capitol to the Anchorage Legislative Information Office and is now headed for a courtroom. The Republican-heavy joint Legislative Council voted... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Should school start after Labor Day to beat the heat?The women who chair the Legislature’s money committees said the Department of E
Should school start after Labor Day to beat the heat?
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
The women who chair the Legislature’s money committees said the Department of Education needs to have a “serious discussion” about pushing back the start of public school until after Labor Day to save students from sweltering during August in... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
DOE: Lawmakers funded just one third of AC requestsThe Department of Education said Monday state lawmakers funded only about one t
DOE: Lawmakers funded just one third of AC requests
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
The Department of Education said Monday state lawmakers funded only about one third of its requests for air conditioning installations over the last four years, figures that the chairs of the Legislature’s money committees dispute. "Walk into the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
'When' special session is called may decide 'where'When the special session is called to discuss Alaska’s liquified natural gaslin
'When' special session is called may decide 'where'
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
When the special session is called to discuss Alaska’s liquified natural gasline project will be a deciding factor in where it takes place. Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said if the special session is scheduled to begin Oct. 1, renovations to the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rural officials rally, but controversial sales tax bill may die in NC HouseCHARLOTTE, NC (Jim Morrill/The Charlotte Observer) - As more than 200 rural of
Rural officials rally, but controversial sales tax bill may die in NC House
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Jim Morrill/The Charlotte Observer) - As more than 200 rural officials lobbied for a shift in sales tax revenues Wednesday, one Mecklenburg County lawmaker said he believes the House will defeat the proposal that more than any has... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House could put constitutional amendment on back burner | News & Observer August 11, 2015 Senate votes 30-15 in favor of putting s
NC House could put constitutional amendment on back burner
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
| News & Observer August 11, 2015 Senate votes 30-15 in favor of putting spending and tax caps before voters next year House... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Bill to regulate ride-sharers like Uber clears House panelRALEIGH, NC (AP) – Regulations on smartphone-based ride-sharing service compani
Bill to regulate ride-sharers like Uber clears House panel
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
RALEIGH, NC (AP) – Regulations on smartphone-based ride-sharing service companies in North Carolina are making their way further through the legislature with continued support of the industry’s current leader, Uber. The House Transportation... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Bill to regulate ride-sharers like Uber clears House panelRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Regulations on smartphone-based ride-sharing service compa
Bill to regulate ride-sharers like Uber clears House panel
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Regulations on smartphone-based ride-sharing service companies in North Carolina are making their way further through the legislature with continued support of the industry's current leader, Uber. The House Transportation... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Bill to regulate ride-sharers like Uber clears House panelRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Regulations on smartphone-based ride-sharing service compa
Bill to regulate ride-sharers like Uber clears House panel
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Regulations on smartphone-based ride-sharing service companies in North Carolina are making their way further through the legislature with continued support of the industry's current leader, Uber. The House Transportation... Read more
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The News & Observer
Uber regulations clear NC House committee | News & Observer August 11, 2015 Ride-hailing companies would need insura
Uber regulations clear NC House committee
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
| News & Observer August 11, 2015 Ride-hailing companies would need insurance that covers their drivers and passengers ‘Uber is already abiding by these safety... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rep. Jason Saine defends $19,000 clothing buyLINCOLNTON, NC (Jim Morrill/The Charlotte Observer) - N.C. Rep. Jason Saine on
Rep. Jason Saine defends $19,000 clothing buy
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
LINCOLNTON, NC (Jim Morrill/The Charlotte Observer) - N.C. Rep. Jason Saine on Monday defended spending more than $19,000 in campaign money on clothes, including some from a custom tailor in Charlotte. Saine, a Lincolnton Republican, cited the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Rep. Jason Saine defends $19,000 clothing buy | News & Observer August 10, 2015 Lincolnton lawmaker spent $18,000 on clo
Rep. Jason Saine defends $19,000 clothing buy
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
| News & Observer August 10, 2015 Lincolnton lawmaker spent $18,000 on clothes at a custom tailor from Charlotte He said it’s ‘part of the cost of doing... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio legislature might reverse Gov. Kasich’s school-funding vetoYour schools The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politi
Ohio legislature might reverse Gov. Kasich’s school-funding veto
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Your schools The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Of the... Read more
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89.7 WKSU
Ohio Gov. Kasich stands out in first Republican debateThe Donald Trump showThe Republican presidential primary debate was clearly the
Ohio Gov. Kasich stands out in first Republican debate
89.7 WKSU / Posted 21 days ago
The Donald Trump showThe Republican presidential primary debate was clearly the Donald Trump show from the very beginning. “I think the big problem this country has is being politically correct,” said Trump. Trump said America is led by what he... Read more
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The News & Observer
Effort to halt Confederate flag plates heads to House committee | News & Observer August 4, 2015 House Democrats drafted amendments to sto
Effort to halt Confederate flag plates heads to House committee
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
| News & Observer August 4, 2015 House Democrats drafted amendments to stop Confederate Battle flag license... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
McCrory's amended bond package clears NC House panelRALEIGH, NC (AP) — A new proposal to borrow almost $3 billion for North Carolin
McCrory's amended bond package clears NC House panel
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — A new proposal to borrow almost $3 billion for North Carolina infrastructure and road projects is making its way through the House after questions from lawmakers about the projects and a recommended November statewide... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
McCrory's amended bond package clears NC House panelRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A new proposal to borrow almost $3 billion for North Carol
McCrory's amended bond package clears NC House panel
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A new proposal to borrow almost $3 billion for North Carolina infrastructure and road projects is making its way through the House after questions from lawmakers about the projects and a recommended November statewide... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
McCrory's amended bond package clears NC House panelRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A new proposal to borrow almost $3 billion for North Carol
McCrory's amended bond package clears NC House panel
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A new proposal to borrow almost $3 billion for North Carolina infrastructure and road projects is making its way through the House after questions from lawmakers about the projects and a recommended November statewide... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House leaders propose $2.8 billion bond referendum | News & Observer August 3, 2015 House wants to see more infrastructure pr
NC House leaders propose $2.8 billion bond referendum
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
| News & Observer August 3, 2015 House wants to see more infrastructure projects funded than McCrory had proposed Senate leaders are... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House leaders propose $2.8 billion bond referendum | News & Observer August 3, 2015 N.C. House Republican leaders rolled out
NC House leaders propose $2.8 billion bond referendum
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
| News & Observer August 3, 2015 N.C. House Republican leaders rolled out their own version of Gov. Pat McCrory’s bond proposal Monday,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Democrats poised to offer plate plan | News & Observer When a bill dealing with specialty license plates hits the
Democrats poised to offer plate plan
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
| News & Observer When a bill dealing with specialty license plates hits the House floor for debate on Monday, two legislators plan to offer amendments aimed at the state’s Confederate battle flag editions. It’s... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Walker discusses decisionJUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker said he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would ha
Walker discusses decision
Juneau Empire / Posted 30 days ago
JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker said he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward that end. Walker announced this month his intention to... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Walker discusses Medicaid expansion decisionJUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker said he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would ha
Walker discusses Medicaid expansion decision
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 30 days ago
JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker said he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward that end. Walker announced this month his intention to... Read more

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