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Alaska House Censures Rep. Eastman For Comments About Ehe Economic ‘benefit’ Of Child Abuse Deaths

Rep. David Eastman

James Brooks, Alaska Beacon The Alaska House of Representatives voted almost unanimously Wednesday to reprimand Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, for speculating the state could financially benefit if child abuse victims died of their abuse. Eastman’s remarks, which he said were intended to criticize some arguments in favor of abortion rights, …

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Rep. Don Young Of Alaska Dies At 88

Rep. Don Young

Don Young, who was Alaska’s sole congressman for more than three-fourths of his state’s existence, died Friday. “It’s with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce Congressman Don Young, the Dean of the House and revered champion for Alaska, passed away today while traveling home to Alaska to be …

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Increased Unemployment Benefits To End In Republican-Led States


Republican-led states are ending increased unemployment benefits. West Virginia and Alaska are the latest states to end the supplemental unemployment benefits provided by the federal government. Officials in GOP-led states claim the $300 increased benefits are a disincentive for people to return to work, leading to workforce shortages as businesses …

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13 State AGs Sue Biden Administration Over Covid Relief Bill

13 Republican state attorneys general are suing the Biden administration over a provision in the $1.9 trillion relief bill. The provision prohibits states from using federal aid to offset tax cuts. “Never before has the federal government attempted such a complete takeover of state finances,” Patrick Morrisey, West Virginia Attorney …

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