JUNEAU, (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Young has voted in support of legislation that would prevent the Internal Revenue Service from implementing any part of the federal health care overhaul.

The bill marked the 40th time the Republican-led House has passed legislation aimed that the health care law. It is expected to be a non-starter in the Senate.

Young, in a statement, said he proudly supported the measure. He says giving more “money and power” to the IRS, to enforce the health care law, is bad policy.

Young has used terms like “train wreck” to describe the health care law, which he has supported repealing.

More

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:52

Increased bear maulings puzzle wildlife officials

ANCHORAGE — Two more Alaskans were mauled by bears over the weekend, bringing the number of bear attacks in the state to four in less... Read more

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:51

School district gets budget answers

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s looming question has been answered — they will receive status quo funding from the state for the 2017 -... Read more

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:51

Interior Department OKs survey for Izembek road

ANCHORAGE — A proposed road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, rejected by President Barack Obama, is getting new life in the Donald Trump... Read more

Around the Web