Slideshow | Legislative Week in Review 10

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Mike Hanley, Commissioner of Education & Early Development, along with Angela Rodell, Commissioner of Revenue, right, testify in front of the House Finance Committee on changes to the Governor's education bill on Tuesday.
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Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, asks questions of Mike Hanley , Commissioner of Education & Early Development , during a House Finance Committee meeting at the Capitol on Tuesday.
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Senate President Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, speaks to the media during a Senate Majority Caucus press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday.
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Professional photographer Ron Klein mugs for a picture taken by Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, with his cell phone in the Senate Chambers on Tuesday. Klein was taking the annual panoramic pictures of the legislators in both the House and Senate.
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Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, speaks to the media during a Senate Majority Caucus press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday.
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Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, speaks to the media during a Senate Majority Caucus press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday.
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Juneau Building and Trades Council President Tom Brice speaks in favor of the Juneau Access Road project in front of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Legislators line up for their annual picture in front of the Capitol on Wednesday.
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Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, center, Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, right, and Chair Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, of the Senate Finance Committee listen to testimony on the state operating budget at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Cathie Roemmich, CEO of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, speaks in favor of the Juneau Access Road project in front of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Juneau Assembly Member Mary Becker speaks in favor of the Juneau Access Road project in front of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Paulette Simpson speaks in favor of the Juneau Access Road project in front of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Mike Miller speaks against the Juneau Access Road project in front of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Sierra Club member Mark Rorick speaks against the Juneau Access Road project in front of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, speaks in the House Chambers on Friday.
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Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford speaks in favor of the Juneau Access Road project in front of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, speaks with Rep. Eric Feige, R-Chickaloon, on the House floor on Firday.
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Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, left, speaks with Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, and Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, in the House Chambers on Friday.
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House Minority Caucus members huddle for discussions on the House floor on Friday.

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All photos by Michael Penn

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