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My Turn: Government shutdown won't happen

...averaging 11.4 percent across all departments; a savings of nearly half a billion dollars.Last month, the Alaska State Senate finished its work on time and approved a fully funded budget. Our spending plan included smart reductions while...
My Turn: Alaska should repeal Daylight Saving Time

...proposed idea affects people. I appreciate the opportunity to discuss with Alaskans the positive and negative consequences of the elimination of Daylight Saving Time. ? Sen. Anna MacKinnon represents Eagle River in the Alaska State Senate.
My Turn: Governor fails to meet his own principles on 'Choose Respect'

...respect." Alaska National Guard victims deserve better. Alaskans deserve better. No excuses. ? Senate Minority Leader Hollis French represents West Anchorage and Berta Gardner represents Spenard and Midtown in the Alaska State Senate.
My Turn: Alaskans can't fully trust Big Oil the polls on Aug. 19 and vote "yes" to repeal SB 21.? Sen. Gary Stevens represents District R in the Alaska State Senate. He served two terms as Senate President and was the 2013 National Chairman of the Council of State Governments...
Juneau senator says GOP majority may not survive

JUNEAU - One Juneau lawmaker says the current leadership in the Alaska state Senate may not survive.Sen. Dennis Egan told KTOO that Senate members may try to form a bipartisan majority caucus next year.Republican...
Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Alaska State Senate passed Senate Bill 216 on Friday, better known as "Erin's Law."Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, introduced the legislation...
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The shutdown demonstrates that we need a bipartisan coalition in the House

Prior to the 2012 redistricting and election, the Alaska State Senate was controlled by a bipartisan coalition of Republicans and Democrats. The governor opposed this coalition because it prevented...
Elton Engstrom Jr.

...Following in the footsteps of his mother and father, Elton served in the Alaska State House of Representatives and the Alaska State Senate. He worked for infrastructure development throughout Southeast Alaska, including projects such as an airport runway...
Deadline to register to vote in Nov. 6 election is midnight

...year are the seats of every member of the Alaska House of Representatives, along with half of the seats in the Alaska State Senate.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, is not up for reelection this year.Juneau's two state representatives, Reps...
Senate balance of power at stake in election

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska state Senate faced the possibility of a major power shift Tuesday with several Democrats in the majority coalition trailing in their races...


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