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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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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...
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...
Senate Majority announces new leadership, committee chairs

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska State Senate Majority announced a new lineup today as it finished reorganizing...members to better accomplish the goals and priorities of the new Alaska State Senate Majority."The Senate Majority's 15 members are drawn from...
Hundreds attend Stone's funeral

...Alaska forward for the common good of all people, and he did it unselfishly," said Bishop, who was elected to the Alaska State Senate from Fairbanks last month.Bishop also thanked Laurel Stone "for sharing David with us."Paulette Simpson talked...
Wastewater bill on final leg of journey

...and other large passenger vessels in Alaska waters, was held on its third reading until Feb. 19.Last week the Alaska State Senate voted down five attempts to amend Governor Sean Parnell's cruise ship wastewater bill. While voting in mostly...
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...


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