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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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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...
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...


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