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TRS pulled from education bill in House

...I-told-you-so guy," but he said he and others advocated for that as a smart move a few years ago.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said she thought a higher infusion of perhaps $4 billion was better. She said lawmakers also...
State | AK legislature
Parnell calls committee pension plan 'immoral' the pension systems and is counter to actuarial standards regarding the funding of the pension plans."Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, chair of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, contracted with the actuarial firm Gabriel...
State | AK legislature
Senate committee moves amendment for student loans

...allow state backing on low-interest loans for students interested in college.The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, would allow Alaska's general obligation debt to be used as a tool in funding education loans...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate advances trans-Alaska gas pipeline proposal

...share of the project with portions also held by pipeline builder TransCanada."Your vote matters today," Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, told lawmakers shortly before the vote. "It is a historic opportunity to be part of moving Alaska...
State | AK legislature
Gov. reiterates call for action on pension issue

...possible contribution increases by municipalities, extending the timeline for payments and Parnell's proposal.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, and vice-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday that senators were still running...
State | AK legislature
Legislature ponders buying one quarter of gas pipeline

...updated bill asks the governor to consult with municipal stakeholders during the contract-development process, Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said."We left the gate open for the greatest flexibility going forward," Fairclough said...
State | AK legislature
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project

...consideration as the panel works on the bill. The bill is likely to advance from committee early next week.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said she wants to ensure that, if any language is added to the bill, the state retains enough...
State | AK legislature
Committee approves audit on ferry repairs

...for an audit surrounding repairs to the ferry Tustumena.Laura Pierre, an aide to the committee's chair, Sen. Anna Fairclough, says the committee this week approved an audit. But she says if the state sues over how the repairs were done...
State | AK legislature
Panel advances proposed education amendment

...continued to come in and described them as "pretty balanced" overall.Meyer, Dunleavy and Sens. Pete Kelly and Anna Fairclough recommended the full Senate pass the proposal. Kelly and Fairclough are co-sponsors.Sens. Donny Olson, Click...
Senate Finance advances Alaska education amendment

...efforts to get SJR9 to the Senate floor for a vote.Meyer, Dunleavy and Sens. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, and Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, recommended the full Senate pass the proposal. Kelly and Fairclough are co-sponsors.Sens...
State | AK legislature


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