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Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize

...Sen. Pete Kelly, of Fairbanks, will remain a co-chair of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, while Sen. Anna Fairclough, of Eagle River, will replace Meyer as the other co-chair.The GOP picked up an extra seat, giving the party...
Lawmakers hold private gas project meetings

...we take, and some of the decisions we ultimately make," Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River and chair of the committee, said she had requested that the administration provide as much public...
Egan to caucus with minority

...Minority Leader: Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage? Finance Committee: Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks (Co-Chair); Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River (Co-Chair); Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel; Donny Olson, D-Golovin? Education Committee...
State | Local
My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...the cost of immunizations, ensuring basic prevention treatment is accessible to all of Alaska's children.Sen. Anna Fairclough of Eagle River has one of the most respected financial minds in the Capitol. She was instrumental in crafting and...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...John Coghill of Fairbanks remaining as Senate Majority Leader.Chairing the Senate Finance Committee will be Sen. Anna Fairclough of Eagle River and Sen. Pete Kelly of Fairbanks. Sen. Lyman Hoffman, a veteran Democrat from Bethel, has joined...
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
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
Student loans law failed by accident

...I had a 40-0 support in the House, but it seems like it was one of those casualties of politics," said Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, the primary sponsor of SJR23. "Those that will suffer are the students of Alaska who could have...
Pure Sole: Does the governor enjoy cricket? districts to include policies against it were introduced last year but failed to gain traction (SB91 from Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, and HB189 from Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka)."I think we just ran out of time...
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...


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