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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...
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...
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...
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
Thank you from Annual Fahrenkamp/Kelly Legislative Putting Tournament

...Dennis Egan, Alida Bus, Representative Cathy Munoz, Bonnie Gruening and to the Delegation serving the Y: Senator Anna Fairclough, Lauren Pierre, and Susan Wallen. Special thanks go to Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, Tyra Smith-MacKinnon...
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...
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