Senate passes capital budget

...Representatives a $2.8 billion capital budget.Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said they had little choice if they wanted...the governor chooses to veto," Stevens said. Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said the $450 million in energy projects...
Senate throws its support behind pair of Southeast mining projects

...clarify a section of law passed two years ago - also championed by McGuire - but amendments from Sitka Republican Sen. Bert Stedman refocused the legislation on the Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth mine and the Niblack project, both in Southeast...
State | AK legislature
Alaska wins roadless rule case on appeal

...additional Tongass National Forest land.According to the resolution, which is sponsored by Sitka Republican Sen. Bert Stedman, there are 5.5 million acres of land that has not been conveyed to the state as part of the Alaska Statehood Act...
Senate committee moves gov's education omnibus bill

...In contract, Gov. Parnell's plan calls for a raise in the per-student allotment by $85 the first year.Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said the issue was a matter for the Finance Committee."I would just prefer giving indigestion to them...
State | AK legislature
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...Act as it relates to sea otters in southeast Alaska. Similar language was included in the budget last year.Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, has raised concerns, shared by some southeast Alaska fishermen, that the critters pose a growing threat...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate advances trans-Alaska gas pipeline proposal

...of TransCanada was a sticking point for many Democrats who opposed the bill. It was also the reason Republican Sen. Bert Stedman of Sitka sided with Senate Democrats in voting against the bill."A sole source, non-competitive bid resulting...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Anchorage state office boondoggle shows change is needed

...every Republican in the House and Senate, as well as Rep. Ben Nageak, D-Arctic; Republican Sens. Gary Stevens and Bert Stedman voted against.It's clear that the Republican Party of Alaska can't be trusted to do right by Alaskans. I therefore...
My Turn: A reminder there is always a '12th player' in the Alaska Legislature

...We, the 12th player, are protecting each other's rights to question the political process. Thank you, Sen. Bert Stedman and Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins for representing the people of your district with your ability to respect the human...
Senator proposes oil tax changes he calls fairer

...adjustments to Alaska's oil tax system Friday that he said are aimed at making it fairer to the state.Republican Sen. Bert Stedman said his bill, SB192, is aimed at the already-producing legacy fields, long the mainstay of Alaska's oil industry...
State | AK legislature
Southeast lawmakers prepare for session

...Southeast's lawmakers to hear what their priorities and expectations are for this session. We were unable to contact Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, in time for publication.Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said that she strongly supports the governor's...


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