Legislature begins session; expected to focus on budget

...aimed at more production. He said he wants to make sure he understands the situation and doesn't want to overreact.Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said the oil tax system is out of balance, but he's not planning an oil tax bill this session. "I...
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...well as Darwin Peterson, the governor's legislative director. Peterson worked most recently as chief-of-staff for Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, and served as deputy legislative director under former Gov. Frank Murkowski.The eight new representatives -there...
Local | AK legislature
Southeast lawmakers talk budget and different words

...provide the framework for a statewide pre-elementary program. He said he is also working on some legislation of his own. Sen. Bert Stedman, R-District RSitka legislator Stedman said he is almost completely focused on the state's suffering budget, which...
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Anchors Aweigh to New York post for USCG Capt. Melissa Bert

U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Melissa Bert would like today's change of command...and encourage the community to attend," Bert said. "And bring the kids. We will have...helicopter from Sitka people can tour."Bert is being assigned to the Military Fellowship...
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News:Ketchikan has seen better days when it comes to the state Legislature.Sitka Sen. Bert Stedman, who represents Ketchikan and other District Q communities in southern Southeast once enjoyed the co-chair seat of...
Brian Richardson

Brian Richardson, aka Bert James, Jr., died November 15, 2014, he was born 12/12/1937, to Bert James, Sr. and Alice James, of Kake, Alaska. Brian was born Bert James, Jr., but eventually changed his name to Brian Richardson...
Letter: Legislature's gamblers should think bigger

...I like the idea of an Alaskan becoming a millionaire on a yearly basis. A PFD lottery, should be the bill that is floating around the legislative halls. Who out there is willing to sponsor a PFD lottery bill ? Bert BremnerWasilla, Alaska
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

...It's my constitutional duty to voice my opinion that SB21 represents a going out of business sale for Alaskans, and I urge my fellow citizens to vote "Yes" on Proposition 1. ? Bert Stedman is a Republican state senator from Sitka.
Photo: Senate Judiciary Q&A

Sen. John Coghill, R-Fairbanks, questions Christie Jamieson, a staff member of Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, during an introduction of Senate Concurrent Resolution 2 during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday...
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Today in sports history

...fourth quarter as the Miners beat Brigham Young 31-25.1980 - The St. Louis Cardinals sack quarterback Baltimore quarterback Bert Jones 12 times in a 17-10 victory.1980 - Earl Campbell of the Houston Oilers rushes for 202 yards and two touchdowns in a...


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