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Leadership forum stresses importance of education

...opportunity to meet with the people, the role models that they have not seen otherwise," King said.Former state Sen. Bettye Davis attended the event Tuesday as the keynote speaker. Davis said she hoped each of the students would take away a sense...
Protecting kids

I write in support of Sen. Bettye Davis' bill to prohibit school staff from recommending drugs to control children's behavior problems, reported March 5 in the Empire...
Vote total gives Davis state Senate seat

ANCHORAGE - Democrat Bettye Davis has won a tight race with Republican Terry Martin for an East Anchorage Senate seat. The Anchorage office of the state Division...
Dems, Natives urge anti-hate crimes bill

...Republican-controlled Senate to move on hate crimes legislation. Gov. Tony Knowles and Sens. Georgianna Lincoln of Rampart and Bettye Davis of Anchorage say it's upsetting that Senate committees haven't even scheduled hearings on the bill introduced by...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...applaud Rep. Eric Croft and Sen. Bettye Davis for introducing the "Safe Surrender...applaud Rep. Eric Croft and Sen. Bettye Davis for introducing the "Safe Surrender...applaud Rep. Eric Croft and Sen. Bettye Davis for introducing the "Safe Surrender...
Alaska editorial: School dress codes are a good idea

...schools has been garnering enough support for it to be the topic of a bill filed before the state Legislature. Sen. Bettye Davis of Anchorage filed the bill earlier this month. It isn't a surprise that such a bill comes out of Anchorage, where...
Davis seeking support for health insurance program

...seeking to build support for a scaled-back expansion of a health insurance program for low-income children.Sen. Bettye Davis' proposal would raise the income eligibility threshold for Denali KidCare from 175 percent to 200 percent of the federal...
Senators balk at timing, cost of impeaching regent Hayes

...the important issues at The Legislative Affairs Agency estimates an impeachment trial would cost $425,000. Sen. Bettye Davis, D-Anchorage, chairwoman of the Health, Education and Social Services Committee, which heard Senate Resolution...
Safe Surrender bill should be enacted

...mother's prosecution. The Alaska Pro-Choice Alliance and Planned Parenthood of Alaska applaud Rep. Eric Croft and Sen. Bettye Davis for introducing the "Safe Surrender" bill. House Bill 29 and Senate Bill 22 allow a parent to surrender a newborn...
Bill would expand age for school attendance

...The panel heard testimony Monday from education officials supportive of the change, proposed by Democratic Sen. Bettye Davis of Anchorage. Davis' bill allows for exceptions, including for kids attending private, religious or home schools...
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