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House reverses annual minimum-wage hike

...was passed on a 24-14 vote, with Reps. Bruce Weyhrauch of Juneau, John Harris of Valdez, Paul Seaton of Homer and Bev Masek of Willow breaking ranks with the Republican majority and voting against the measure. The bill now heads to the Senate...
Prosecutor recommends prison for former state Rep. Masek

...lawmaker convicted of corruption charges to 18 to 24 months in prison followed by three years probation. Former state Rep. Bev Masek pleaded guilty in March to conspiring to accept $4,000 from former VECO chief executive Bill Allen, a major Alaska...
Lawmakers wax philosophic on proposal to tax tire sales

...from somewhere." The bill passed on a vote of 24-12, with Reps. Carl Gatto of Palmer, Vic Kohring of Wasilla and Bev Masek of Willow breaking ranks with Republicans and voting against the measure. Prior to the vote, Democrats argued the tire...
Flag song's second verse passes House

...very much a traditionalist and feel very strongly about establishing a past and holding onto it," Gatto said. Rep. Bev Masek, a Willow Republican, said the first verse already is representative of all Alaskans and doesn't need to be fixed...
Lawmakers examine transportation taxes

...Transportation Committee questioned the necessity of the proposals - and others outright opposed them. Willow Republican Rep. Bev Masek, who co-chairs the House panel, said she would like to see the revenue generated from the gas tax constitutionally...
Voters should reject initiative change

...Fairbanks). Three Republicans opposed the measure: Anchorage Reps. Bob Lynn and Bill Stoltze and Mat-Su Rep. Bev Masek. If your senator or representative is not on the list, you might want to ask them why politicians in Juneau should have...
GOP majority expected to shrink

...Republican Vic Kohring of Wasilla, Pete Kott of Eagle River and Mike Chenault face nonpartisan or minor party challenges. Bev Masek of Willow is favored against Wasilla Democrat Kay Bills and Alaskan Independent Jon Pinard, as is incumbent Lesil McGuire...
Attorneys spar in opening of former lawmaker's trial

...Kohring fired aide Eric Musser because Musser filed an ethics complaint against an Allen favorite, former state Rep. Bev Masek, R-Willow. Prosecutors say Kohring voted for and lobbied other legislators to support a version of the oil tax bill...
Tumult in the session

...eligible to run for one of seven open House seats created by the plan. The switch means he won't have to run against Rep. Bev Masek of Willow if the plan is approved. The map also pitted Rep. John Harris of Valdez against Rep. Con Bunde of Anchorage...
Bill to limit teen drivers' licenses stalls

...members of the committee requested technical changes to the bill, stalling a vote on the measure. Committee member Rep. Bev Masek, a Willow Republican, sat quietly through the testimony Tuesday afternoon. "All too often government is trying to...


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