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Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances, Walker wrote. Or, he said, the two might be combined at some point.In a letter to Senate Resources chair Cathy Giessel, Walker reaffirmed his commitment to Alaska LNG and repeatedly used the word "back-up" to refer to the alternate...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers predict daylight saving bill will pass Senate this week, the state should span four zones."Alaska should have more than two time zones," Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said Monday. "Southeast should have a separate one."Egan said he is somewhat placated by the...
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch of its choice that is not affiliated with a religious, labor or employee organization.SB 44, from Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, would allow in those cases for choice of charity to rest with the employee, not the union.The...
State | AK legislature
Photo: Women of the Alaska Legislature

...R-Anchorage; Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage; Sen. Murkowski; Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage; Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage; Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole; Rep. Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage; from bottom left: Sen...
State | AK legislature
Representative rushed to ER after floor speech

...wife was brought onto the floor, and he was rolled into the House Speaker's Chambers on his chair.Olson and Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, a nurse practitioner, responded immediately to make sure the representative was stable. The Senate...
Senators hear public notices bill

...municipalities the option to stop publishing public notices in local newspapers.Through SB36, sponsored by Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, a city assembly would be permitted to pass an ordinance allowing the municipality to post public...
State | AK legislature
Senators: Everything but taxes, PFD on table to fix budget

...R-Fairbanks; John Coghill, R-Fairbanks; Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River; Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla; and Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, announced the Republican-led majority's priorities, including their opinions on the state of...
State | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

...Provides regulations for the protection of student records collected by school districts and the state.? SB 4 - Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage - Legislators and others under the Legislative Ethics Act aren't required to file financial disclosure...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Governor Walker: Alaska has a place at the boardroom table and manpower to this endeavor. The real question is, are you serious about seeing it through? ? Sen. Cathy Giessel, a Republican, is chairwoman of the Alaska Senate Resources Committee and represents District N, which covers East...
Walker inks LNG agreement with Japanese company

...replace nuclear energy following the massive 2011 earthquake that shut down the Fukushima nuclear power plant.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said in a statement she was "cautiously optimistic" about the signing. Giessel will continue her...


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