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Analysis: SB21 working as hoped

...attributes only 4 percent of the state's decline in revenue to the new oil tax structure.Anchorage Republican Sen. Cathy Giessel chairs the Senate Resources Committee, and said the Goldsmith report is evidence that the new tax structure is the...
Photo: Press time

Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, right, Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, and Senate President Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, left, answer a flood of reporters questions after their Senate Majority Caucus press availability at the Capitol on Tuesday.
Controversial permitting bill nixed in senate

...sought to streamline the land and water use permitting process to make mining easier is dead for the session.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, and chair of the Senate Resources committee, announced in a press release Thursday evening that...
State | AK legislature
Senate committee consider share for DMV vendors

...Legislature.The Senate State Affairs Committee began hearing testimony on SB127 Thursday.The bill, from Sen. Cathy Giessel, would allow private vendors who handle things like license renewals or title changes for the Division of Motor Vehicles...
State | AK legislature
Senate Resources unveils version of gas line bill

...Legislature in executive session or under confidentiality agreements. The original version said "may." Chairwoman Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said she wanted to make sure lawmakers were involved.The draft also said the fixed royalty rate...
State | AK legislature
Editorial: Keep up the pressure - support vaccination

...Alaska will buy vaccines in bulk and sell them to clinics, hospitals and others who administer vaccinations.Sens. Cathy Giessel and Hollis French should be commended for their sponsorship of this bill, which will benefit all Alaskans.Patients...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...Pacific bluefin tuna spawned off the coast of Japan around the time of the Fukushima Daiichi incident. Still, Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said her constituents have come to her with concerns. Hartig said in an interview that the department...
Legislative News in Brief

...federal overreach in Alaska.SJR15, sponsored by Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, urges the federal government to stop...eliminated all stored metadata.SJR22, sponsored by Sens. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River...
State | AK legislature
Legislators: Large-scale mining can be done right

...salmon.The letter was signed by Senate President Charlie Huggins, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, and Sens. Cathy Giessel and Kevin Meyer. Giessel chairs the Senate Resources Committee, and Meyer is co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee...
Senate committee moves amendment for student loans

...that her own children did not receive student loans for college until she and her husband co-signed for them.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said she supported the measure. "It doesn't get to the real heart of the problem though, which...
State | AK legislature


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