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After Funny River, fire academy faces axe

...economic perspective."It's a job issue in rural Alaska and it's a great way for people to make a living," Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, said.Senate finance committee chairman Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he is also concerned...
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State senators riled by federal actions

...but there are some people who would like to go there," he told reporters.During a floor session Friday, Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, delivered a takedown of federal actions in Dr. Seuss style. "You bow to greenies, these are facts...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Walker needs to get back to thinking outside the box

...Navarre thought the idea was sound and told me some creative ways he has saved the borough interest payments. Sen. Click Bishop wrote me, "I had been floating this idea to the administration while I was commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development...
Work starts on road to Tanana

...Kasaan, population on 29. It was linked to the Prince of Wales Island road system about two decades ago.State Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, hopes the road will help reverse a trend of Tanana residents leaving the community.The village has...
Ex-lawmaker quits primary challenge

FAIRBANKS - Former state Senate President Mike Miller has withdrawn his primary challenge to Sen. Click Bishop, saying it would be divisive to the Republican Party.Miller said he decided that challenging an incumbent would create an unnecessary...
Former state rep drops interest in Senate seat

...has bowed out of a race for state Senate.Former state Rep. Alan Dick had filed his intent to challenge state Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, in the August Republican primary. The filing allowed him to start raising funds, but he would have...
Senate Finance advances gas line bill

...D-Bethel, said that's a critical piece for him and the other amendment sponsors, Sens. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, and Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks.Hoffman has been outspoken in wanting to ensure the benefit of a gas line is spread to all Alaskans...
State | AK legislature
Gas line, permitting bills things to watch this week

...the state will have to make its cash calls, and what will those cash calls mean for other parts of the budget?Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, called it the fear of the unknown. He said he wanted to make sure the state wasn't looking at the...
State | AK legislature
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...state funds to pay for firefighting crews if federal funds that currently support the crews fall off. An aide to Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, said that would help ensure the state's three hot-shot crews, which battle wildfires, remain...
State | AK legislature
Senate Resources unveils version of gas line bill

...should consider its options.Several members raised questions about how long that could take and at what cost. Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, said he was sympathetic to the amendment but noted that lawmakers have been told that only a handful...
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