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My Turn: The changing Arctic presents opportunity to thrive, if we act now

...on the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission and the Alaska Northern Waters Task Force. Ron Duncan is CEO of GCI, a publicly-traded telecommunications company in Alaska. He also is co-chairman of the Alaska Arctic Council Host Committee.
Chamber luncheon topic is Seward

Wayne Jensen, co-chairman of the Sesquicentennial Committee, is the featured speaker at today's Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. His talk will cover...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...hooligan, traditionally the most important, have been forgotten, said United Tribal Transboundary Mining Work Group co-chairman Rob Sanderson. "This is much more than a salmon issue. This is our environment. We only have one environment...
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...same way.If Walker truly cares about the people of Alaska, and I have no reason to doubt he does, he should work to reform the system we have.? Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, is co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.
Questions linger as date for lawmakers to reconvene looms

...minority-offered alternatives to offset costs, like revisiting the state's oil tax credit system.Senate Finance Committee co-chairman Pete Kelly said in a phone interview that he thinks the budget can be sorted out before the end of this special session...
Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said of potentially tapping those pots.House Finance Committee Co-Chairman Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said he didn't think there was much appetite to tap those funds, but he said different...
Jeb Bush's emails detail donor communications

...Another financial backer who sought to sway Bush was Guzzetta, a Boca Raton real estate developer who was finance co-chairman of Bush's gubernatorial campaign. Bush was the best man at Guzzetta's wedding.In email messages, Guzzetta urged...
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State workers to get layoff warning

...said. "I don't think any of us wants those pink slips to go out tomorrow."Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks and co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, quickly responded that the messages state workers will receive today are "notifications...
Local | AK legislature
Budget deal in Senate's hands

...budget bill to the Senate's finance committee, which held a hearing at 1 p.m. Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks and co-chairman of the committee, said during the hearing that the committee would recess and come up with a plan of its own. On...
State | AK legislature
Walker to work with lawmakers to expand Medicaid

...agreement can be reached on Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to expand and reform Medicaid.House Finance Committee co-chairman Steve Thompson, whose committee has been hearing Walker's bill this week, said he is concerned with whether thousands...


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