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Kito weighs in on SB21, 'The Road'

There are multiple sides to every issue, and Juneau's Democratic representative, Sam Kito III, made sure to touch on both sides of two of the hottest topics in Juneau these days.The first of those being...
State | Local
Alaska House names 20 Native languages "official" for state

...language is tied to the ability to sense a strong cultural tie to the people who speak those languages," the Democratic representative said.In the waning days of the 2014 Legislature, lawmakers in Juneau are fast-tracking efforts to recognize...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers, bill reflect on Valdez spill

...spill response."The policy - which is backed by legislators on both sides of the aisle, including Juneau's Democratic representative, Sam Kito III - is sorely needed, said Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage."If there's a spill...
Facing a spectrum of choice, Alaska Legislature considers compromise on school funding

...qualify for the jobs that are here," Gardner said.As lawmakers move into the second half the session, Democratic representatives Les Gara of Anchorage and Sam Kito of Juneau released a report last week detailing what each of the state's...
State | AK legislature
Who gave what to where

...much the Legislature would be devoting to education inclined her to send JSD the extra dollars.Juneau's democratic representative, Sam Kito III, who was appointed to the seat vacated by Beth Kerttula early into the session, funneled all...
State | Local
Southeast legislators explain their oil tax votes

...Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, was a "nay" vote on S.B. 21. Like Kerttula, he was part of the group of nine Democratic representatives that jointly offered futile amendments to revise the bill on the House floor."It's a tragedy for Alaska...
Some regrets over having 90-day session the governor."Northwest Arctic Borough Mayor Reggie Joule, whose eight-term tenure in the House as a Democratic representative from Kotzebue ended last fall, said the 90-day session is more "intense" than the 121-day session had...
Retirement board gets appointments

...service, that they have a retirement where they can retire in dignity," he said.Brice was a four-term Democratic representative from Fairbanks. He is also president of the Juneau Building Trades Council, treasurer of the Central Labor...
New workers' comp statute likely to see court challenge

...the administrative law judge a list of people they want to appoint," Crawford said. Chancy Croft, a former Democratic representative from Anchorage and workers' compensation appeals lawyer, said the appeals commission could violate the separation...
38 chosen to tackle subsistence

...supporting the governor's attempt at finding a consensus solution, said Albert Kookesh, AFN co-chairman and a Democratic representative from Angoon. "I think that's a good list of names, and I think the process is an important one," Kookesh...


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