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Senator says access to birth control not a problem

...senator says he doesn't think access to contraception is a problem in Alaska.In a floor speech, Republican Sen. Fred Dyson said he researched the issue after a colleague suggested the number of abortions could be reduced by improving access...
State | AK legislature
Bill would cut Alaska ferry workers' salaries

...Alaska Senate would strip state ferry workers of their cost-of-living adjustment.The sponsor of the bill, Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, said his goal is to get ferry workers in line with the rest of state, the Alaska Public Radio Network...
State | AK legislature
Bill directs criminals' PFDs to victims

...costs a top priority for dividend funds collected from incarcerated Alaskans.The bill, SB104, is sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, and would set a ranking system of how prisoners' dividends should be used."There's not a priority...
State | AK legislature
Criminals' dividend checks may go to victims' fund

...wealth disbursement checks of those incarcerated to go first toward victim compensation.The bill sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, clears up who has priority to such Permanent Fund Dividend checks, as well as creates a reliable...
State | AK legislature
Senate committee advances crime bill

...juveniles charged with a felony a means of staying out of the adult prison population. The amendment from Republican Sen. Fred Dyson was an attempt to keep teenage offenders out of adult population through a judicial review process."Suppose a young...
State | AK legislature
Legislature ends session

...Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, made the motion to adjourn sine die. The Senate reacted the same way after Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, made the same motion. Both Dyson and Wilson are retiring from the Alaska Legislature this year...
Local | AK legislature
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...when most people have retired. So far he is running unopposed."I enjoy public service," Lynn said.State Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, who at 75 is Alaska's oldest current state senator, said he and Lynn are "are charter members...
State | AK legislature
University president says gun bill unacceptable

...person's immediate control. Qualifications for a permit include successful completion of a handgun course.Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, said the language of the bill involving lock boxes needed to be more defining in description with...
State | AK legislature
Senators try to crack down on cyber bullying

...cases of bullying."We used to say, 'sticks and stones can break my bones, but names will never hurt,'" Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River said. "But you can recover from a broken arm. The wounds to our soul - now, that's tougher...
State | AK legislature
Parnell speaks on Guard case

...they claimed what chaplains had reported on their behalf wasn't accurate. Parnell calls in OCI In late 2013, Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, took complaints to Parnell, accusations the governor had heard before and seen dismissed by one...


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