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The cost of travel by sea

...range.The total cost of the added wages for Alaska residents is just under $10 million annually, Thayer said.Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, proposed legislation this year that would have grandfathered in current employees' cost-of-living...
State | 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
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
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
Doctor accused of deception testified

...sit on the furniture or fight fires, Miller said.In testimony in Juneau, Heimbach in answer to a question by Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, said an organization called Citizens for Fire Safety was a credible organization made up of people...
Hawaii, Alaska, territories team up on Jones Act

...lawmakers have made a similar request to Congress, but the state hasn't yet seen results, said Alaska state Sen. Fred Dyson. Like Hawaii, the state brings in most of its goods by ship or airplane.Most of Alaska's goods move along the coast...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate advances trans-Alaska gas pipeline proposal

...jeopardize the project's chances. That sentiment was echoed in response to the amendment on the floor Tuesday by Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, when he said there needed to be safeguards to stop "opportunists" who may try to get "way more...
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


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