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My Turn: Confidentiality bill too broad, Alaskans' right to know too great

...requests for a protective order by a disgruntled ex-partner. Our administration and others tried to work with Sen. Fred Dyson's office on more amendments to the bill to strike a better balance of Alaskans' interests, but those amendment attempts...
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
Parnell defends timing of National Guard inquiry reporting mechanism was in place for sexual assault complaints, he said.Parnell said he met with state Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, on Feb. 26, and was given the name of a person in the National Guard who could give specific details...
Bill eyed to limit access to arrest reports records searches but allows access at courthouses, Rafferty said.The Alaska measure was sponsored by state Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, who said the bill strengthens the idea of presumed innocence. It was approved by both chambers in...
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
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


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