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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
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...
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...
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...


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