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Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...the state $600 million in back payments - the state had claimed more than $900 million in missing payments.Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, likes to use a quote attributed to Alaska Supreme Court justice Walter Carpeneti, who said the state's...
My Turn: Alaskans can't fully trust Big Oil

...price for their oil, then I encourage you to go to the polls on Aug. 19 and vote "yes" to repeal SB 21.? Sen. Gary Stevens represents District R in the Alaska State Senate. He served two terms as Senate President and was the 2013 National...
Who do you trust?

...The legislature's ethics rules permit corruption. However, two Republican senators, Bert Stedman of Sitka and Gary Stevens of Kodiak, understand ACES and SB21, and they intend to vote to repeal SB21.Big Oil leaders (BP, ConocoPhillips...
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...who voted for MAPA were either active conspirators or sleepwalkers. To their credit, two Republican leaders, Sen. Gary Stevens and Sen. Bert Stedman, voted with the minority in opposition to MAPA.Like chief executives of more than a few states...
Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget space, which will save on labor, as well as wear and tear.During Monday's meeting, Kodiak Republican Sen. Gary Stevens noted the cost was about $100,000 for just five legislative offices furnished in Eagle River.The overhauled Anchorage...
Thank you from Annual Fahrenkamp/Kelly Legislative Putting Tournament

...thanks go to Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, Tyra Smith-MacKinnon and to Doug Letch and Nona Dimond of Senator Gary Stevens' office. Doug and Nona are new team members this year and their help was invaluable. Thanks, as well to the Golfers...
Empire Editorial: Leave minimum wage to the voters

...McGuire (served in the House in 2002 and 2003), Sen. Kevin Meyer (served in the House in 2002 and 2003) and Sen. Gary Stevens (was in the House in 2002 and in the Senate in 2003).Seven others serving today were in office in 2002 and 2003...
Today in sports history

...Pierce 45-41 in the shootout, but Boston advances with a 97-92 win.2013 - Oxbow, ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, leads from start to finish to win the Preakness. It's the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D...
Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

...first out for new teachers even if some of them have proven they are rock stars," Wilson said.Committee Chairman Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, said teacher tenure is a means of protection for many teachers."One teacher at the high end of a salary...
State | AK legislature
Proposed constitutional amendment on education pulled from Senate calendar

...would."I would be surprised to see it again, frankly," Senate Education Committee chair, and critic of SJR9, Gary Stevens, said Wednesday.Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, told reporters he asked that SJR9 be returned to Senate Rules while he awaited...
State | AK legislature


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