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Kerttula accepts Stanford fellowship

...return after the fellowship. Kerttula said she didn't know if she'd return to public office.Kerttula's father, Jay Kerttula, served in the Legislature for more than three decades. Before serving in the Legislature, Kerttula was an attorney...
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Use bonds for vet homes

...the books to create an Alaskan Veterans Home. I believe I drafted one of them over 10 years ago, and I'll commit my Permanent Fund Dividend for life to a vet's home G.O. bond payment. A lot of Alaskans will. Jay Kerttula Palmer
Neva Egan, the first Alaska first lady, dies at 96

...governor after statehood in 1959, and then was elected again in 1970. Kerttula, the daughter of long-time legislator Jay Kerttula, said she remembered legislators' children being invited over to the Governor's Mansion while living in Juneau during...
Democratic incumbent touts her experience as minority whip, work across party lines

...We got the first increase in almost a decade in education funding," she said. Kerttula, 48, is the daughter of Jay Kerttula, a long-time representative from Palmer. She said she wants to return to the Legislature because: "It's a great...
This Day in History

...ferry service between the two towns. In 1940, the new Gross 20th Century Theater opened in Juneau. In 1969, Sen. Jay Kerttula, D-Palmer, and Reps. Mike Bradner, D-Fairbanks, and Don Young, R-Fort Yukon, called attention to the possibility...
Ayers says Alaska has lost its soul

...a coalition. Back in the (days of) Clem Tillion, Jay Kerttula, Johnny Sackett, Frank Ferguson -- I just named two...that -- Clem Tillion, a big-time Republican, and Jay Kerttula, big-time Democrat, right? Frank Ferguson, a Democrat...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...her new office on the fourth floor of the Capitol this morning. The Juneau Democrat, daughter of former state Sen. Jay Kerttula, didn't have long to wait. Just after 10 a.m., she was among the first lawmakers sworn into the 21st Legislature...
Exxon case sparks concerns about oil tax

...Exxon and other oil companies' behavior," she said. Kerttula was a legislative aide for her father, former Sen. Jay Kerttula, who represented Cordova at the time of the spill. Sen. Kim Elton, D-Juneau, said he's still convinced that...
Lawmakers fear precedent set by session

...say I knew most of the people there," she said. Kerttula grew up in Palmer as daughter of former Sen. President Jay Kerttula. Other than a cousin of hers who came to visit her, Kerttula said she didn't even see many of the Palmer leaders...
A day to remember Stevens should come to pass

...especially appreciated Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula's recollections of her time in Juneau as a girl when her father Jay Kerttula and Stevens served together in the State Legislature, times which Stevens fondly mentioned during his annual address...


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