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Two vehicles sink on ice stretch used as a shortcut in Fairbanks

...designated road. The boat launch at Pike's Landing is one place used to access the river. But Pike's Landing owner Jay Ramras said the archway above the boat launch with the words "ice bridge" is a piece of artwork - a replica of the Santa Monica...
House committee passes partial birth abortion bill

...Monday in the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Nancy Dahlstrom, R-Eagle River, left, and House Judiciary Chairman Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, listen. A House committee approved a proposal Monday that would make performing a medical procedure...
Special Session

...running a pretty tight schedule. "They tell us to take our lunch break and be back promptly at 1:30," said Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, who added that he could get the same information by watching the presentation on television, as KTOO's...
Fast work on UA lands bill irks some

...and sent the two proposals to a conference committee, where members from both bodies work out the differences. Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, who pushed for the land transfer bill this year, said the Senate sent the bill over to the House so...
My turn: Fiscal certainty on steroids

...Until then, like the punch line to the Wright brothers' joke goes: "She ain't never gonna fly, Orville!" Rep. Jay Ramras, a Republican, is the co-chairman of the House Resources Committee. In that position he reviewed the petroleum profit...
Northwest Digest

...legislative sessions to 90 days. Sens. Thomas Wagoner, R-Kenai, and Gretchen Guess, D-Anchorage, and Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, have applied to petition for a 2006 ballot initiative seeking the shortened sessions. The application...
Alaska editorial: Screening law is right move for kids' health

...grants in place to boost the program the next two years, this was the right year for the legislation, sponsored by Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, to gain approval. Current, voluntary, programs are running fairly well, but roughly 1,300 Alaska...
New special session has new distractions

...out others at "The seas are choppy when they should be calm," said Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks. The House Resources Committee co-chairman is facing one Republican challenger in his district. The...
Prop would cut session to 90 days

...citizen initiative was sponsored by Sen. Gretchen Guess, D-Anchorage, Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, and Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks. Ramras said they expect to receive the signature books next week, which starts the clock running for...
Empire editorial: Shorter session makes sense for the state

...sessions makes it on the state ballot. Sen. Gretchen Guess, D-Anchorage, and Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, and Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, are sponsoring an initiative petition that would trim legislative sessions from 121 to 90 days. They...


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