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House majority, minority announce new organization

...Republican-led majority. Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, will serve as Majority Leader, taking over from Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage.Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, will serve again as leader of the Democratic minority caucus...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-11/house-majority-minority-announce-new-or
Local
Committee advances school vouchers

...with individual recommendations attached. Rep. Max Gruenberg, D-Anchorage, voted against passage, with Reps. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, and Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, voting for."I believe it overturns a fundamental principle by dividing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-27/committee-advances-school-vouchers
State | AK legislature
New bill would close loophole in gun checks for mentally ill

...System, used by licensed firearms dealers during transactions.An Anchorage Republican is trying to change that. Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, has proposed a bill requiring the state to report mental illnesses to the system."It's not going...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/new-bill-would-close-loophole-gun-check
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Don't let Legislature fool Alaskans again

...Alaskan voters. Protestations by House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt notwithstanding, his majority would pass a bill identical...ballot as Ballot Measure 3. While House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt claims it is wrong to assume history will repeat itself...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-10/my-turn-dont-let-legislature-fool-ala
Opinion
Youngest lawmaker making national name

...term, and it caught the attention of national political observers. Kreiss-Tomkins, along with Anchorage Republican Lance Pruitt, the House Majority Leader, were recently named to the Washington Post's "Top 40 under 40" list of rising political...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-25/youngest-lawmaker-making-national-name
State | Local
Alaska Permanent Fund tops $50 billion

...It is amazing that the first $700 million deposit in 1977 has grown to $50 billion today," House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said in a press release. "As we look to the future of the Fund, the sky is the limit. I'm thankful...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/alaska-permanent-fund-tops-50-billion
State | AK legislature
Legislature brings gas line, spending talk

...higher-than-expected deductible lease expenditures. Provisions of the new tax kicked in Jan. 1.House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said he doesn't believe the state will get a gas line if it reverts to the old tax system, which...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-20
State
Education a sticking point as session ends

...approach to someone in a financial pinch getting a onetime bonus when they need a permanent raise.House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said the funding piece for education was a key point of difference. He said some House members felt...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-04-21/education-sticking-point-session-end
State | AK legislature
Union opposes Legislature taking up minimum wage

...that he has "no confidence" the same thing wouldn't happen again.After the meeting, House majority leader Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, told the Empire that this Legislature shouldn't be assumed to do the same thing as the group in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-30/union-opposes-legislature-taking-minimu
State | AK legislature
Meeting of the minds is head-on collision

...are our most valuable resource when all is said and done, then we have to use everything."House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said he is not sure there is a "best" way to address the education funding issue.A big outside...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-21/meeting-minds-head-collision
State | AK legislature

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