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Column: Spreading the good word about Juneau Since my introduction-to-BASIS moments many years ago, the technological advances undertaken by the Legislative Affairs Agency have made it easy to interact with the Legislature from anywhere using an internet connection. Communication...
My Turn: Don't let Big Oil buy the election more, as we try to make sense of the choices facing us at the polls. To begin, it's worth reading the Legislative Affairs Agency summary of SB 21 contained in the pamphlet. The Divisions of Elections has given equal space to both sides...
Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

...Inc., which bid more than $343,000, compared to low bidder Pyramid Audio Video, at nearly $291,000.Legislative Affairs Agency director Pam Varni said Chariot reached a higher overall score in a bid review.By using existing furniture...
Alaska faces fine over undeclared bullets, lighter

...materials for shipping packages by air. He said it would be "catastrophic" to have the number suspended since the Legislative Affairs Agency routinely ships documents and other material throughout the state.Under the new policy, Hawker aide Juli...
Glance at legislative office accounts

...and which lawmakers selected those options, according to the Legislative Affairs Agency. Legislators with accountable plans were allowed to cash-out...Joe Paskvan, Gary Stevens and Joe Thomas.___Source: Legislative Affairs Agency
Legislative pay already on the rise

...460, according to Empire calculations of Legislative Affairs Agency data, to $61,660. Legislators receive not include the office expense accounts. Legislative Affairs Agency records show Nelson took her office expense...
Old church to get new life as legislative offices

...said Pam Varni, executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency. It has been identified as the new home for...manages the business of the Legislature, gave the Legislative Affairs Agency the go-ahead with the remodel last week...
Photo: Boxes, boxes, boxes

Mitch Backes, of the Legislative Affairs Agency, stacks empty boxes outside of Sen. Cathy Giessel's office on Monday as the legislature prepares for the end of the session and the move of legislator's office material to their home districts.
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Council approves fully accountable office plans

...move all 60 lawmakers to a plan in which the Legislative Affairs Agency administers the accounts.Previously, lawmakers...That means expenses weren't run through the Legislative Affairs Agency, allowing lawmakers to administer their own...
Visitors to see changes at state Capitol

...wireless hotspot has been filled instead with soda and snack machines.Pam Varni is executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency.She said the goal was to make the lobby more open and to move the vending machines nearer to the legislative...


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