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My Turn: An overdue ounce of prevention

...patient and indefatigable in her mission to protect Alaska's children. Despite the efforts and advocacy of Sen. Lesil McGuire (R) and Sen. Berta Gardner (D), in contrast to the unanimous vote of support in 2014, HB44 was parked in the...
Lesil McGuire drops out of Lt. Governor race

The field has narrowed for lieutenant governor as Republican candidate Sen. Lesil McGuire announced late Monday she will no longer pursue the open seat."It is with a year's worth of thought, contemplation and visiting...
Committee advances revised sexual assault prevention bill

...constitutional issue with the committee's approach, depending on how broadly or narrowly a court might view it.Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, brought up that concern in testimony before the committee. The hearing was held in Anchorage, and...
Empire Editorial: Help more Alaskans vote

...changes in state law that would make it easier for Alaskans to register to vote.Senate Bill 93, sponsored by Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, and House Bill 95, sponsored by five House members, would allow Alaskans to register as late as...
Chenault: Erin's Law won't pass this session

...they were also turned away.Gardner said Dunleavy told her he wouldn't add the bill to the schedule because Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, who is carrying the other Senate version of Erin's Law, was not in the building Thursday and couldn't...
State | AK legislature
Alternative Erin's Law bill gets first hearing

...Legislature right now - two sponsored by Democrats and two by Republicans. The one heard Wednesday is sponsored by Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, and also includes an opt-out option for parents.Erin's Law is inspired by childhood sexual...
State | Local | AK legislature
Senate panel discusses personal use fishing priority

...fisherman said he opposed it.Stoltze said another hearing on the bill would be held.Sens. Charlie Huggins and Lesil McGuire said they also supported the bill.State Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten said the department did not have a...
Legislators take long weekend at halfway mark

...nine representatives and senators. This year, the Legislature sent only four - Sens. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka; Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage; and Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, and Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage - but Senate chambers...
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...He said Alaskans were well aware of concentrates when they voted by a 53-47 margin to approve the measure.Sens. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage; Mia Costello, R-Anchorage; and Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, also spoke against the amendment...
State | AK legislature
Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...Vice Chair Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said the committee would hear the bill again. Committee Chair Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, was absent from the hearing.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at katherine.moritz...
State | AK legislature


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