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Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...election gimmick," Micciche said. "But if people feel it's important, then we should vote on the issue."Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage and the Senate Rules Committee chairwoman, said the fate of the bill will not be decided by the Republican...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/untold-reality-states-minimum-wage-deba
State | AK legislature
The cost of travel by sea

...to be set for future employees.But that bill is dead because there was "no support" among senators, said Sen. Lesil McGuire, an Anchorage Republican and Rules Committee chair who schedules bills for floor debate.At this point, an unwillingness...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-13/cost-travel-sea
State | Local | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Leave minimum wage to the voters

...10 representatives.Four of those legislators are still in the Capitol: Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, Sen. Lesil McGuire (served in the House in 2002 and 2003), Sen. Kevin Meyer (served in the House in 2002 and 2003) and Sen. Gary...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-11/empire-editorial-leave-minimum-wage-v
Opinion
Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Alaska State Senate passed Senate Bill 216 on Friday, better known as "Erin's Law."Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, introduced the legislation to combat Alaska's high rates of child abuse.SB216 requires school districts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/legislative-digest-sunday-april-13-2014
State | AK legislature
Senate throws its support behind pair of Southeast mining projects

...of Southeast Alaska mining ventures Wednesday with the unanimous passage of an Anchorage Republican's bill.Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage and a lieutenant governor hopeful, is the primary sponsor of SB99, which allows the Alaska Industrial...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-27/senate-throws-its-support-behind-pair-s
State | AK legislature
Photos: Legislature handles drones

...Wednesday. The speech was part of the Lunch and Learn series and sponsored by the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission, Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, and Rep. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-13/photos-legislature-handles-drones
Local | AK legislature
Committee hears anti-sex trafficking bill

...quickly gained support from across the aisle, including Majority Leader Sen. John Coghill, R-Fairbanks, and Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage."Instead of going after people who are coerced into prostitution, when we find them ... we will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-18/committee-hears-anti-sex-trafficking-bi
Local | AK legislature
'Civil remedy' proposed for unborn child deaths

...complete statutes" under Alaskan law pertaining to the wrongful death of unborn babies, according to its sponsor, Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage.Members of the Senate Judiciary committee considered SB200 on Monday but took no action.Currently...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-11/civil-remedy-proposed-unborn-child-deat
State | AK legislature
Juneau-specific campaign law may be unconstitutional

...ability to contribute to candidates for three months out of the year restricted," she said.A bill proposed by Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, earlier this session - SB207 - seeks to repeal the section of the law at the center of this legal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-20/juneau-specific-campaign-law-may-be-unc
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate advances trans-Alaska gas pipeline proposal

...intended to answer everything as it represents a "path forward." "Alaskans cannot afford to wait any longer," Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, said, adding, "It's the right market. It's the right participants."The bill now moves...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-19/alaska-senate-advances-trans-alaska-gas
State | AK legislature

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