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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...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration push to make it easier for companies to acquire oil and gas drilling permits onshore and offshore.State Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, is a former chairwoman of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission. By email, she said she is "concerned...
My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...tradeoff worth making to keep Alaska from that wall.Gov. Bill Walker has proposed one way to do this and so did Sen. Lesil McGuire. Others may suggest different approaches and that's fine, as long as the Legislature passes one of these safe landing...
State senator rescinds subpoena for video in inmate death

...Meyer rescinded it less than a month later over concerns that the request may have impacted other pending cases.Sen. Lesil McGuire chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee. Her husband's law firm represented the Mosley family, which also worried...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...R-Chugiak; Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla; and Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla all cast "no" votes. Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, was absent.Speaking before his vote, Dunleavy said he supported the buyout of TransCanada and...
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change of those vision statements mentions the words "climate change." It is not surprising when you consider Sen. Lesil McGuire's sponsor statement for SB 16: "Globally, all eyes are on the Arctic with new opportunities and challenges emerging...
Legislature votes to sue Walker, block Medicaid expansion

...R-Wasilla? Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Anchorage NO? Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau ABSENT/NOT VOTING? Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage? Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak? Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel? Sen. Peter Micciche...
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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...
Photo: Women of the Alaska Legislature

...Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla; Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage; Rep. Lora Reinbold, R-Eagle River; Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage; Sen. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage; Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau; and Rep. Harriet Drummon...
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