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Senate panel holding summit on crime

...Wednesday afternoon.A focus will be on reducing Alaska's recidivism rates.In a press release, the committee's chair, Sen. Lesil McGuire, said if the state continues on the path it's on, it will have to build a new prison. She says the summit is about...
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...
Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...Committee 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...
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Senator plans to investigate Guard situation

ANCHORAGE - State Sen. Lesil McGuire says the Legislature will hold hearings into sexual assault and other allegations involving members of the Alaska National...
My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...women will continue lead in the years ahead. Our success shows the world that we don't just survive the last frontier, we thrive here and are proud to call Alaska home.? Sen. Lesil McGuire is a Republican representing Anchorage.
Photo: Women of the Alaska Legislature

...Rep. 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...
State | AK legislature
Alaska lawmakers look at new draft of marijuana bill

...regulating a new commercial marijuana industry and would share resources with the Alcoholic Beverage Control board.Committee chair Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, said the committee will go through the bill in more detail and take public testimony on Wednesday...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: National Guard reform is on the way

...Wielechowski and Rep. Chris Tuck have introduced important reform legislation, and Republicans like Sens. Bert Stedman and Lesil McGuire have pushed for hearings into Guard issues. Rep. Bob Herron, a veteran and Democrat who caucuses with Republicans...
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...
State | AK legislature
'Jackson's Law' clears house

...that lead to an unborn child's death has cleared the statehouse.Dubbed "Jackson's Law," SB200 was sponsored by Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage. Presuming Gov. Sean Parnell's signature, the bill would make Alaska the 41st state allowing parents...
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