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My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...easily be in either's favor after uncounted ballots are tallied. In West Anchorage, the seat vacated by Rep. Lindsey Holmes will go to either Democrat Matt Claman or Republican Anand Dubey, and with only 35 votes between them, predicting...
My Turn: Contraceptive use benefits Alaska's children amendment to increase funding for contraceptives for low-income women and mothers from Senate Bill 49. Rep. Lindsey Holmes, R-Anchorage, was the only one of the 11 who truly demonstrated decision making in the best interests of children...
Reactions mixed after 'unity' announcement

...Democrat candidate now do not have a Democrat choice on the ballot."She likened Mallott's move to that of Rep. Lindsey Holmes (R-Anchorage), who in 2013 changed her party affiliation from Democrat to Republican."She endured a lot of...
Business owners testify against indoor smoke ban

...indoor work places and public places in Alaska has drawn opposition from some business owners.HB360, from Rep. Lindsey Holmes, R-Anchorage, would ban smoking in most commercial buildings, including businesses, restaurants and bars. She...
State | AK legislature
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...without the language. Voting against were Reps. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, David Guttenberg, D-Fairbanks, and Lindsey Holmes, R-Anchorage.The Alaska Supreme Court has held that the state must fund medically necessary abortions if it pays...
State | AK legislature
House changes little as state education bill advances

...Republican-controlled finance committee rejected all of the proposals.The smallest increase, proposed by Rep. Lindsey Holmes, R-Anchorage, sought to offset the expected removal of Parnell's proposed $25 million in one-shot funding...
State | AK legislature
Parnell asks for more dam money

...presented the budget amendments for this year and next to lawmakers on Thursday.In the House Finance Committee, Rep. Lindsey Holmes, R-Anchorage, asked if putting the $32.7 million in the supplemental, versus next year's budget, was a...
State | AK legislature
Abortion funding bill heads to floor

...included."This is me kind of trying to tell a doctor what is and what isn't medically necessary," said Rep. Lindsey Holmes, R-Anchorage, "I'm uncomfortable with telling the doctor that this is the right list."The last item on the...
State | AK legislature
4 things to know about the Legislature

...Supermajority: The GOP-led caucus in the House has a supermajority now, thanks to the recent decision by Rep. Lindsey Holmes of Anchorage to switch parties.Three-peat: Mike Chenault is the first House speaker in Alaska to be elected to...
Minority numbers dwindle, but reps still see role

...Democrats caucus across the aisle, joining with Republicans in organizing the House.One erstwhile Democrat, Rep. Lindsey Holmes of Anchorage, not only defected from the minority caucus to the majority last Saturday, but outright changed her...


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