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My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...Representatives under Speakers Ramona Barnes and Gail Phillips and the Senate under Presidents Jan Faiks, Drue Pearce and Lyda Green.In Alaska, women don't record history - they write it.Today, 16 Alaska Senators and Representatives are women...
Anti-tobacco forces protest lack of spending

...responded to requests for comment by the Anchorage Daily News about the tobacco money. Donley directed questions to Sen. Lyda Green, a Wasilla Republican who heads the budget subcommittee on health and social services. Her aide, Jerry Burnett, said...
Bill reroutes some permanent fund money to state operations

...Gretchen Guess of Anchorage. Voting in favor of the bill were Republican Sens. Taylor, Fred Dyson of Eagle River, Lyda Green of Wasilla, Ralph Seekins and Gary Wilken of Fairbanks, Gary Stevens of Kodiak, Gene Therriault of North Pole, Thomas...
Legislature again refuses to vote on appointees

...for governor, requested inaction on the appointments, Leman said he had not talked to Murkowski about that. Sen. Lyda Green, a Wasilla Republican, said that adjourning without taking action was a good move because "you avoid the debate on...
State Senate spurns minimum wage increase

...deduction for fish plant workers were Democrats Hoffman, Lincoln and Olson and Republicans Alan Austerman, John Cowdery, Lyda Green, Loren Leman, Phillips, Ben Stevens, Robin Taylor and Gary Wilken.
Senate OKs $2.4 billion for projects

...If we fund these projects, it doesn't mean that they will be built this year," said Senate Finance Chairwoman Lyda Green, R-Wasilla. The items could move into the planning phase and be staggered over time, she said. The capital budget...
Senate to vote on oil tax bill

...court would probably find that clause void under the state constitution, Bullock wrote. Senate Finance Co-Chairwoman Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, said she wasn't worried about that clause in the bill but did not oppose removing it. She said she...
My turn: Do people's votes really count?

...these voices, the governor and his like-minded Legislative allies - Sen. Ralph Seekins, R-Fairbanks, and Sen. Lyda Green, R-Wasilla - have not paused for even a nanosecond. They have put themselves above the voters and chose to support...
ACLU fights tax break

...sponsor, Sen. Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, caused it to die in a committee. Subsequently the tax break was added by Sen. Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, to a House bill that provided property tax breaks for low-income households. The new bill passed in...
Lawmakers again review oil taxes

...Murkowski's veto of $73.5 million in capital budget appropriations to utility projects along the state's railbelt. Sen. Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, said she would have voted to override the governor's veto, even though "an override is a gut-wrenching...


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