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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...
Empire editorial: Let's track those torpedoes, governor

...squared off over what time of day to unveil the State of the State? A day after the speech, we had Senate President Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, saying recurring disputes between her and Palin are over policy and aren't personal. Was the conflict...
Prominent Democrat steps in to fill Senate leadership post Ellis is a member of the Senate Working Group, the bipartisan coalition that controls the Senate and elected Sen. Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, as president. Ellis' move to the new position was set in place when Sen. John Cowdery, R-Anchorage...
Lawmaker reignites oil tax debate

...This is about process." Huggins' Senate Bill 242 has been referred to only a single committee by Senate President Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, indicating the bill has strong support from the Senate leadership. Huggins' bill is just one of several...
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...


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