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Kelly says he will keep open to possible Medicaid expansion

...state faces multibillion-dollar deficits amid a crash in oil prices.During Thursday's committee hearing, Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, said he wanted to make clear that the purpose of the contract with Streur was not to find ways to justify...
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Egan to caucus with minority

...invited.The next day, the majority announced Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, would caucus with them. He will be a...Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River (Co-Chair); Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel; Donny Olson, D-Golovin? Education Committee: Gardner...
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Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize

...them to join had not been resolved.Meyer told reporters in Anchorage the majority has had discussions with Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel.Goals for the majority would be fleshed out later, as would committee assignments, Meyer said. He...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...the Senate Finance Committee will be Sen. Anna Fairclough of Eagle River and Sen. Pete Kelly of Fairbanks. Sen. Lyman Hoffman, a veteran Democrat from Bethel, has joined the Senate Majority and will also serve on Senate Finance. Sen. Dennis...
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...state savings accounts but much of the revenue was also spent in hefty state capital budgets. At the time, Sens. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, and Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said the big state capital budgets helped cushion the state's economy...
Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry more advanced technical and middle skill careers, as well as professional and managerial opportunities. Senator Lyman Hoffman and Representative Bryce Edgmon also provided leadership, support, and advice as the plan developed. We are grateful...
Senate Finance advances gas line bill

...revenue from the project to go toward energy projects in areas without direct access to a North Slope gas line.Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, said that's a critical piece for him and the other amendment sponsors, Sens. Donny Olson, D-Golovin...
State | AK legislature
Senate panel advances bill rejecting pay increase

...recommended to the full Senate that SB125 pass: Meyer and Sens. Pete Kelly, Click Bishop and Donny Olson. Sen. Lyman Hoffman made no recommendation. Sens. Mike Dunleavy and Anna Fairclough recommended amend, though the proposal is packaged...
My Turn: Alaska can't afford two mega-energy projects

...of rural Alaskans who face energy costs that can reach upwards of half their disposable income, according to Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel. As part of legislation to develop the pipeline, Sen. Hoffman recently proposed a new special energy...
Stalemate on education reform continues

...compromise.The Senate's delegates are Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, and Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel.The House tabbed Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, and Rep. Sam...
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