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Lawmakers approve bill honoring law enforcement officers

...designating Jan. 9 of each year as Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day.Before voting in favor of the bill, Sen. Mia Costello talked about the importance of honoring law enforcement officers, particularly those who have died in the line of duty...
State | AK legislature
Photo: Women of the Alaska Legislature

...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, D-Anchorage. Not pictured are Rep...
State | AK legislature
Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize GOP picked up an extra seat, giving the party 14. The newest Republican members are state Reps. Mia Costello, of Anchorage, and Bill Stoltze, of Chugiak, who won their respective races Tuesday.Meyer left open the possibility...
Legislators take long weekend at halfway mark

...This year, the Legislature sent only four - Sens. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka; Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage; and Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, and Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage - but Senate chambers stood half-empty Friday during...
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers representatives -there are no new faces in the Senate this year, unless you count former Reps. Bill Stoltze and Mia Costello - gathered at the museum during their lunch break from the Legislative Affairs Agency's new legislator orientation...
Local | AK legislature
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...of concentrates when they voted by a 53-47 margin to approve the measure.Sens. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage; Mia Costello, R-Anchorage; and Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, also spoke against the amendment.Micciche said the amendment...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...minority in the 29th Legislature. Two former House members who have moved to the Senate are Bill Stoltze of Chugiak and Mia Costello of West Anchorage, who both handily won their races to bolster the Republican Senate Majority and can reasonably be...
Anti-bullying bills clear committee

...cleared their first hurdle.The House Education Committee unanimously approved HB45 and HB189, sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, and Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, respectively, Monday morning. HB45 focuses primarily...
Parnell calls committee pension plan 'immoral'

...future obligations. Some lawmakers also have taken exception to the fact he did not propose his plan as a bill.Rep. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, the only finance committee member to recommend a "do pass" vote on HB278, said she took comfort...
State | AK legislature
House Finance completing work on state operating budget

...the cut, said the campaign has been effective and sometimes it's good to get a gentle reminder to be active.Rep. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, said the cut did not apply to the portion of the program that involves outreach in schools.The committee...


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