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House starts reviewing energy projects

...Other committees have already reviewed it, said Rep. Neal Foster, D-Nome, chair of the House Special Committee on Energy.House Energy Committee Chair Neal Foster, D-Nome, said it had already been reviewed by other...
Bill making 20 Native languages official advances

...Savoogna High School student Chelsea Miklahook. "Our grandparents taught us our own language."When asked by Rep. Neal Foster, D-Nome, if she would want to learn Siberian Yup'ik in school, Miklahook and fellow student Beverly Toolie said...
State | AK legislature
License perk for same-sex partners rejected

...number of different laws. "There's no point in singling out this particular bill right now," she said.Co-chair Neal Foster, D-Nome, said he supported the proposed amendment, in spite of the pending court case, "because I feel that as...
State | AK legislature
House passes in-state gas pipeline bill

...floor that he wasn't yet sure how he would vote.Two majority members, Reps. Eric Feige, R-Chickaloon, and Neal Foster, D-Nome, joined the rest of the minority - Reps. Les Gara, Harriet Drummond, Andy Josephson, Beth Kerttula...
Glance at legislative office accounts

...NON-ACCOUNTABLE: Reps. Alan Austerman, Sharon Cissna, Mia Costello, Alan Dick, Bryce Edgmon, Anna Fairclough, Eric Feige, Neal Foster, Carl Gatto, Max Gruenberg, David Guttenberg, Mike Hawker, Bob Herron, Lindsey Holmes, Kyle Johansen, Craig...
Voter ID bill passes final House committee

...exempted communities with a population of less than 5,000 from the bill's more stringent voting requirements.Rep. Neal Foster said he put forward the amendment to raise awareness to the challenges that the bill would pose for those in rural Alaska...
Two Native villages report very low walrus harvest

...harvest of walrus this year - less than 20 percent of the 10-year average," Sen. Donny Olson of Golovin and Rep. Neal Foster of Nome wrote, noting that walrus is a staple food for the two villages ivory is vital for the local economies...
New lawmaker boosts Democratic caucus

...House of Representatives. Rep. Neal Foster, D-Nome, was sworn in by Gov...Legislature. Parnell had appointed Neal Foster, a 37-year-old Nome City Council...Foster, and said she's known Neal Foster since he was a child. Both are...
Public hearings on proposed road to Nome

...being held on a proposed 500-mile road to Nome that would cost more than $2.5 billion. KTUU reports Nome Rep. Neal Foster said at Monday's hearing the plan has had a mixed reaction in his district. Supporters say it would help Nome expand...
Regional News
Alaska Democrats forward 3 names to replace Foster

...Richard Foster, the Nome state representative who died Oct. 13. The nominees for District 39 include Foster's son, Neal Foster, a member of the Nome City Council. The others are Ralph "Weaver" Ivanoff of Unalakleet, a commercial fisherman...


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