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Walker expected to call special session

...either way," Meyer said. "The only concern we have with Juneau is that the capitol is still under construction."Pam Varni, executive director of the nonpartisan Legislative Affairs Agency, is the person keeping track of the project.Construction...
State | AK legislature
After budget, legislators' work might not be done

...for communities such as Anchorage, Kenai, Fairbanks and Eagle River are scheduled to arrive beginning Wednesday, said Pam Varni, executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency. It is possible that computers for certain offices could stay...
Walker: No budget, no going home

...We're going to look at noise reduction, but things are being delivered and we are going to move forward," said Pam Varni, executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency, which is overseeing the renovation project.Renovations of the...
State | AK legislature
Backup LIO building needs $2.5M for improvements

...a standing committee of lawmakers that oversees LIOs and other business of the Legislature.LAA Executive Director Pam Varni confirmed the estimate amount.The future of the newly renovated LIO - where Anchorage lawmakers hold court in the interim...
State | AK legislature
Visitors to see changes at state Capitol

...chambers are located, a nook that served as a wireless hotspot has been filled instead with soda and snack machines.Pam Varni is executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency.She said the goal was to make the lobby more open and to move...
Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

...343,000, compared to low bidder Pyramid Audio Video, at nearly $291,000.Legislative Affairs Agency director Pam Varni said Chariot reached a higher overall score in a bid review.By using existing furniture, the Legislature won't have...
Council approves fully accountable office plans

...for payment or reimbursement. Any unused money would go to the general fund, Legislative Affairs executive director Pam Varni said by email.Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, who is not a voting member of the council, said using this plan would...
Legislative Affairs head gave good advice

Pam Varni, executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency, provided advice to her bosses, the Legislature. This advice consisted...
Costs to move session may trump savings

Last year, when the Alaska Legislature had three special sessions, Legislative Affairs Agency Director Pam Varni looked into whether it would be cheaper to hold the session in a more central location. Sound off on the important issues at...
Special session costs come in low

...session in Anchorage cost just more than $90,000, far less than earlier estimates, Legislative Affairs Agency Director Pam Varni said Wednesday. Sound off on the important issues at The special legislative session to extend a benefits program for...


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