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Senator takes blame for absence from pamphlet

...from the state informational pamphlet sent to voters, but he's not blaming the Division of Elections.Republican Pete Kelly tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported he missed messages from the Elections Division for submitting a statement...
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...However, the availability of the ACES revenue also resulted in substantial increases in the state operating budget, Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, the current Senate Finance co-chair, has observed. The state's gain was at the expense of the...
Education a sticking point as session ends

...correspondence schools. The $100 million was not attached to the committee's version of HB 278, and co-chairman Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, had expected it to be attached to a budget bill.Groups like the parent-supported Great Alaska Schools...
State | AK legislature
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...years ahead in light of other budget obligations and revenue concerns. It's an effort - in the words of co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks - to preserve reserves a little longer, though he noted that spending and revenue will greatly dictate...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Bar pee sticks not the right fix

Fairbanks Sen. Pete Kelly has declared war on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and in doing so has turned to unconventional combat by pushing for pregnancy tests...
House education plan saves Juneau $2.1M

...signal to the House that the Senate is looking at somewhere between $250 and $300 in a BSA increase," she said. Sen. Pete Kelly, a Fairbanks Republican and Senate finance co-chair responsible for the $75-million addition, said the amount...
State | Local | AK legislature
Panel puts more money for education in budget

...following fiscal year, distributed according to the average daily membership for each district.Committee co-chair Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said the members wanted to make sure there was a placeholder in the budget for education "because...
State | AK legislature
Senate Finance advances gas line bill

...state can't address the energy needs of Alaskans, "what good are we doing?"In an interview, Meyer's co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, praised the amendment, saying looking back 20 years from now, "I think we'll really be very pleased...
State | AK legislature
Draft proposes gas tax rate, subsidiary change

...meeting Monday morning. Details were not discussed in committee, and the draft was not adopted. Committee co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he hoped to have a committee version adopted Tuesday or Wednesday.While Kelly last week said...
State | AK legislature
Pipeline backers draw a plan in numbers

...Gasline Development Corporation converged on the committee room to answer a simple question from committee co-chair Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks."Why is this a good business decision?" Kelly asked the industry leaders.All those testifying...
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