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House panel moves Gov.'s pension plan

...meeting on the opposite end of the fifth floor of the Capitol, discussing other options.Senate Finance co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he is interested in putting more toward the teachers retirement system than Parnell proposed...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate passes $2.2B capital budget

...157.5 million in anticipated bond revenue. Meyer has said he was persuaded by university officials and co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, that a greater need for UAF at this point was the plant. Money was included in the budget to enclose...
State | AK legislature
$1.9B capital budget unveiled

...naming rights for the building.Meyer, R-Anchorage, said he was persuaded by university officials and co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, that a greater need for UAF at this point was a new power plant to provide energy for the campus...
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
Alaska Editorial: Focus on reducing FASD, not political points

...the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Enough with the "War on Women" talk already.Recent remarks by Republican Sen. Pete Kelly of Fairbanks during an interview about his effort to combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders have been carried way out...
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...Amendments, including one related to tentative labor agreements, were expected to be taken up Friday, said co-chair Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks.Any changes between the version of the bill that passes the Senate and the one that passed the House...
State | AK legislature
It's in a bar, baby

Senate Finance committee co-chairman Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, has been served a shot of attention after announcing his intent to put pregnancy tests in bar bathrooms as part...
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


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