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Senate Finance rolls out proposal meant to spur talks

...amendment was intended to provide flexibility in discussions with the House on education funding.Committee member Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said Senate Finance is approaching this process with a spirit of compromise. But Sen. Bill Wielechowski...
Soldotna dedicates Purple Heart monument

...and discovered it had been created by a company in Vermont. He said he began advocating for it during state Sen. Peter Micciche's term as mayor of Soldotna between 2008 and 2013. Nelson said the monument, which he estimated to cost $8...
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement have those agreements," said committee co-chair Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks.Committee member Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said the Senate is not part of the problem when it comes to finding a budget resolution."We're...
State | AK legislature
Legislature gavels in for special session

...that legislators have worked hard, "but not having a funded budget is a big deal, it's a big concern."Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, called it "irresponsible" for Walker to call an immediate special session, particularly on Medicaid...
Legislature passes gas tax increase to fund spill cleanup

...cut the proposed tax increase by five hundredths of a cent, to provide what DEC has truly asked for, said Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna."We thought a penny a gallon was too much," he said while testifying in favor of the bill.DEC...
State | AK legislature
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...of refined products in the state of Alaska," Satre said. "It's not targeted at any one user group."Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, previously had his own version of the SPAR bill but will now carry Munoz's version in the Senate...
State | AK legislature
Budget passes from Senate

...ferry system is not a convenience or a choice" for people in communities that rely on it as a connection.Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said he understands that it's a painful cut, but the ferry system is expensive and needs to streamline...
State | AK legislature
Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances

...negotiations are under way related to Alaska LNG. She also spoke to many of the points outlined in Walker's letter.Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said he hoped that parties could reach some sort of agreement over the weekend.Chenault, R-Nikiski...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers discuss US child support law but take no action everything that was in the 41-page bill, and he wanted more information before signing off on it.Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said he wanted to help families and ensure that someone responsible for child support payments couldn't...
Natural gas may be considered for new UAF power plant is not an active participant in those efforts, Gamble said, but is a "very interested observer."Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said demand by UAF could help natural gas prospects in Fairbanks with economies of scale and "make...


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