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Ex-lawmaker quits primary challenge

...three-way primary, in which the candidates raised more than $250,000. Both Bishop and former state lawmaker Ralph Seekins, the highest-profile candidates in that race, raised about $120,000 each, with Seekins funding part of his...
Primary to set tone for November races

...vacant Senate seat in District C, most of that from former state Labor Commissioner Click Bishop and former state Sen. Ralph Seekins.Seekins poured tens of thousands of his own dollars into the race. Conservative David Eastman is also running...
Sen. Seekins to back off on run for governor

Sen. Ralph Seekins, R-Fairbanks, said Wednesday he will no longer focus his efforts on running for governor this year unless Gov. Frank Murkowski...
Sen. Seekins' latest ethics bill raises new questions

Alaska Sen. Ralph Seekins on Tuesday presented a new version of his bill to change the state's ethics laws, but the measure raised even more concerns...
State Briefs

Senator falls ill during committee hearing JUNEAU - Sen. Ralph Seekins, a Fairbanks Republican, was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital after briefly losing consciousness during a committee hearing...
Bill would fund Alaska Legal Services Corp.

A proposal by Sen. Ralph Seekins would create a special account to funnel money to a legal aid group that lost its state funding last year. Seekins' bill calls...
Bill makes priority of fish, game taken for eating

State Sen. Ralph Seekins wants to give Alaskans who harvest fish and game for the dinner table first shot when there's a conflict over how to allocate...
Seekins trails in Senate race

...JUNEAU - A Democrat and retired union leader took an early lead in a Fairbanks Senate race against one-term Republican Ralph Seekins. Sound off on the important issues at Joe Thomas, born and raised in Fairbanks, said he entered the race because...
Seekins targets bears

...who last year spearheaded the bill that brought aerial wolf hunting back to Alaska now is taking aim at bears. Sen. Ralph Seekins' bill, which was introduced Friday, would make it easier to hunt black and brown bears deemed a threat to big game...
Victims need fair representation, too

...involved, I would find American Medical Association Executive Director Jim Jordan's toying with facts and Sen. Ralph Seekins' toying with syntax and logic amusing. Both the AMA and Seekins have used attraction and retention of doctors as...


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