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At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...the 1950s who also served in the Vietnam War at a radar installation. "I don't know what happened."The Republican legislator from Anchorage's lower Hillside is the oldest legislator in Alaska statehood history, according to Legislative...
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Education debate has more than two sides

...ends with increased funding."Parnell, Jenkins and Balyeat might do well to listen to Andrew Halcro, a former Republican legislator who is currently serving as president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. "Before you make this huge change...
APOC fines Senate president reporting requirements but cut his recommended fine in half to $5,000. Ray Metcalfe, the former Republican legislator who brought the complaint, denounced the commission for what he called lax enforcement of ethics rules. The...
Commission faces criticism from all sides

...commission's critics include some unlikely bedfellows. "APOC is broken beyond repair," said Ray Metcalfe, a former Republican legislator from Anchorage who has been a staunch critic of the ethics of several current and former elected officials. Until...
Real life Grinch

...purchase of land. The villagers want it. The city fathers want it. The Chamber of Commerce wants it. The local (Republican) legislator wants it. The seller is willing. The purchase will improve recreation for the people. The purchase will grow...
Capital likely to stay put under Parnell

...a friend of Juneau for some time," said Sen. Dennis Egan, who has known Parnell for many years. A former Republican legislator from Anchorage, Parnell was co-chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee for part of the time Egan...
Ballot losses don't halt Republican Moderates

...about to debut, he said. And he promised a full slate of legislative candidates by 2004. Metcalfe, a former Republican legislator, was soundly defeated in his bid for a House seat in Anchorage, although he is pursuing litigation to invalidate...
Legislature takes action a year after Cowdery guilty plea

...CEO Bill Allen to bribe an Alaska legislator on oil tax issues. "Amazing," said Ray Metcalfe, a former Republican legislator from Anchorage who has been critical of the Legislature's ethical standards. "It wasn't until they were...
Yakutat overrides mayor's Ogan veto cooperate. "We don't agree on everything, but we agreed to work together," he said. Ogan is a former Republican legislator from Palmer who resigned his post in 2004 while facing recall amid accusations of corruption. Critics said he...
Senator's backers push for Right to Life endorsement

...organization in the state, will endorse Murkowski, or at least remain neutral and not pick Jerry Sanders, a former Republican legislator and now an Alaskan Independence Party candidate for U.S. Senate. "I have never seen a battle like this...


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