Refine Search

Empire Editorial: Working class cuts call for working class testimony

...hear more from those being directly affected by proposed cuts. Rep. Adam Wool, a Democrat from Fairbanks, and Rep. Sam Kito III, a Democrat from Juneau, have been among those asking for evening and weekend public hearings on the budget.We also...
Legislators file first round of bills

Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III and other members of the House Democratic minority caucus have reintroduced...prevention education effort in public schools.? HB 24 - Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau - Sets rules for the procurement of architectural, engineering...
Local | AK legislature
Sam Kito III named to replace Rep. Beth Kerttula for House District 32

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell named Sam Kito III Friday to replace former Juneau Democratic Rep. Beth Kerttula for House District 32.Kito's appointment is pending a confirmation...
State | AK legislature
House Democrats confirm Sam Kito III

...leader Chris Tuck, flanked by most of the House of Representatives Democrats, announced Monday the confirmation of Sam Kito III to fill Juneau's vacant seat.Tuck, D-Anchorage, said it was a "quick and unanimous" decision for the Democratic...
State | Local | AK legislature
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

...the Senate.Subcommittee chair Lynn Gattis said Alaska's budget situation requires tough decisions.Still, Reps. Sam Kito III and Dan Ortiz (or-TEHZ') questioned the rationale behind some of the proposed cuts.
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

...relies heavily on oil revenue to fund state government. The state is expected to use savings to help get by.Reps. Sam Kito III of Juneau and Dan Ortiz of Ketchikan questioned the rationale behind some of the proposed cuts. Ortiz, a former teacher...
State | AK legislature
Kito on the issues

...newly-appointed representative to House District 32, Sam Kito III, sat down with the Juneau Empire on Friday, Feb. 23...the Alaska House of Representatives, lifelong Alaskan Sam Kito III, is bringing a bevy of experience from across the state...
State | AK legislature
Photos: Kito sworn in

Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, attaches a House of Representatives pin to the coat lapel of Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, after he was sworn into the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Kito's daughter, Gabryel, 14, and father...
Dancing, rising for revolution

...that body!" Wells told the group, who were wearing pink and red.Politicians were among the crowd, including Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, Alaska first lady Donna Walker and Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage."I'm here in solidarity...
Local lawmakers react to State of the State

...instead of the usual one because of the state's daunting fiscal situation."I thought it was fantastic," Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, said of the State of the State address. "(Walker) connected a lot of pieces. He put together a really...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback