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Legislators file first round of bills

...pre-kindergarten program.Reps. Kito, D-Juneau; Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks; Les Gara, D-Anchorage; Andy Josephson...Drummond, Kito, Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, and Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks - Providing for the establishment of...
Local | AK legislature
Prefiled bills in plain English

...application of pesticides in state-owned, public spaces near fish habitats or drinking water.? HB 54 - Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks - Establishes medical and law schools at the University of Alaska.? HB 55 - Kawasaki - People who...
Local | AK legislature
Children's museum dream for Fairbanks director allow the museum to purchase equipment or take a step forward, it almost always emerged.Riley credits Rep. Scott Kawasaki for championing the museum during the last legislative session, which ended with a $166,000 state grant to relocate...
Bill attempts to attract out-of-state interns

...especially since we have some of the industries that are specialized, and people want the experience."Relatedly, Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Anchorage, announced Tuesday his pre-filed legislation that would grant the University of Alaska Board of...
Local | AK legislature
House majority, minority announce new organization

...Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks (Co-Chair); Les Gara, D-Anchorage; David Guttenberg, D-Fairbanks; Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks? Rules Committee: Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage (Chair)? Resources Committee: Ben Nageak...
Fairbanks Senate ad invokes Koch brothers

...Shayne Wescott says in the ad.It's unclear how much the message resonates in the area. Democratic state Rep. Scott Kawasaki said he doesn't think the general population really knows who the brothers are."I wouldn't know what they look...
Kawasaki bills address wrongful convictions

...preventing wrongful convictions and compensating those who are sent to prison but later exonerated.Democratic Rep. Scott Kawasaki says he wants the guilty to be imprisoned and for innocent people to be protected. He says in cases where people...
State | AK legislature
Wrongfully convicted could see big pay day

...but that has never been challenged because there is not a known wrongful conviction in Alaska history, said Rep. Scott Kawasaki, a Fairbanks Democrat and sponsor of HB352."It's really hard to get a person fair compensation for the number...
State | AK legislature
Legislature confirms 4 state commissioners

...Balash with the Department of Natural Resources.The vote on Balash's confirmation was 57-2. Democratic Reps. Scott Kawasaki and Chris Tuck were the lone members to vote against Balash's confirmation.Rep. David Guttenberg said Balash...
State | AK legislature
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...House rejected language pertaining to the new legislative information office in Anchorage.Fairbanks Democratic Rep. Scott Kawasaki proposed the Legislative Council looks to recoup some of the increased cost. The proposal also said it was the Legislature's...
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