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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...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaska must strengthen its conflict of interest policies

...the prospect of any private gain.AKPIRG is pleased to see that Sen. Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchorage) and Rep. Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) have each introduced "conflict of interest" legislation. SB172 and HB326 aim to limit legislators...
House panel approves committee changes

...Wednesday, the House Committee on Committees met briefly to approve a request by minority Democrats to have Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, replace Tuck on House Resources.It was announced Rep. Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage, would...
State | AK legislature
Second wave of prefile bills released

...system's interpretation of a 2010 law that requires law enforcement to personally serve citations.HB249, from Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, says a person may not knowingly use a seed or plant produced with genetic engineering to produce...
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...generations of Alaskans."A moment of silence also was held on the floor of the Alaska House on Friday.State Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, said he has been reading through books on the battle for statehood. "His real lasting legacy is...


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