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My Turn: Dan Sullivan: An Alaska Marine

...when they are attacked. There is no one that is better fit to serve our country and the state of Alaska as a United States Senator than Lt. Col. Dan Sullivan. I encourage Begich to apologize to the military men and women whose service to this...
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

...It's my constitutional duty to voice my opinion that SB21 represents a going out of business sale for Alaskans, and I urge my fellow citizens to vote "Yes" on Proposition 1. ? Bert Stedman is a Republican state senator from Sitka.
Lesil McGuire drops out of Lt. Governor race to remain as a policymaker and continue serving Alaskans in that capacity," McGuire said in a statement. The state senator has served South Anchorage for the past 14 years, starting in the House at age 29. "It's been an honor serving...
Senator says access to birth control not a problem

JUNEAU - A state senator says he doesn't think access to contraception is a problem in Alaska.In a floor speech, Republican Sen. Fred Dyson said he...
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Juneau lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage

Two days after a Democratic state senator proposed abolishing Alaska's ban on same-sex marriages, a federal judge ruled a similar ban in Texas is unconstitutional...
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My Turn: School choice would benefit rural education

...the 2014 ballot so Alaskan voters can decide this issue. If you haven't expressed your views on this issue to your state senator and representative, now is the time to do so.? Jess T. Ellis, DDS, MS, has been an itinerate endodontist practicing...
Senator proposes striking same-sex marriage ban

A state senator introduced legislation Monday that would strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage in the constitution.Sen. Hollis...
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Alaska House moves closer to killing minimum wage initiative

...we have the right to have it in place two years." Opposition to the bill by initiative backers has made several state Senators think twice about voting for the bill if it clears the House, Coghill told reporters Tuesday."It was expressed...
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New coalition says corporations aren't people

...pledge.Alaskans who have endorsed the effort include Arliss Sturgulewski, a former state senator and GOP candidate for governor; Vic Fischer, a former state senator and state constitutional convention delegate; and Rod Arno, executive director...
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...enjoy public service," Lynn said.State Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, who at 75 is Alaska's oldest current state senator, said he and Lynn are "are charter members of the old geezer caucus." Dyson is not seeking re-election this year...
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