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House majority, minority announce new organization Mark Neuman, R-Su-Valley, and Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, will co-chair the House Finance Committee...Committee: Mark Neuman, R-Su-Valley (Co-Chair); Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks (Co-Chair); Les Gara, D-Anchorage...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...the few Democrats in the House Majority. Two longtime House Finance Committee members, Mark Neuman of Wasilla and Steve Thompson of Fairbanks, will rise to co-chair this powerful panel. Most importantly, Juneau Rep. Cathy Munoz will continue...
Today in sports history

...over Boston College, giving him 15 touchdowns over the last three games, an NCAA record.1992 - Rocky Mountain's Steve Thompson rushes for 405 yards and six touchdowns in a 42-36 overtime victory over Carroll College. The rushing total is...
Military base tax exemptions moves to Senate

...expansion in Alaska.The House approved HB223 by a 33-2 margin during Friday's floor session. Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, the proposal allows communities to give up to 10 years of full or partial property tax exemptions...
My Turn: Foster children need family ties

...our states foster care system, is one step in the right direction.House Bill 54 sponsored by Reps. Les Gara and Steve Thompson offers a simple, commonsense solution to prevent abused and neglected children from being placed with strangers in...
Three things to watch: Golf, Constitution, judges

...spending - will be.Here are three other things to watch for this week:Golf course alcohol: HB213, from Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, would allow privately owned golf courses in Alaska to be licensed to sell alcoholic beverages rather...
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Thank you from Annual Fahrenkamp/Kelly Legislative Putting Tournament

...Southeast Alaska Seiners, Teamsters Local 959, Reed Stoops, DeWitt & DeWitt LLC, Sunovion, Rep. Ben Nageak, Rep. Steve Thompson, The Prospector Hotel, United Fisherman of Alaska, Valley Paint Center, John Walsh, Hotel Captain Cook, Jet...
House changes little as state education bill advances

...that she would not vote for the bill if the TRS components were not removed. Gara, Guttenberg, Edgmon and Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, joined Munoz in support, but the measure failed on a 5-5 vote.An amendment from Gara and Guttenberg...
State | AK legislature
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan the degree that it should grow to establish a tax base that will help carry us to the future," he said.Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said a major portion of the state budget is personnel. With cost-of-living adjustments and...
State | AK legislature
Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

...legislation Tuesday to support medical professionals who volunteer their services.House Bill 269 is sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks."I appreciate Representative Thompson's work to pass HB269," Parnell said. "By allowing medical...
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