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Bill reroutes some permanent fund money to state operations

...of Wasilla, Ralph Seekins and Gary Wilken of Fairbanks, Gary Stevens of Kodiak, Gene Therriault of North Pole, Thomas Wagoner of Kodiak, and Ben Stevens, Con Bunde, and John Cowdery of Anchorage. Timothy Inklebarger can be reached at timothyi...
Northwest Digest

...Three state lawmakers have launched a bipartisan effort to limit regular legislative sessions to 90 days. Sens. Thomas Wagoner, R-Kenai, and Gretchen Guess, D-Anchorage, and Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, have applied to petition...
Alaska editorial Shorter legislative session benefits all

...dysfunctional way that Alaska goes about doing its lawmaking business. Sens. Gretchen Guess, an Anchorage Democrat, and Thomas Wagoner, a Republican from Kenai, joined with Republican Rep. Jay Ramras of Fairbanks in sponsoring an initiative that...
Verbiage of business shouldn't define length of legislative session

...this year. But in 2000 and for the next five years every effort to shorten the sessions failed. So in 2005, Sens. Thomas Wagoner and Gretchen Guess and Rep. Jay Ramras began gathering voter signatures to place the issue on the 2006 general election...
Sen.-elect Wagoner accused of failing to disclose interests

KENAI - Two Kenai Peninsula voters have filed suit contending Sen.-elect Thomas Wagoner failed to disclose business and financial interests as required by state law when he filed in May to run for the seat from Senate...
New deal to bring drilling into Cook Inlet

...Cook Inlet. The project could also enable the deal to benefit from tax credits from legislation sponsored by Sen. Thomas Wagoner, R-Kenai, that passed last year. The tax credits apply to the first such rig to reach Cook Inlet. The senator's...
Politicians mull study on mine permitting

...different from other developments - in potential size, location - and that he'd support a study. So would Sen. Thomas Wagoner, a commercial fisherman who also supports the mining industry. "Bristol Bay is the last bastion where a man can...
Elton outspending challenger by several thousands of dollars

...Senate races," he said. Meiners also received contributions from Republican legislators, including Con Bunde and Thomas Wagoner. Despite those efforts, Meiners said he didn't know whether or not he'd have enough money to campaign effectively...
Bill limits classes to 20 students

Legislators are taking another crack at reducing classroom sizes in the upcoming session. Sen. Thomas Wagoner, R-Kenai, has a bill that would cap ratios for grades one through three at 20 students per class. Kindergarten is not included...
Empire Editorial: Cut into class sizes

...the proposed measures are as substantial or lasting as those that seek to reduce the state's class sizes. Sen. Thomas Wagoner, R-Kenai, proposes a class-size reduction to 20 students per teacher in first through third grades, which cover...


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