WASILLA- This afternoon, Senate President Charlie Huggins (R-Wasilla) issued the following statement regarding the recently completed independent review of reports of sexual assault, rape and fraud among members of the Alaska National Guard. Governor Parnell requested the assessment from the National Guard Bureau Office of Complex Investigations (OCI) in February.
KOTZEBUE-This week, members of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission (AAPC) held meetings in Nome and Kotzebue. During the hearings, members received testimony from local and regional leaders, residents, tribal representatives, businesses and several Alaska Native corporations.
MAT-SU VALLEY—Senator Mike Dunleavy (R-Mat-Su Valley) called on President Obama and the US Secretary of Commerce today to implement an immediate prohibition on the importation of products harvested in Russian waters into the United States.
FAIRBANKS-Today, Senate Finance Co-Chair Pete Kelly (R-Fairbanks) joined University of Alaska-Fairbanks Chancellor Brian Rogers, Senate President Charlie Huggins (R-Wasilla), Senate Majority Leader John Coghill (R-North Pole), and Senator Click Bishop (R-Fairbanks) for the groundbreaking ceremony to upgrade UAF’s Atkinson Heat and Power Plant.
SALCHA-This week, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill (R-North Pole), Senate Finance Co-Chair Pete Kelly (R-Fairbanks), Senators Anna Fairclough (R-Anchorage) and Click Bishop (R-Fairbanks), along with Governor Sean Parnell and other state leaders attended the ribbon cutting of the Tanana River Bridge near Salcha.