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Alaska Legislature can have an impact on abuse if it passes Erin's Law

Fortunately, the Legislature is close to making real progress in giving our kids...
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Official state bolt-action rifle bill signed into law

“It’s rugged It’s plain As you can see, it’s just a plain wooden stock No...
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Parnell signs bill aimed at improving recidivism rates

Senate Bill 64 amends portions of Alaska criminal law in order to reduce the rates at...
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Alaska's revenue roller coaster has lawmakers planning 'rainy day' strategy

A new study says that Alaska has the most volatile state revenues in the nation, with...
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Huggins gives Legislature an A- grade

JUNEAU — The dust from the 28th Legislature is settling, and Senate President...
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Huggins positive on Alaska LNG project

Senate president says Exxon’s enthusiasm for North Slope LNG bodes well for...
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Breaking News

Senator Pete KellyWork Begins on Upgraded UAF Heat and Power Plant

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.  Full Story >>

Senator John CoghillLongest Bridge in Alaska Now Finished Near Salcha

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.  Full Story >>

Senator Peter MiccicheYouth Hunting Opportunities Expanded Under New Law

KENAI-This week, Governor Sean Parnell signed a bill to promote responsible hunting with youth in Alaska. Senate Bill 77, sponsored by Senator Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna), will give the Board of Game more flexibility to establish youth hunts by removing language which used to require youth seasons to be held before school starts.  Full Story >>

Senator Charlie HugginsGovernor Signs Three Laws Supporting Guns, Drivers & Veterans

WASILLA-Today, Governor Sean Parnell signed three pieces of legislation sponsored by Senate President Charlie Huggins (R-Wasilla) into law.  Full Story >>

Senator Lesil McGuirePNWER Summit Focuses on Arctic and Energy Issues

WHISLTLER, BC-The 24th Annual Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Summit kicked off this morning in Whistler, British Columbia. Two of the main topics being addressed are natural gas and issues facing the Arctic and Alaska. Keynote speakers include U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer, the Premier of British Columbia Christy Clark, as well as prominent private sector industry leaders and issues experts.  Full Story >>

2014 Senate Accomplishments