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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 some lawmakers thinking about a '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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Governor Parnell Signs Workers’ Compensation Legislation

In an effort to relieve some of the burden on small employers, Governor Sean Parnell...
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New State Law To Bring Back Universal Vaccine Access

At the bill signing this week, State Sen Cathy Giessel said the idea is to make sure...
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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 >>

Senator Cathy GiesselSenator Giessel: AKLNG Project Makes Significant Step Forward

ANCHORAGE-Today, Senate Resources Committee Chair Cathy Giessel (R-Anchorage Hillside/Turnagain/N. Kenai) welcomed news the AKLNG Project announced it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy for a license to export Alaska natural gas.  Full Story >>

Senator John CoghillMajority Leader Issues Statement on SB49 Injunction

NORTH POLE-Today, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill (R-North Pole) issued the following statement regarding Judge John Suddock’s injunction on the enforcement of Senate Bill 49 :  Full Story >>

Senator Lesil McGuireInfrastructure Package To Boost Investment in Arctic

ANCHORAGE-Today, Governor Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 140, sponsored by Senator Lesil McGuire (R-Anchorage), which is designed to boost infrastructure development in the Arctic  Full Story >>

Senator Lesil McGuireEmerging Energy Technology Fund Extended Until 2020

ANCHORAGE-Today, Governor Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 183 which extends the Emerging Energy Technology Fund (EETF) until January 1, 2020.  Full Story >>

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