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Sen. Giessel: State Oil Revenue at $45 Per Barrel
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Alaska Doesn't Need an Income Tax
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Original Intent of the Permanent Fund
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Sen. von Imhof Honors Legacy of Blanche McSmith
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Innovation is Key to Growing Economy

It’s easy to be frustrated about politics today Economic recession and budget deficits fuel divisiveness and fill...
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The Income Tax Alaska Doesn't Need

Today I’d like to share with you the Senate’s vision for Alaska’s next steps forward into the 21st century...
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Better a temporary deficit than an income tax

While a balanced budget is normally a good idea, I would argue it will be detrimental in our case because it includes...
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Breaking News

Senator Cathy GiesselChairs Announce Working Group Members, Formation of Advisory Group

ANCHORAGE – The co-chairs of the legislative working group created by House Bill 111, Sen. Cathy Giessel (R-Anchorage) and Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage), announced today the working group’s membership, along with the formation of an advisory group.  Full Story >>

 

Senator Cathy GiesselSenators Call on Lt. Gov. Mallot to Fight Ballot Box Biology

ANCHORAGE – Today, members of the Alaska Senate Majority urged Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott to appeal a recent ruling allowing an unconstitutional initiative to proceed.  Full Story >>

 

Senator John CoghillSenators Disappointed by 9th Circuit’s Decision in Water Rights Case

ANCHORAGE – Members of the Alaska Senate Majority today expressed disappointment with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Sturgeon v. Masica, a case centered on Alaskans’ right to manage their navigable waterways.  Full Story >>

 

Senator Lyman HoffmanSen. Hoffman Thanks DOT for Swift Response to Bethel Highway Needs

BETHEL – Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, today thanked Marc Luiken, Commissioner of the Alaska Department Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT), for the Walker administration’s swift response to needed repairs on the Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway.  Full Story >>

 

Senator Pete KellyStatement from Sen. Kelly on Special Session Proclamation

FAIRBANKS – Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, President of the Alaska Senate, today released the following statement in response to Gov. Bill Walker’s proclamation convening the 30th Alaska State Legislature on October 23 for its fourth special session.  Full Story >>