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Sen. Giessel: State Oil Revenue at $45 Per Barrel
Sen. Giessel: State Oil Revenue at $45 Per Barrel Watch Now >

Alaska Doesn't Need an Income Tax
Alaska Doesn't Need an Income Tax Watch Now >

Original Intent of the Permanent Fund
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Sen. von Imhof Honors Legacy of Blanche McSmith
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In the News

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 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 >>

 

Senator Pete KellySenators Respond to Ahtna’s Rejection of Klutina Settlement

FAIRBANKS – Members of the Alaska Senate Majority today responded to Ahtna, Inc.’s rejection of the Walker administration’s proposed settlement regarding public access to Klutina Lake Road and the Gulkana River.  Full Story >>

 

Senator Cathy GiesselBill Ending Cash Payments to Oil & Gas Companies Becomes Law

JUNEAU – Today, Gov. Bill Walker signed House Bill 111 into law, legislation that ends the state's program of cash payments to companies in the oil and gas industry.  Full Story >>

 

Senator Anna MacKinnonCapital Budget Passes Senate

“Today’s Senate action is welcome news for Alaskans who depend on safe roads and infrastructure,” said Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River. “By leveraging federal highway funds, we realize a 10 to 1 return for general fund dollars that we invest around the state.”  Full Story >>

 

Senator Anna MacKinnonCompromise Capital Budget Keeps Alaskans Working

ANCHORAGE – Today, the Alaska Legislature released a proposed bipartisan capital budget agreement. The measure reflects a compromise between the House and Senate, recognizing the importance the capital budget has on Alaska’s economy.  Full Story >>