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Senator Cathy GiesselUS Dept. of Energy Announces Approval of Alaska LNG Exports

ANCHORAGE-Senate Resources Chair Cathy Giessel, R-East Anchorage/Anchorage Hillside/Turnagain Arm, is applauding the US Department of Energy’s approval of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export license for Alaska’s North Slope natural gas resources.  Full Story >>

Senator John CoghillNew Expanded ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule Will Hurt Alaskan Businesses

ANCHORAGE-Today, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, expressed his disappointment after learning the EPA finalized its expanded rule to define “Waters of the United States.”  Full Story >>

Senator Mia CostelloSenator Mia Costello to Host District “K” Town Hall Meeting

ANCHORAGE-Senator Mia Costello, R-West Anchorage, would like to invite friends and neighbors to a constituent town hall meeting this weekend at the Elim Café located at 561 West Dimond Boulevard in Anchorage  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy GiesselGovernor Signs Bill to Boost Immunizations in Alaska

ANCHORAGE – Governor Walker has signed a measure aimed at helping more Alaskans get critical immunizations at a lower cost. Senate Bill 71, sponsored by Senator Cathy Giessel, R-East Anchorage/Anchorage Hillside/Turnagain Arm,  Full Story >>

Senator Peter MiccicheGovernor Signs Measure Strengthening Alaska’s Restitution Laws

ANCHORAGE-This week, Governor Bill Walker signed a bill into law sponsored by Senator Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, which addresses rising property theft crimes around Alaska while restoring crime victims to a pre-offense condition. Senate Bill 5 clarifies for the courts that public policy favors requiring criminals to compensate their victims for their loss, including loss of income and the market value of the item stolen or damaged.  Full Story >>

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