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Senator Cathy GiesselAlaska Senate Joins Fight to Overturn Fed. Takeover of Fish & Wildlife Management

JUNEAU – The Alaska State Senate approved a resolution today supporting an effort by U.S. Rep. Don Young to return management of fish and wildlife to the State of Alaska. The resolution passed by a vote of 15 to 4.  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy GiesselGiessel Calls on Trump and Congress to Undo Obama’s Actions in Arctic

ANCHORAGE – With a month left in office, President Barack Obama invoked a 1953 law today in an attempt to permanently block oil and gas development in portions of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas in the Arctic.  Full Story >>

Majority Press OfficeSenate Majority Applauds Appointment of Scott Pruitt to EPA Head

ANCHORAGE – Incoming Senate President Pete Kelly (R-Fairbanks) and Senate Resource Committee Chair Cathy Giessel (R-Anchorage) applauded news today that President-elect Donald Trump will appoint Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Full Story >>

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