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Cathy Giessel

Representing Northeast Anchorage, Anchorage Hillside, Indian, Bird, Girdwood & Portage

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Senator Cathy Giessel

Senate Approves Renewal of Alaska Vaccine Assessment Program

JUNEAU – The Alaska Senate today unanimously approved a measure that improves statewide access to vaccines and reduces healthcare costs for providers and insurance payers.  Full Story >>

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Resource development is good for Alaskans' health

To my surprise, an article published last May in the Journal of the American Medical Association caught my eye and put new and brighter light on what resource development means for Alaskans.  Full Story >>

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Senate Majority Focused on Crime, Budget & Protecting Permanent Fund

JUNEAU – The 31st Alaska Legislature convened today, and with it a new 14-member Senate Majority laid out its vision for Alaska: A government that responsibly budgets, prioritizes essential state services, safeguards communities, and protects both the Permanent Fund and the dividend....  Full Story >>

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Senate Majority Welcomes Significant Step toward ANWR Development

ANCHORAGE – Members of the Alaska Senate Majority today welcomed a significant step toward opening the 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for responsible resource development.  Full Story >>

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New Alaska Senate Majority Announced

ANCHORAGE – Members of the Alaska Senate today formed a new majority organization including all 13 Republican senators.  Full Story >>

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Sen. Giessel: We Are All Alaskans

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Thinking Twice about LNG

With dividends at stake, it is easy to become desperate, and seek action we would never rationally choose to do  Full Story >>

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Democrats loved credits, until they didn't

This is the law the Democrats fought to bring back in 2014 and the one they pine for to this day.  Full Story >>

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Cathy Giessel

District N, Republican

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Alaska State Senate: 2011-present

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SB 44 ~ Telehealth: Physician Assistant; Drugs  Bill Text

Senate Bill 44 allows physician assistants the authority to practice using telehealth to serve their patients, just as do physicians.

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SB 36 ~ Extend the Board of Nursing  Bill Text

In accordance with AS 08.03.010(c)(14,) the Board of Nursing is scheduled to terminate June 30, 2019. Senate Bill 36 extends the board’s termination date six years to June 30, 2025.

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SB 37 ~ Renewal of the Alaska Vaccine Assessment Program  Bill Text

Senate Bill 37 reauthorizes the statewide immunization program in the Department of Health and Social Services, which is scheduled for repeal January 1, 2021.

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SB 68 ~ Registered Dental Hygienist in Advanced Practice  Bill Text

Oral health plays a crucial role in the overall health and well-being of Alaskans Dental diseases and disease incidence disproportionately affect our state’s most vulnerable populations...

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SB 47 ~ Physical/Occupational Therapy Board/Practice  Bill Text

Senate Bill 47 amends the governing statutes for physical therapists and occupational therapists practicing in Alaska Its amendments are technical in nature and are designed to bring Alaska statutes in line with...

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