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Monday, February 14, 2011

Majority Releases Guiding Principles for 27th Legislature
Members' Themes and Ideas Materialize into Five Key Points

2011-02-14 : Press Release : House Majority Press

Members of the Alaska State House Majority Caucus today unveiled the guiding principles they'll use during the 27th Alaska Legislature. Leadership organized a series of discussions where members spoke about their experiences in their home districts and ideas for moving the state forward. ...  Read More »


Majority Leader Austerman Introduces the Caucus's Guiding Principles

2011-02-14 : Photo Image : 2400x1600 : Senate Governor Subcommittee

House Majority Leader Alan Austerman, R-Kodiak (left), introduces the caucus's guiding principles during today's press conference. The caucus will focus on the themes of fiscal responsibility, responsible resource development, access to affordable energy, excellent schools & workforce development, and safe & healthy communities as they debate policy and budgeting over the course of the 27th Alaska Legislature. Austerman helped facilitate the meetings that led to the five themes. ...
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Majority Leader Austerman Introduces the Caucus's Guiding Principles


[1 of 2] Rep. Fairclough Comments on HB 21

2011-02-14 : Audio Clip : 00:15 : House Administration Subcommittee

Rep. Anna Fairclough discusses changes made to the make-up of the Suicide Prevention Council by HB 21. She further comments on how the council is preparing to issue a statewide strategic plan that represents the military, rural, and urban communities of Alaska. ...
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Speaker Chenault Takes Notes While Listening to an Online Reporter's Question

2011-02-14 : Photo Image : 2400x1600 : House Finance Committee

House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski (center, middle row) takes notes while listening to an online reporter's question during today's press conference announcing the Majority's five guiding principles for the 27th Alaska Legislature. The caucus will focus on the themes of fiscal responsibility, responsible resource development, access to affordable energy, excellent schools & workforce development, and safe & healthy communities as they debate policy and budgeting over the next two years. ...
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Speaker Chenault Takes Notes While Listening to an Online Reporter's Question


House OKs Expanding Statewide Suicide Prevention Council
Fairclough's HB 21 also Clarifies Membership Requirements & Make-up

2011-02-14 : Press Release : House Majority Press

The Alaska State House today unanimously passed a bill adding a member to the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council, and expanding the age requirement of the youth member on the council. Rep. Anna Fairclough's, R-Eagle River, House Bill 21 expands the Council from 16 to 17 members, ...  Read More »


[2 of 2] Rep. Fairclough Comments on HB 21

2011-02-14 : Audio Clip : 00:18 : House Administration Subcommittee

Rep. Anna Fairclough discusses changes made to the make-up of the Suicide Prevention Council by HB 21. She further comments on how the council is preparing to issue a statewide strategic plan that represents the military, rural, and urban communities of Alaska. ...
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Press Conference Announcing the House Majority's Guiding Principles

2011-02-14 : Audio Clip : 30:18 : House Finance Committee

The audio is an unedited MP3 of today's press conference announcing the Majority's guiding principles for the 27th Alaska Legislature. ...
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Legislative News from Bill Thomas

2011-02-14 : Newsletter : Rep. Bill Thomas

Friends and Neighbors, the legislative session is underway, and things are already very busy. I have assumed my post as Co-Chair of the Finance Committee, and it is now my responsibility to shepherd the state's operating budget through the process. As such, I have met with each ...  Read More »


From the Desk of Rep. Paul Seaton
Issue 99

2011-02-14 : Newsletter : Rep. Paul Seaton

Greetings from Juneau on the 28th day of the legislative session, and Happy Valentine's Day to you! The weather has reverted to Juneau normal - overcast, mixed rain and snow. The wind did cooperate for a legislative excursion yesterday for a boat ride across Berners Bay and a tour ...  Read More »