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Friday, March 18, 2011

Rep. Johnson Laughs with Aide Erin Shine

2011-03-18 : Photo Image : 3600x2400 : House Legislature Subcommittee

House Rules Chair Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, laughs with aide Erin Shine while going over the morning's floor session calendar as they walk back to his Capitol office along the catwalk connecting the Thomas Stewart Legislative Office Building. ...
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Rep. Johnson Laughs with Aide Erin Shine


Rep. Lynn and Aide Thomas Reiker Greet Rep. Gatto's Staff

2011-03-18 : Photo Image : 3600x2400 : House Education Committee

State Affairs Chair Rep. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage, and aide Thomas Reiker greet staff from Rep. Carl Gatto's office this morning outside of the Judiciary Committee Room. Lynn and Reiker were preparing for this morning's House floor session. ...
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Rep. Lynn and Aide Thomas Reiker Greet Rep. Gatto's Staff


House Approves Updated Workers' Comp Fee Schedules
Olson's HB 13 Modernizes State's Medical Claims Procedure Codes

2011-03-18 : Press Release : House Majority Press

The Alaska State House of Representatives today passed legislation to modernize the state's workers' compensation procedural fee schedules. House Labor & Commerce Committee Chair Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Kenai, sponsored the bill, HB 13, which replaces outdated the 2004 fee schedule ...  Read More »


Rep. Gatto Goes Bald for St. Baldrick's Foundation

2011-03-18 : Audio Clip : 00:54 : House Education & Early Development Subcommittee

Today's audio actuality features Judiciary Chair Rep. Carl Gatto, R-Palmer, talking about tonight' St. Baldrick's Foundation Kid's Cancer Research event. Gatto is participating in the fundraising drive - where participants raise money via donations and sponsors for shaving their hair - along with other legislators. Tonight's event will take place in Juneau at T.K. Maguire's in the Prospector Hotel at 5:00 p.m., with shaving to commence at 6:00 p.m. Other events around the state can be found here. ...
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News from Representative Ann Fairclough
Greetings from Juneau

2011-03-18 : Newsletter : Sen. Anna Fairclough

We are sixty days into the legislative session, with thirty days left to go. The house has been hard at work over the last two weeks, passing the operating budget and listening to presentations on oil taxes
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News from Rep. Dan Saddler
Capitol Update

2011-03-18 : Newsletter : Rep. Dan Saddler

It's an honor to make my first report to you as State Representative for District 18. I will be sending these occasional reports to keep constituents and friends informed about Legislative activities and issues. The 27th Alaska State Legislature convened Jan. 18, as legislators ...  Read More »


News from Bob Herron
Requesting a Radiation Monitor in Bethel

2011-03-18 : Newsletter : Rep. Bob Herron

On March 17 I sent a letter to Commissioner Larry Hartig of the Department of Environmental Conservation requesting a radiation monitor in Bethel. While radiation fallout is unlikely to reach Alaska, it is paramount that Alaskans are alerted as quickly as possible if it does. The ...  Read More »


Legislative Update
Governor's Oil Tax Bill

2011-03-18 : Newsletter : Rep. Bryce Edgmon

Good Afternoon Everyone, The pace here at the Legislature seemed to really kick up a notch this week, with many visitors from the district and a lot of notable legislation heard in various committees. We also seemed to turn a corner with the weather in Juneau - cold and wind have ...  Read More »


Legislative News from Bill Thomas
The Governor's Oil Tax Legislation

2011-03-18 : Newsletter : Rep. Bill Thomas

Dear Friends and Neighbors, This week has been devoted predominantly to a very in-depth look into our oil taxes. The Governor has proposed a new oil tax regime (HB 110) that would change some key components of ACES, our current oil tax structure. I was in committee from 8:00 ...  Read More »