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Senate passes education bill

...for other initiatives and programs in the bill, such as charter, residential and correspondence schools.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said the discussion appears to be about money but is really about the best education the state...
House strips retirement plan from education bill

...I-told-you-so guy," but he said he and others advocated for that as a smart move a few years ago.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said she thought a higher infusion of perhaps $4 billion was better. She said lawmakers also...
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...think that this works very well for PERS and TRS," she said, referring to the acronyms for the two systems.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said in an interview that she preferred paying more now and liked the flat, $500 million payments...
Parnell reiterates call for action on pension issue

...possible contribution increases by municipalities, extending the timeline for payments and Parnell's proposal.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, and vice-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday that senators were still running...
Panel advances education amendment bill

...efforts to get SJR9 to the Senate floor for a vote.Meyer, Dunleavy and Sens. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, and Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, recommended the full Senate pass the proposal. Kelly and Fairclough are co-sponsors.Sens...
Senate Resources hears final day of Upper Cook Inlet fish testimony

...northern pike, an invasive species widely considered to be decimating salmon populations in the Mat-Su Valley. Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said she had been in Alaska for 50 years and had yet to catch a king salmon, but spent time fishing...
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project

...consideration as the panel works on the bill. The bill is likely to advance from committee early next week.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said she wants to ensure that, if any language is added to the bill, the state retains enough...
Proposed amendment stirs debate

...Four members of the Finance Committee recommended advancing SJR 9: Dunleavy, Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River and Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks.SJR 9 is headed for the Rules Committee and needs two-thirds...
Republican majority claims control of Alaska Senate

...four Senate newcomers: Click Bishop of Fairbanks, Mike Dunleavy of Wasilla, Peter Micciche of Soldotna and Rep. Anna Fairclough of Eagle River. Fairclough defeated Sen. Bettye Davis, D-Anchorage, on Tuesday.The other two members of the...
Permitting bill hits bump in Senate

...which is what he believes will happen under the bill. Hoffman said Saturday that section should be eliminated.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said she heard more fear than fact during public testimony in opposition to the bill.Natural...


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