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House minority leader to step down

JUNEAU - Rep. Beth Kerttula announced Tuesday that she is resigning from the Alaska Legislature...long-time state legislator.Before running for the Legislature, Beth Kerttula worked in private practice and served as an assistant public defender...
Anchorage prepares for President's visit

...trip to Alaska, visitors from all over the state have travelled to Anchorage. At the Dena'ina Convention Center, Beth Kerttula walked in the door with the President's science adviser, John Holdren. Last year, Kerttula was named the White...
Bulldog reporter Tkacz dies at 61

...question again and again and again until they answered or shut him up in a not-so-gentle way." Former State Rep. Beth Kerttula remembered him as "asking the really tough, sometimes embarrassing questions." "Sometimes I was on the other side...
Alaska adopts new rules for abortion payments

...and we don't want government's hands involved in personal decisions about our bodies," House Minority Leader Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, said in a statement.The regulations are similar to a bill proposed during the last legislative session...
State: SB 21 is tax reform, not tax break

...Pawlowski said. "I think, at the root, it's really that assumption that drives a lot of the division."Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula says that the decline in oil production is inevitable with current fields and that the solution is to encourage new...
City seeks clarification on school physicals nurses in the district.The Petersburg Pilot first reported on the new questions raised about the exams.Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, said she plans to dig into the legislative history and work toward a reasonable solutions for districts...
State finalizes new oil tax regulations

...companies aggregate wells from the expanded acreage and run them through a single meter for efficiency's sake.Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, worries the regulations could create a loophole that could allow oil from existing pools to get a better...
Preliminary education task force report answers few questions

...that the state should "invest in technology that is compatible with local infrastructure," caught the eye of Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau."Now what does that mean?" Kerttula said. "If it means what I think they mean - which is they're...
New special session date urged

...Bob King, a spokesman for Knowles, said the governor is not changing the May 21 date of the special session. Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, Knowles' key ally on the bill in the House, and Joe Geldhof, who has proposed statewide taxes on...
Census figures show Alaska No. 2 for state employees

...not so surprising because were such a small state population-wise and were so huge geographically,'' said Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau. With few humans inhabiting the vast landscape of Alaska, state government is relied on for many services...


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