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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Murkowski open to same-sex marriage

...constitution that's in place right now. Republicans control both the Alaska House and Senate. House Minority Leader Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, said she was heartened to get a hearing this year on a bill that would prohibit discrimination based...
Legislature passes in-state gas pipeline bill changes made in the Senate and supported by the bill's sponsors, Reps. Mike Hawker and Mike Chenault. Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, was among those who voted no. She said she believes the project should still be brought back to the...
House passes cruise ship wastewater legislation

...sent to the Senate. A spokesman for the House Democrats said Johnson agreed to do this on behalf of Minority Leader Beth Kerttula, who had an excused absence.Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, was the only Republican who voted against the bill...
State representative switches party affiliation

...Democratic caucus away from its focus on oil tax issues, education and affordable energy, said House Democratic Leader Beth Kerttula of Juneau."Yes, Lindsey left for her own reasons," Kerttula said. "But our caucus is strong and focused on...


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