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Giessel defeats Arness in Senate District N

...Micciche and were instead asked to pick between incumbent Cathy Giessel and challenger Joe Arness. The trouble revolved around...article was changed after a quote was misattributed to Cathy Giessel when it should have been attributed to Ron Devon. Rashah...
Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers organizations testified on perspectives and issues involved in areas fisheries. Committee chair, Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said the meetings were for informational purposes only and allowed legislators to get a better idea...
Senate Resources Committee unveils gas pipeline legislation

...Legislature in executive session or under confidentiality agreements. The original version said "may." Chairwoman Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said she wanted to make sure lawmakers were involved.The draft also said the fixed royalty rate...
LIO Schedule for Feb. 6-7

...Constituent Meeting. Anyone wishing to speak with Rep. Mike Chenault, Rep. Kurt Olson, Rep. Paul Seaton, Sen. Cathy Giessel or Sen. Peter Micciche may attend at the Kenai LIO. Testimony will be taken.Friday 8:00 a.m.The House Education...
Kenai Peninsula legislators review session

...Chenault, R-Nikiksi, shared an overview of their efforts in Juneau during a session that ran five days over. Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, was unable to attend due to an Arctic Policy Commission meeting. Seaton said House Bill 278, the...
Senate Resources hears final day of Upper Cook Inlet fish testimony

...plans and ongoing fisheries research senators quizzed staff on testimony they'd heard during what chairwoman Sen. Cathy Giessel, R- Anchorage, called "fish week."As testimony ended, Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, led the way with...
Les Palmer: Fish board politics

...regulation-making process may well be the most open-to-public-scrutiny process of its kind anywhere. State Senator Cathy Giessel has been asking her constituents about a "professional" board. Because all proposals involve allocation, I wouldn't...
Voices of Alaska: More coal will harm our oceans, my community and most Alaskans.That's why I'm dismayed to see legislators such as Senators Pete Kelly, Cathy Giessel and others pushing to build huge, new coal fired power plants across our state. Coal produces vastly more carbon emissions...
Fishery stakeholders share concerns with Senate committee

...Friday's hearing will look at the management side, with presentations from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Sen. Cathy Giessel said the department will talk about its current research efforts in Cook Inlet as well as management.The hearings...
Public testimony on HB77 extended to today

...and evaluate the risk before investing tens of thousands of dollars to pursue a reservation."Committee chair Sen. Cathy Giessel R-Anchorage said for the process to be fair she went with a round-robin format to hear from each of the LIO regions...


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