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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...
October session on TransCanada buyout coming

...project and forward funding the state's role, according to Chenault.Chenault, Republican Sens. Kevin Meyer and Cathy Giessel and Republican Reps. Craig Johnson and Mike Hawker attended the meeting with the governor.Walker confirmed the likely...
Legislature to convene special session on gas issues

...comfort with what they choose to do."The governor needs to justify that this is within our fiscal means," said Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, and chair of the Senate Resources Committee.Alaska is grappling with multibillion-dollar deficits...
State gives gloomy outlook for gasline session this fall

...involving a firm schedule, is also not settled, Fauske said.Two legislators on the Senate committee, Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, who co-chaired the meeting, and Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, said blame for lack of...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...arrived convinced of the need for a buyout but was swayed to vote "no" by the Walker administration's actions.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, appeared to obliquely respond to Dunleavy's concerns when she rose to speak in support. "It's...
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Ready or not, here comes the gasline special session

...election. The Legislature needs to address the issue before mid-August to get it on the November 2016 ballot.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, chair of Senate Resources said she has urged the governor to introduce an amendment in the special...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in AKLNG

...minute on the big project, which is now estimated to cost $45 billion to $65 billion. MacKinnon and State Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, who was briefed along with MacKinnon, said they are primarily concerned with how Alaska will be...
Committee plans to resume Maw hearing later this week

...began Monday but not everyone who had signed up to testify was able to do so during the allotted time. Committee chair Cathy Giessel said committee members probably have some additional questions, too. She continued the hearing until Friday.Maw...
Dunleavy, accomplices are a disgrace on Erin's Law

...provide abortions.Dunleavy didn't pull this off alone, and committee members Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, and Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, should be ashamed of themselves, too, for helping to spike a bill that passed overwhelmingly in...
Lawmakers discuss Gov. Bill Walker's Medicaid expansion

...there's a vote by members, that would immediately trigger Walker's ability to pursue his plans, Hawker said.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said she understands what the law says, but said the opportunity to publicly review the documents...


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