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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...
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...
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...
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...
Route change, bigger pipeline on table

...current budget deficit and the draining of state cash reserves."I don't see how we can pay for this," Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said in an interview. "The state is already dealing with multi-billion dollar budget deficits...
What others say: Washington state, focus on your own plate

...unsolicited interference in the multi-faceted and nationally strategic economic development plan for the Arctic," Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage said in announcing the passage of SJR18.At its outset, SJR18 notes that Alaska pursued statehood...
State-led gas line scores low on credibility

...and its support or even appearance of lack of support will reinforce Alaska LNG or undermine it, he said.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, chair of the committee, asked if the U.S. Department of Energy would grant an export license...
Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances, Walker wrote. Or, he said, the two might be combined at some point. In a letter to Senate Resources chair Cathy Giessel, Walker reaffirmed his commitment to Alaska LNG and repeatedly used the word "back-up" to refer to the alternate...
Walker hints at special session over Medicaid

...that were paid, denied, or suspended inappropriately, department spokeswoman Sarana Schell said by email.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said she wants to see the data to back up statements on the changes that have been made.Rep. Steve...
Budget, confirmation hearing expected in legislature of its choice that is not affiliated with a religious, labor or employee organization. SB 44, from Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, would allow in those cases for choice of charity to rest with the employee, not the union. The...


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