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New law establishes Alaska standard for restraint in schools

...Anchorage elementary school. She started the Facebook group Ban Seclusion Rooms in Alaska and collaborated with Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, who introduced the bill. Dunks testified at legislative hearings held in the spring. "I told...
Alaska Native languages bill draws criticism

...official languages of the state got some real-world pushback Thursday. House Bill 216's co-sponsor, Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, was questioned about the ramifications of such designations during a House State Affairs committee...
Legislators' prefiled bills released

...legislators approve the increase for commissioners, who he said have been without a salary increase for four years.Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, proposed having the education department approve crisis intervention training programs for schools...
Project draws attention to renewable energy goal

...fisheries."If the project doesn't work out for whatever reason, we need to re-evaluate," he said.Rep. Charisse Millett, who helped craft the energy policy, said she believes the renewable goal is attainable with or without Susitna...
Preliminary education task force report answers few questions

...include oil and gas industry consultant Brad Keithley and Anchorage Chamber of Commerce President Andrew Halcro. Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, Andy Baker of Kotzebue, former state education commissioner Jerry Covey and math teacher David...
Lawmakers examine looming Cook Inlet gas shortage immediately producable, and what the resource means for the future. House Energy Committee Co-Chair Rep. Charisse Millett characterized the sentiment Wednesday when she said she doesn't feel like residents have "gotten the straight...
House takes up gun issues as a "stand your ground" law. Neuman has tried for several years to get the bill passed.HJR4, from Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, urges President Barack Obama to rescind his 23 executive actions related to guns and asks Congress...
Senate passes bill striking 'retardation' from state laws

...companion bill to go along with HB88, which unanimously passed the House earlier this month.According to Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, who carried the bill, more than 40 states have already adopted similar measures.The bill now...
House passes cruise ship wastewater legislation

...there will be less pressure on the cruise industry toward new technologies to protect Alaska's fisheries.Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, said it is hypocritical of the state to hold the cruise ship industry to a higher standard than...
Bill to bar enforcement of new gun laws passes

...likened it to people who pushed back against the federal government and fought for the rights of Alaska Natives.Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, said she thought she had gotten more emails on the legal possession of firearms and gun rights...


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