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Educators and lawmakers say labeling schools premature idea

...deficient or in-crisis. ''The ultimate hammer for a school not being successful is public embarrassment,'' Rep. Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, who chairs the House Special Committee on Education, said Tuesday. The idea is that being branded...
School funding change clears first hurdle

...House Speaker Brian Porter, R-Anchorage; Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell; Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak; Gretchen Guess, D-Anchorage and Reggie Joule, D-Kotzebue voted yes. Anchorage Republican Reps. Con Bunde and Joe Green voted no.
Concealed carry bill narrowly passes House

...problems anticipated from concealed-carry laws have come to pass. The bill passed the House 22-8, but only after Reps. Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, and Bill Williams, R-Ketchikan, changed their original no votes to yes. Twenty-one votes are...
Bills could bring tax relief

...House Bill 60 includes no provision for restarting a municipal reimbursement program. ยท However, in February, Sen. Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, introduced Senate Bill 79, which would compel appropriations sufficient to fully fund a state reimbursement...
Changes bring uncertainty to Legislature

...position she held previously. In the Senate the Republican minority is headed by Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole. Sen. Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, previously held this position. Bunde is retiring this year. Oil and gas taxes will be on the Legislature's...
Republicans retain control of state Senate, despite loss of 2 seats

...Fred Dyson of Eagle River defeated Democrat Roberta Goughnour to win a seat vacated by Senate President Rick Halford. Con Bunde of Anchorage defeated Mitch Schapira to claim an open seat. In a race covering Spenard and other parts of West Anchorage...
Redistricting map pits several incumbents against each other an open Senate seat in that district. Sen. Randy Phillips, R-Eagle River, lives in the same district as Rep. Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, who has previously announced plans to seek a Senate run. Bunde said Saturday that he is undecided about...
State lawyer lays out legal hazards in exit test

...sports, trips and that sort of thing. The committee took no action on the test delay bill Wednesday. Committee chair Con Bunde said he'd bring it up again in two weeks. Bunde, an Anchorage Republi-can, said he's not convinced of the need...
Legislators: DOT defiant: State agency disputes bipartisan complaint for 'lack of understanding'

...projects and the lack of transparency," said Sen. Majority Leader Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage. Sen. Minority Leader Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, agreed. "For a department of government to defy the wishes of the Legislature is walking on dangerous...
Lawmakers split on decision to send 21 to D.C.

...they say the Legislature should stay home, that's a tom foolish saying." Stevens also lashed out at minority leader Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, for his criticism that attendance at the meeting by 11 members of the Senate shut them down. Stevens...


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