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Walker won't force Juneau as special session venue

...session and call its own."We were just under the impression that we could" meet outside Juneau, Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, told reporters. Legislators are now learning it's "questionable" whether they can meet elsewhere...
Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

...governor ordered the session be held."As much as I enjoy being in my hometown, Mr. President (Senate President Kevin Meyer), this session violates the Alaska Constitution," Wielechowski said.A May 18 legal opinion from Legislative Affairs...
Gov. Bill Walker veto means layoff notices could loom

...spokeswoman said by email that members of Walker's Juneau staff continue to work at the Capitol.Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said that while he intended to reconvene in Juneau, it makes sense given the noise at the Capitol...
Legislators may get last word on gasline funds

...billion and the ill feelings between the governor and House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, and Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, over the issue.Meanwhile, what legislators and the governor are now grappling with is how to complete...
Walker says he won't rescind special session proclamation

...out there," said Walker, who said he thought the compromise budget cut too deeply in some areas.Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said the Senate plans to wait for the House to send over a budget capable of garnering the three-quarter...
Legislature adjourns; governor calls special session

...otherwise would use for an alternate gas pipeline project that Republican leaders have tried to restrict. Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said there would still be about $30 million left in the fund.While the Senate proposed a $47...
Legislative session continues, with budget vote pending

...The extended state legislative session carries on, with a vote pending on a state spending plan.Senate President Kevin Meyer said Sunday that Senate minority leader Berta Gardner wanted to wait to take up the budget. Under legislative rules...
Walker calls joint legislative session for appointments

...these hardworking Alaskans will not have the opportunity of a confirmation vote is unacceptable." Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said he and House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, met with Walker on Wednesday morning and said...
Walker orders AK LNG review

...large project to the FEED stage, Walker said in his speech.However, House Speaker Mike Chenault and Senate President Kevin Meyer had asked Walked to hold off spending money on the new engineering for a year until the FEED decision. The state gas...
Resolution passes allowing recess while committees meet

...passing the resolution, voted to adjourn until May 12; the Senate also adjourned until then, though Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said the Senate wanted to make sure there was enough flexibility that lawmakers could come back into...


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