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Reworked HB77 up for debate in Alaska Legislature efficiency measure that can save time and money for the applicants while still protecting the environment. Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, said she was "deeply concerned" about people having one opportunity to testify on general permits...
Senate Resources Committee unveils gas pipeline legislation

...said the fixed royalty rate for gas cannot fall below 12.5 percent, and it incorporated an idea proposed by Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, that a plan be developed that would recommend how Alaskans could invest in the pipeline with their...
Feds: No more false starts on Alaska gas pipeline

...particularly the complex memorandum of understanding with TransCanada.In the Senate Resources Committee on Wednesday, Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, said she didn't want the deal to fall apart but had reservations about the proposed creation of...
2014 Alaska Forecast: Gov, Senate stir political winds

...Anchorage's current mayor, who is running for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary against Anchorage state Sen. Lesil McGuire.Gov. Sean Parnell is standing for reelection in 2014 and so far has no primary challenge in August, but he faces...
What others say: A piece of the pipe

Giving Alaskans a piece of the pipe is an excellent idea.Sen. Lesil McGuire of Anchorage suggests that Alaskans be allowed to invest a part of their Permanent Fund dividends in a North Slope natural gas...
Sullivan to run for lt. governor

...Gov. Mead Treadwell said he was running for U.S. Senate.Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan joins Republican Sen. Lesil McGuire and Democrat Bob Williams, a Palmer math teacher, as those who are interested in the job.Sullivan, in a statement...
Senate majority announces committee positions

...Pole, as Senate Majority Leader.Leadership roles noted Monday for the upcoming session include Anchorage Republican Lesil McGuire as rules committee chair, Sitka Republican as chair of the Health and Social Services and Finance Committee co-chairs...
Study finds dire conditions for Alaskan women

...a new study released Tuesday."There were some shocking results, some disappointing results," said state Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, who requested the study from the Legislative Research Services. The request was made after McGuire...
Republican majority claims control of Alaska Senate

...organizational talks earlier in the day, an 11-member Republican majority was unveiled, with Sens. Kevin Meyer and Lesil McGuire of Anchorage the only members of the bipartisan coalition - at least so far - to join.It was announced that Sen...
Tension over proposed amendment to governor's bill

...then you're putting them subject to legal penalties for things that they are very poorly trained for."Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, said she "vehemently" disagreed with the amendment, adding that volunteers have a moral obligation...


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