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AP Enterprise: Survey says tough road for oil tax plan

...tough road in the upcoming legislative session. Just one of the 11 respondents to The Associated Press survey, Sen. Linda Menard, R-Wasilla, said unequivocally that she would vote for the bill, HB110, if a vote were held today. Most of the...
Ranks of Alaska female legislators grow

...nationally. In Alaska, women now hold 23.33 percent of legislative seats, compared to 23.39 elsewhere. Sen. Linda Menard, R-Wasilla, said Alaska's legislators may have somewhat different backgrounds than their Democratic counterparts...
EPA to undertake study on potential Pebble impacts

...Academy of Sciences. With a new Legislature seated, the council membership has changed and is now chaired by Sen. Linda Menard, R-Wasilla, who replaces House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Kenai. According to Menard's office, no hearings...
Senators delay vote on oil tax bill

...some lawmakers did emerge from a Thursday morning caucus, several had serious or blank looks on their faces. Sen. Linda Menard, upon leaving, said her stomach hurt. The Wasilla Republican allowed little when asked what she meant by that, except...
Senate passes oil tax bill

...cross-sponsors to the earlier version of HB276, from Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks. On the floor, Sens. Linda Menard and Dyson asked to have their names dropped, while Sens. Albert Kookesh, Johnny Ellis, French and Wielechowski asked...
Group supporting Senate bipartisan majority weighs in with campaign spending

...Alaskans First PAC contributed $4,000 to six candidates during the reporting period, all Democrats except for Sen. Linda Menard, a coalition member who lost her GOP primary in August.Employee political action committees for BP Alaska and ConocoPhillips...
Suspension of state gas tax questioned

...pulling our fair weight," said Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, who chairs the House Transportation Committee. Sen. Linda Menard, R-Wasilla, a member of the Senate's Transportation Committee said helping out residents filling their tanks might...
State considers funding for school meals

...Hamburg said. SB 213 was prefiled Jan. 8. Its sponsors are Wielechowski and Sens. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, Joe Paskvan, D-Fairbanks, Linda Menard, R-Wasilla, and Joe Thomas, D-Fairbanks.
Lawmakers split on decision to send 21 to D.C.

...Stedman, R-Juneau; Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage; Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel; Joe Thomas, D-Fairbanks; and Linda Menard, R-Wasilla; John Coghill, R-North Pole; Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai; and Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River. The representatives...


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