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Time for a change in the state Senate

...cribbage all day." Tom has taken credit for funding of lots of Peninsula projects which may or may not be true. When Lyda Green (R) was Senate President she went to our Representatives and asked them to put some money in for the Peninsula because...
PPT session needs to stay in Juneau

...effective, efficient government lies in Juneau not Anchorage, not the Mat-Su, nor the Kenai Peninsula. Senate President Lyda Green and House Speaker John Harris have until Sept. 4 to submit a recommendation for the location. Minority Leader Beth...
Oil, gas tax will boost revenues

...called the Legislature into special session Oct. 18. The final days of the special session were tense. Senate President Lyda Green R-Wasilla, held out for retaining the current 22.5 percent tax rate on net profits rather than the 25 percent favored...
Wagoner: Minority in the majority

...the Senate Majority Working Group. Wagoner and four other Republicans refused to join. Coalition member elected Sen. Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, to the Senate president?s chair, while Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, the 24th Legislature...
Plan to hold subsistence hearings in Fairbanks turned back

...request after Ellis and other Democrats indicated their objection to the plan. Two Republicans -- Sens Randy Phillips and Lyda Green -- were absent Friday, making it difficult to get the required 14 votes to allow the move under Senate rules. Taylor...
Senate approves drug database bill

...drugs actually dispensed. The reason for that change, said Ginger Blaisdell, an aide to the bill's sponsor, Sen. Lyda Green, is that if drug diversion were ever suspected, the dispensing history could easily be compared to a doctor's records...
Supplemental budget includes peninsula projects

...Legislature if the House concurs or veto the projects again remains to be seen. In a March 5 letter to Senate President Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, Palin expressed "my deep concern" with the Senate's action. She noted that her vetoes had been made...
Baby opinion

In a couple of months, Gov. Sarah Palin will have a baby girl. I understand that she is going to name her daughter Lyda Green Palin. With this act she will ask, now, can we all get along? John Suter Chugiak
Change in Board of Fish makeup sought

...had representation before now, gets majority representation on the board." According to a sponsor statement by Sen. Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, Senate Bill 284 seeks to ensure balance and fairness on the Board of Fisheries by providing a framework...
Drug database bill passes

...presuming it passes on reconsideration, for a concurrence vote on amended changes. Ginger Blaisdell, an aide to Sen. Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, who sponsored the bill, declined comment Wednesday regarding its success until final action. But she...


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