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Update: Legislature to address education today

...correspondence schools. The $100 million was not attached to the committee's version of HB278, and Co-chairman Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, had expected it to be attached to a budget bill. Groups like the parent-supported Great Alaska Schools...
House panel advances governor's pension plan

...on the opposite end of the fifth floor of the Capitol, discussing other possible options.Senate Finance co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he is interested in putting more toward the teachers retirement system than Parnell proposed...
Senate passes capital budget

...157.5 million in anticipated bond revenue. Meyer has said he was persuaded by university officials and co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, that a greater need for UAF at this point was the plant. Money was included in the budget to enclose...
Senate Finance unveils $1.9 billion capital budget

...naming rights for the building.Meyer, R-Anchorage, said he was persuaded by university officials and co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, that a greater need for UAF at this point was a new power plant to provide energy for the campus...
What others say: Focus should be on reducing FASD, not on political points

Enough with the "War on Women" talk already.Recent remarks by Republican Sen. Pete Kelly of Fairbanks during an interview about his effort to combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders have been carried way out of proportion...
Proposed state budget includes addition $100 million for schools

...following fiscal year, distributed according to the average daily membership for each district. Committee co-chair Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said the members wanted to make sure there was a placeholder in the budget for education "because...
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...years ahead in light of other budget obligations and revenue concerns. It's an effort - in the words of co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks - to preserve reserves a little longer, though he noted that spending and revenue will greatly dictate...
What others say: Need for change to Judicial Council hasn't been demonstrated

...something that happens just in Alaska's capital, of course. It's standard fare in politics.Take the idea by Sen. Pete Kelly to revamp the makeup of the Alaska Judicial Council, the panel that screens candidates for judicial vacancies and forwards...
Voices of Alaska: More coal will harm our oceans

...why I'm dismayed to see legislators such as Senators Pete Kelly, Cathy Giessel and others pushing to build huge, new...into play in some Juneau offices. For example, Senator Pete Kelly said publicly he wants to spend our public dollars on...
Alaska lawmaker wants coal plant without fed regs

...and plan to build a large-scale coal-powered plant to generate electricity in the event of an energy crisis.Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, is sponsoring a resolution asking the governor to consider the feasibility and cost of building power...


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