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Olson: We don't have to spend everything

...for another two-year term. The 62-year-old from Soldotna will be running for his fourth term in the State House of Representatives. Olson moved to Alaska with his wife, Barbara, in 1977. Like many young couples, they were childless...
Alaska's oil tax: Measuring risk and reward

...follow-up question is, just how much does Alaska need Big Oil? According to Gov. Sean Parnell and the state House of Representatives, it's enough that we're willing to rewrite the tax structure to change facets the industry says discourage...
Around the Peninsula

...cover healthcare issues The Kenai Legislative Information Office will listen in on a teleconference from the State House of Representatives on health care reform, rethinking insurance and changing the health care system at 10 a.m. Aug. 28...
Don?t be alarmed by mine

...permitting process and also provide the foundation for future lawsuits. As a former Speaker of the Alaska State House of Representatives, I have been involved extensively in many public policy issues throughout the years from ANWR to education...
Bad policy or good science?: Decline is one of few certainties for Cook Inlet belugas

...attracted to stream mouths and estuaries that include an area of mud flats. Critical concerns Last month the state House of Representatives passed a resolution opposing the critical habitat designation in Cook Inlet for beluga whales. The resolution...
Kenai City Council: Hal Smalley

...Boroughs Previous Political Experience: Kenai City Council; Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly; Alaska State House of Representatives; Kenai Planning and Zoning 1. Why are you a good representative of the City of Kenai? Having been involved...
Lawmakers act like Chicken Little

Good news! If the majority of the members in the state House of Representatives are correct, Japan's nuclear fallout won't be a concern to Alaskans. Why? Because, like Chicken Little, it seems they...
Ramras supports Juneau as capital

...Juneau on Thursday, but that follows many trips by the outspoken Fairbanks Republican as a member of the state House of Representatives. Ramras is challenging incumbent Lt. Gov. Craig Campbell in the Republican primary. Campbell was appointed...
Photo feature: Meeting the people

...was re-elected to Congress in 2008 to serve his 19th term as Alaska's only representative to the United States House of Representatives. Young is the second-ranking republican member and the sixth-ranking overall member of the House.
Industry Outlook Forum packs Challenger Learning Center

...Congressman Young's state director, as well as the president of the state Senate, and speaker of the state House of Representatives. "One of the things I felt was important in this conference," said Harold Heinz, CEO of Alaska Natural...


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