05-22-03: House Special Committee on Oil and Gas Chair Representative Vic Kohring explains why House Bill 28 grants more flexibility to the Department of Natural Resources commissioner to negotiate royalty rates with oil and gas companies.
05-19-03: House Judiciary Committee Chair Representative Lesil McGuire (R-Anchorage) explains why the legislature must make changes to how the Regulatory Commission of Alaska addresses telecommunications competition between established carriers and newer, competing carriers.
05-09-03: House Judiciary Committee Chair Representative Lesil McGuire explains why Peace Corps volunteers should remain eligible for the Permanent Fund Dividend and how House Bill 205 also protects the Permanent Fund against PFD fraud.
05-08-03: House Rules Committee Chair Rep. Norman Rokeberg explains why insurance companies should be able to offer individual health coverage without state health insurance mandates and explains how HB 195 will also provide some Alaskans with federal help for their health insurance.
05-01-03: Representative Kevin Meyer (R-Anchorage) explains the importance of his
two bills, HB 12 and HB 82, that Governor Murkowski signed today. HB 12
allows harassment by email to be prosecuted, and HB 82 requires
"ADV:ADLT" to be included in the subject line of any unsolicited
sexually explicit email..