Senator Loren Leman comments on the final report of the
Electrical Rate Restructuring Committee given to the
= Loren Leman, 132 K
Representative Norman Rokeberg, chairman of the Electrical
Rate Restructuring Committee also comments on the
Committee's final report.
= Norman Rokeberg, 84 K
House Finance Co-Chair, Representative Gene Therriault,
discusses are recent survey of wage and benefits of Alaska
= Gene Therriault, 32 K
Newly Elected House Speaker, Representative Brian Porter,
reflects upon the dire fiscal situation Alaska is in.
= Brian Porter, 182 K
Newly elected Senate President, Senator Drue Pearce, states the 21st
Alaska Legislature starts with a strong team.
= Drue Pearce, 25 K
Senator Drue Pearce, comments upon the Governor's State of the State
= Drue Pearce, 25 K
House Speaker, Represenative Brian Porter reflects upon the
Governor's tax proposal in his Wednesday night State of the State
= Brian Porter, 102 K
Senator Rick Halford describes two crimes bills, Senate Bill 3 and
Senate Bill 4, that he sponsored and introduced.
= Rick Halford, 68 K
Senator Jerry Ward reflects on the reasons why he introduced SB 33.
The measure would set up a Privatization Task Force that would
report to the Governor and the Legislature on areas where private businesses
could provide services more efficiently than the State.
= Jerry Ward, 89 K
Senate President, Senator Drue Pearce, announces that Governor Knowles and
the State Legislature will be hosting Alaska's first "State of the Economy" Forum, February 9th in Juneau.
= Drue Pearce, 46 K
Senate President, Senator Drue Pearce, discusses a spreadsheet
"what-if" tool the Governor has posted on the State of Alaska Web
Site that allows citizens to examine the budget numbers
themselves. The MS Excel template can be downloaded from
= Drue Pearce, 55 K
House Speaker, Represenative Brian Porter comments on the magnitude of
Alaska's budget shortfall at today's announcement of the "State of
the Economy" Forum.
= Brian Porter, 99 K
Represenative Brian Porter further reflects upon the diversity of
potential solutions to Alaska's budget problems.
= Brian Porter, 51 K
Senator Jerry Ward discusses his privatization task force
= Jerry Ward, 63 K
Senator Jerry Ward comments on how his privatization task force is only
one part of the Republican Majority's approach to solving Alaska's
budget crunch, 01-28-99.
= Jerry Ward, 60 K