Sen. Gary Stevens

Sen. Gary Stevens is the Republican senator representing District P in the Alaska state Senate. District P includes Kodiak Island, Cordova, Homer Anchor Point, Kasilof, Ninilchik, Yakutat, Seldovia and Tyonek. He can be reached at Call him in Kodiak at (907) 486-4925 or in the Capitol building at 1-800-821-4925.

Capitol Report: Congrats to new Speaker of the House Stutes

The Alaska House of Representatives ended a month-long stalemate when it organized with Rep. Louise Stutes being named the body’s Speaker.

Capitol Report: Passing the budget is top legislative objective

Over the coming month, the Alaska Senate will debate and develop the Fiscal Year 2022 budget, writes Sen. Gary Stevens.

COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer are arriving; will require two doses

Hello again. As 2020 winds down and elevated numbers of Covid-19 cases continue throughout the state, we received the encouraging news that a shipment of more than 35,000 doses of Pfizer’s vaccine arrived in Alaska on Sunday, Dec. 13. Distribution of the initial batch of doses began the next day.

Capitol Report: As COVID cases rise, Legislature is highly unlikely to gather in Juneau

Sen. Stevens: Hello from Kodiak. With the general elections behind us, the members of the 31st Alaska State Legislature have a little over two-months left before the end of interim. With COVID-19 cases on the rise throughout the state, it is highly unlikely the Legislature will gather in Juneau again this year, though some committees will continue to hold hearings utilizing virtual meeting technology.
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Commentary: Shortened legislative session must hit the ground running

Alaska must reopen its economy as quickly as possible while maintaining public health, writes Sen. Gary Stevens.

Commentary: Tough decisions lie ahead

With its savings virtually exhausted, Alaska is faced with difficult decisions, writes Sen. Gary Stevens

Commentary: Binding-caucus rule safeguards democratic decision-making

The binding-caucus rule helps legislators serve the public in an orderly and efficient way, writes Sen. Gary Stevens.
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Capitol Report: CARES Act distribution is retroactive to May 1

CARES Act funding will go to support business, education, child nutrition and other areas impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Capitol Report: Should conditions improve, Legislature may reconvene

It's possible that the legislature may reconvene its current session. However, it's more likely that the legislature will meet in a special session later this year.
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Capitol Report: Legislature gives Alaska tools to respond to COVID-19

Sen. Gary Stevens provides a breakdown of Alaska's fiscal year 2021 budget.



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