Economic strength through resource development

Employed Alaskans in productive jobs

Energy development for Alaska & beyond

Senator Cathy Giessel currently serves on:

  • Senate Committee on Labor and Commerce
  • Senate Committee on State Affairs
  • Senate Finance subcommittee on the Legislature
  • Joint Legislative In-State Gas Caucus
  • Joint Legislative Outdoor Heritage Caucus
  • Anchorage Caucus
  • American Legislative Exchange Council, Fiscal Policy Task Force
  • Energy Council
  • Pacific Northwest Economic Region (Legislative Energy Institute, Arctic Caucus)
  • National Coucil of State Legislators (Agriculture and Energy, Budgets and Revenue, Labor and Economic Development, Mining Safety)
  • Council of State Governments-West (Energy and Public Lands, Fiscal Affairs, Western Economic Development)

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Cathy Giessel is endorsed by:

Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association with 74 chapters representing 22,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.
As a State Senator, you have been a stalwart supporter and defender of free enterprise, small business, and the merit shop construction industry in Alaska. You have worked tirelessly on important issues that have a direct impact on the economy of our state and the businesses that employ Alaskans. In particular, your efforts as a member of the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee to ensure that workers compensation legislation and proposed reforms to the system would benefit and protect all employers and injured workers, led the ABC of Alaska Legislative Affairs Committee and the Board of Directors to unanimously support and approve your nomination as 2012 Legislator of the Year.

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Support Two Leaders of our State Senate, Wednesday July 16th, 5PM-7PM Petroleum Club

Support Two Leaders of our State Senate, Wednesday July 16th, 5PM-7PM Petroleum Club

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Last Updated: 12 January, 2014

January 15th Stuckagain Heights Meet and Greet!

Please join Cathy for a Meet and Greet! Wednesday, Jan. 15 at the home of Wayne and Vana Jones, 10260 Middlerock Rd, 7-8:30 PM

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Last Updated: 06 December, 2013

Cathy Giessel works LNG, Arctic policy issues

Cathy Giessel is featured in the December 08, 2013 Issue of Petroleum News

According to the article by Steve Quinn, "Sen. Resources Committee Chair Cathy Giessel has been plenty busy during the interim and less than two months await the Legislature's return. Since adjourning, the Anchorage Republican has spent time learning as much as she can about the liquefied natural gas market and serving on the state’s Arctic Policy Commission, work that’s taken her to Barrow, Unalaska and Iceland."

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Alaska Outdoor Council Endorsement

The Alaska Outdoor Council has posted their endorsments

The Alaska Outdoor Council has spoken with candidates, reviewed voting records and compared written questionnaire responses and judges these candidates the best choice to support hunting, fishing, trapping and the other outdoor activities important to our members.

Based on our work on your behalf, we recommended that our members vote for the following candidates in the November 6th Alaska State General Election:

Senate District N – South Anchorage – North Kenai & Seward – CATHY GIESSEL is a strong supporter of the Alaska outdoor lifestyle.

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Last Updated: 30 September, 2012

Upcoming Debates

Come hear Senator Cathy Giessel in the following upcoming debates:

  • October 25 - Girdwood Rotary, Girdwood Community Room, 7-9 PM, Girdwood
  • October 24 - KAKM Public TV, Running show, sometime in the evening
  • October 4 - HALO Candidate Forum, O'Malleys On the Green, 7-9 PM, Anchorage
  • September 27 - Seward Chamber, City Council Chambers, 7-7:45 PM, Seward
  • August 13 - BP CAP forum, BP building, 12-1 PM, Anchorage
  • August 21 - Soldotna/Kenai Joint Chamber meeting - candidate debate, 12-1 PM, Kenai Merit Inn
  • August 21 - KSRM radio (920AM), debate telecast from 5-6 PM
  • August 23 - Triumvirate Theatre, Peninsula Center Mall, Soldotna, 7:30-8:30 PM (also broadcast live on KDLL and KBBI, and streamed on internet over KBBI web stream)
  • August 23 - KAKM (Public TV, channel 7) Running Show broadcast
Paid for by Re-Elect Senator Cathy Giessel for State Senate, 12701 Ridgewood Rd, Anchorage, Alaska 99516