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Letter: Walker arrived when needed most

...little time to take the hill. Apparently any hill will do.Near the end, another veteran of the old guard, Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, dismissed Walker's call to diversify the state's economy. It appears the billions of dollars...
Walker to release budget early

...90-day session to do its own work on the budget."I would hope that we get that far in advance of that date," Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said. "There is the law and then there's what's right. Giving us the opportunity to look at...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2014

...side, you'll never have the support for the tough actions that are needed to fight acidification.Thumbs up to Craig Johnson of Barrow. Two weeks ago, Johnson's snowmachine broke through sea ice on a trip from Wainwright to Barrow. Soaked...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election 2015 ... (h)e's just plain good at the job, certainly one of the best-ever speakers."Anchorage Rep. Craig Johnson will continue as House Rules Committee Chairman, while Charisse Millett, also of Anchorage, will become Majority...
House majority, minority announce new organization

...Les Gara, D-Anchorage; David Guttenberg, D-Fairbanks; Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks? Rules Committee: Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage (Chair)? Resources Committee: Ben Nageak, D-Barrow (Co-Chair); Dave Talerico, R-Interior...
House Resources advances gas line bill

...R-Wrangell, said she thought the bill was fair to all concerned.Other members expressed mixed feelings. Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said he saw this as a way forward in pursuing a long-hoped for gas line project. But he said he...
State | AK legislature
Rodell: Risks high in pursuing LNG alone

...state can mitigate its exposure through different financing options and possibly even bringing in new partners.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said one of the reasons the companies have seemed excited is that the state has expressed willingness...
State | AK legislature
Legislators: Large-scale mining can be done right

...the Senate Finance Committee.The letter also was signed by House Speaker Mike Chenault, and Reps. Eric Feige, Craig Johnson and Dan Saddler. Feige and Saddler are co-chairs of the House Resources Committee.Senate Minority Leader Hollis...
Minimum wage bill passes state House

...the Legislature extends beyond the scheduled adjournment of April 21 - a highly likely scenario according to Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage - the initiatives approved for the ballot this fall will be pushed to the November election. The SB21...
State | AK legislature
Dam project draws attention to renewable goal, going toward work that will help the state decide whether the projects are viable and worth pursuing.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, noted that the lead-up phase isn't cheap. "But I don't think that we want to advance the...
State | AK legislature


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