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Legislature to convene special session on gas issues

...It also gave the parties a way to get out of the prior, failed gas line arrangement without a messy fight.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, who serves on the House Resources Committee, said the costs, potential benefits and risks of any...
My Turn: The borderline personality of Alaska's GOP

...Affordable Care Act if the court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the King v. Burwell case. In the words of Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, it wouldn't be prudent to expand Medicaid "and just have it undone." The sad part of that story...
Empire Editorial: Meet the Alaska Legislature's new restriction on free speech

...outside and got a picture of an ambulance pulling up to the Capitol to take Nageak to Bartlett Regional Hospital.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage and chairman of the House Rules Committee, says Hsieh and Gray were impeding Nageak's medical care...
Legislature votes to sue Walker, block Medicaid expansion

...Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage? Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole? Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski? Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage? Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage? Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake? Rep. Steve Thompson...
State | AK legislature
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...there cannot be a private benefit, Anderson said. But the ethics law doesn't define legislative purpose.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, and chair of the House Rules Committee, said he started Lunch and Learns while on the House Resources...
Representative rushed to ER after floor speech

...prayers of support for Nageak when the session was gaveled back in."Its not a very happy time right now," Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said. "One of our colleagues is not with us."He asked the legislators to stand for a moment...
Empire Editorial: Beer, carrots and salmon skins

...It wasn't a speech that met with universal acclaim. "We will not fix our problems on beer and carrots," Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said afterward, but we think Walker's idea has merit, and another example is growing right here...
Reinbold booted from caucus Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River, was moved onto the committee to take LeDoux's spot.Rules chair Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said after the meeting that Reinbold will lose three of her four staff. Reinbold said she will be...
State | AK legislature
Salary decrease squeaks through House

...very uncomfortable with this bill," she said. "I was brought up to believe a man's word is his bond."Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said all the arguments being made on the floor were well-thought out and "heartfelt," and that...
State | AK legislature
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...
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