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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
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...
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
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
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...
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...


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