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Reinbold booted from caucus

...Reinbold had been replaced by other majority members on all but one panel - House Community and Regional Affairs.House Majority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, replaced Reinbold on the joint Legislative Council. Rep. Bob Herron...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Ending daylight saving time will leave Juneau in the dark

...state's legislature considered a bill that would eliminate the practice, but that bill died in committee. Idaho's House majority leader withdrew his bill covering daylight saving after realizing it was written in a way that violated federal law...
Limits proposed for gas line group in alternate project

...Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, adding later: "We are trying to conduct the public's business in the public."House Majority Leader Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, and a co-sponsor of Chenault's bill, said she and the other bill supporters...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: An ounce of prevention

...legislation.Rep. Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage, sponsored the bill in 2014. This year she's co-sponsoring it with House Majority Leader Charisse Millet, R-Anchorage. Hopefully, bipartisan support in the House is enough to keep Erin's Law on...
Walker: Nothing off the table in budget talks

...think everybody's in agreement, I think, that we need to make these budget adjustments first," he said.House Majority Leader Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, said the focus of her GOP-led caucus will be on cutting the budget where possible...
Legislators file first round of bills

...Another popular issue - judging by the number of pre-filed bills - is sexual assault prevention education. Both House Majority Leader Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, and Rep. Garan Tarr, D-Anchorage, are sponsoring bills relating to sexual abuse and assault...
Local | AK legislature
Pro-pot group gets support from some parents

...keep it away from teens."The list of supporters includes Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl and former state House Majority Leader Kyle Johansen.Kiehl told KTOO that he would rather see public safety dollars spent on preventing domestic violence...
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...lifelong Alaskan, I remember Congressman Nick Begich and the tragic 1972 plane crash that took his life and that of House Majority Leader Hale Boggs.Rather than a snide response to the ad that Simpson describes, I did feel sympathetic. Sen. Begich's...
My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...Sigmund's father was Hale Boggs, the powerful, 13-term congressman from Louisiana. In 1972, while serving as House Majority Leader, he came to Alaska to help fellow Democrat Nick Begich, a freshman representative, win re-election to Congress...
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

...he blamed for his father's death. Nick Begich was Alaska's lone congressman when the plane carrying him and House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, D-La., vanished en route to Juneau in 1972. Mark was 10.Looking back, stories he heard about...


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