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Senate leaders announce committee assignments

...State Affairs Committee as well. The remaining positions on the committees will be filled in the near future, said Jeff Turner, Senate majority press secretary. Pat Forgey can be reached at .
Sen. McGuire joins bipartisan coalition

...addition of McGuire, Green's coalition includes six of the Senate's 11 Republicans, for a 15-5 majority, said Jeff Turner, majority press secretary. McGuire is currently a member of the state House of Representatives. She was elected to...
FBI agents search offices of at least seven lawmakers

...I can't talk about that right now." Messages left with other lawmakers and Senate Republican majority spokesman Jeff Turner were not immediately returned. --- Associated Press Writer Jeannette J. Lee in Anchorage contributed to this report...
Republican leaders call for Cowdery to step down

...present to vote on the floor of the Senate or House. Cowdery was not available for comment. Senate Majority spokesman Jeff Turner said Cowdery remains hospitalized in Anchorage. But Senate President Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, said she expects Cowdery...
Deal brokered for timing of governor's speech after eleventh-hour standoff

...couldn't be held at 6 p.m. because the Senate had scheduled its floor session at that time, Senate Majority Spokesman Jeff Turner told reporters. Furthermore, Turner said, it couldn't be held earlier because lawmakers were still trickling in...
Cowdery pulls out of special session on tax

...Senate to reconsider whether Cowdery should participate in the session. Cowdery, in a statement issued by spokesman Jeff Turner, denied wrongdoing but said his presence in Juneau for the session would be a distraction. "I want to make it clear...
Republican legislator calls for politicians' resignations

...for Young, called Kelly's letter "mean-spirited," but declined further comment. Cowdery had no comment, said Jeff Turner, spokesman for the Senate Working Group, the bi-partisan majority in control of the Alaska Legislature and of which...
Legislative pay hardly meager, numbers show incorrect amount. Cowdery was unavailable for comment Friday, but a call to his office was returned by spokesman Jeff Turner, who pointed out that Cowdery was paid well below the legislative average. Hard to Track The difference between what...
FBI agents search lawmakers' offices

...boxes that appeared to contain documents. Messages left with other lawmakers and Senate Republican majority spokesman Jeff Turner were not immediately returned. Veco is an Alaska oil field services and construction company whose executives are major...
Special session work likely to be done here "In talking to Sen. Green, I'm not sure she's that interested in doing that," he said. Jeff Turner, spokesman for Green, said it was too soon to say how the Senate would deal with Palin's request. "Nothing's...


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