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Rep. John Coghill

District 11 - Republican, North Pole 1-877-465-3719 E-mail: Session contact info: State Capitol, Room 214, phone 465-3719...
My Turn: Medicaid reform is the real red herring

...concluded "we need to embrace Medicaid reform and let reform be the plan for a healthy Alaska." Writing for Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, Chad Hutchison argued that expansion is too risky to consider because of the state's budget deficits...
First special session concludes

...being in my home town... this session violates the Alaska Constitution," Wielechowski said.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he agreed with Wielechowski, which is why the governor's special session should end."All...
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Too much risk with house minority positions as Medicaid expansion questions loom

...multi-billion dollar state deficits) remains "fraught with risk." Risk that the state may not be able to absorb. ? Chad Hutchison is an attorney from Fairbanks. He works under the direction of Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole.
Who are the Legislature's top earners?

...James Armstrong - Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks - Majority - $10,404 per month3) Rynnieva Moss - Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole - Majority - $10,404 per month4) Deborah Grundmann - Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla - Majority...
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Parnell picks Coghill to replace Therriault

...Gov. Sean Parnell on Thursday picked state Rep. John Coghill to replace Gene Therriault as state senator from District...lieutenant governor in the Walter Hickel administration. John Coghill Jr., 59, was elected to the state House in 1998...
Legislative expansion moves forward

...formally passed the state Senate Thursday, after Sen. John Coghill decided against changing his vote. The measure calls...Legislature by 12 seats. It passed 14-5, but Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, asked for reconsideration, giving...
Questions linger as date for lawmakers to reconvene looms

...for a recess in floor sessions until then.But House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, and Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, questioned bringing the full Legislature back to Juneau to gavel in if there is nothing new to act...
Senate plans technical session Tuesday

...Finance committees have held budget hearings and behind-the-scenes talks have occurred.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, in an interview, cited concerns with the cost of bringing everyone back to Juneau to gavel in if there was no specific...
Impasse remains as few lawmakers return Democrats, grumbling about a lack of progress, plan their own hearings. But Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said that's not negotiating. One reason the Senate has held off on budget hearings is to see if...


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