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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...
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...
Education a sticking point as session ends

...the 90-day session.Sunday marked the scheduled end of the session, and by late afternoon, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said House and Senate leadership were still pretty far apart on education. He said lawmakers planned...
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Gov signs 'medically necessary' abortion bill

...standards, when it is appropriate for the people of Alaska to pay for a truly medically necessary abortion," said Sen. John Coghill, R-Fairbanks and one of the bill's primary sponsors.Under the bill, public dollars will only pay for abortions...
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House begins to debate abortion funding bill

...include language that would allow for expanded family planning services. The bill's sponsor, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, supported having the language removed in the House Finance Committee, calling it a mandate beyond...
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Sponsor pulls bill allowing guns on campus

...allow people to carry concealed handguns on University of Alaska campuses has been pulled.The bill's sponsor, Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, asked the Senate Finance Committee during a Tuesday hearing to not take up the bill this year, the...
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Alaska House moves closer to killing minimum wage initiative

...Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, previously told the Empire that the bill will pass the House. Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-Fairbanks, said there is "reluctance" in the Senate.The House Labor and Commerce Committee moved HB384 out...
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House speaker pushes for minimum wage bill

...passed by voters cannot be repealed by lawmakers within two years of their effective dates.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, told reporters earlier this week he thought lawmakers' motives had been "tainted" by past actions...
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Initiative hearings, securities things to watch

...another that would increase the state's minimum wage by $2 an hour over two years.The committee's chair, Sen. John Coghill, said he also invited the House Judiciary Committee to the hearings.A 2010 state law called for a legislative committee...
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