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Lawmakers discuss resolutions to strengthen states' rights

...federal decision would require one state to bring it forward, and a total of 30 states to agree on the change.Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said the resolutions would provide states with another tool with which to handle federal issues...
State | AK legislature
Republican rep bucks majority, votes 'no' on budget

...of one," according to an Empire report.Not everyone who leaves the majority is forced. In 1999, then-Reps. John Coghill (now Senate majority leader), Jerry Sanders, Scott Ogan and Vic Kohring left the Republican majority on similar...
State | AK legislature
Rep. John Coghill

District 11 - Republican, North Pole 1-877-465-3719 E-mail: Session contact info: State Capitol, Room 214, phone 465-3719...
Lawmakers feast, dance with Juneau's Filipino community

...Assemblymen. Senators and representatives - including Juneau's delegation; Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage; Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole; and Rep. Adam Wool, D-Fairbanks - gathered with their families and staffs for a night away from...
Board to meet on marijuana emergency regulation

...Lawmakers have been working on legislation to update state laws in line with the initiative, but Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he didn't see a bill passing both houses by Feb. 24. A rewrite of a bill is expected this...
State | AK legislature
Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...What we can do is close this problem of, 'What are you going to do, call the cops?'"Committee Vice Chair Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said the committee would hear the bill again. Committee Chair Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage...
State | AK legislature
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...
Senators: Everything but taxes, PFD on table to fix budget

...Dividends.On the first day of the 29th Legislature, Sens. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage; Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks; John Coghill, R-Fairbanks; Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River; Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla; and Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Pass, then puff

...marijuana use becomes legal across Alaska on Feb. 24. The Alaska Legislature convenes Tuesday, and Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, a Republican from North Pole, has already predicted that marijuana regulation will be one of the issues - along with...


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