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Lawmakers want bill to decriminalize marijuana fast tracked

...public consumption; that section would be repealed under the judiciary committee's bill, but committee Vice Chair John Coghill, R-North Pole, said public consumption would still be prohibited. The committee wants to instead use language that...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker delivers 1st State of State speech

...the Republican-led House and Senate majorities lamented the lack of specifics in the speech. Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said the speech sounded a lot like campaign rhetoric.
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...
Prefiled bills in plain English

...the federal government collect Alaskans' telephone records and electronic data without a warrant.? SB 14 - Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole - Would require an ambulance paramedic to be appointed to the State Medical Board.? SB 15 - Coghill...
Local | AK legislature
Hare beats tortoise

...fulfill campaign promises or make a political point. Few in the Legislature are more familiar with this fact than Sen. John Coghill. A Republican representing North Pole, he was elected to the House in 1998 and moved to the Senate in 2009. He served...
State | Local | 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...
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...
Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize

...replacing Sen. Charlie Huggins, of Wasilla, who will be the new chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. North Pole Sen. John Coghill will remain as majority leader.Sen. Pete Kelly, of Fairbanks, will remain a co-chair of the powerful Senate Finance...


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