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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.
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...
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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...
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 plan work on marijuana bills over interim

...preference is to remove marijuana from that list, but some committee members want it on there.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said lawmakers will also work over the interim on a bill addressing how municipalities can trump...
After budget, legislators' work might not be done

...fall to take up issues related to a major liquefied natural gas project the state is pursuing.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said Monday that he thinks Walker could get "another handful of people supporting him" on Medicaid...
My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist?

...state. However, the proposed up-sizing plan is deeply flawed and deserves disciplined reconsideration.? Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, is the Senate Majority Leader and sits on the Senate Resources Committee.
My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...should proceed with construction of the road. "You could go through almost every room and find conflicts," Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said in February in defense of MacKinnon. If that's true, then aren't all legislative priorities...
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