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Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...for Criminal Justice Commission travel. Kelly is also the chair of that subcommittee.UA subcommittee member Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, said the university addition was a bipartisan effort that everyone in the group agreed with. Other...
State | AK legislature
Senate to consider latest version of marijuana bill

...voted 16 to 4 on Wednesday to consider the Senate Finance Committee's version of SB 30, with Sens. Dennis Egan, Johnny Ellis, Berta Gardner and Bill Wielechowski voting in opposition.The bill would update state crimes now that certain recreational...
State | AK legislature
Daylight saving elimination passes Senate

...most negatively impacted by the change, voted against the bill, as did Sens. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, and Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage.The rest of the body voted for elimination.The bill's sponsor, Sen. Anna MacKinnon, spoke to...
State | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

...Commission of Alaska to analyze the feasibility of merging the Railbelt's electricity providers.? SB 8 - Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage - Defines industrial hemp as an agricultural crop, defines its production, standards and regulations...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Walker needs to get back to thinking outside the box all of our state and my local representatives a year ago about the idea. Several commented back favorably. Sen. Johnny Ellis emailed me stating, "Your proposal is very worthy of consideration."Kenai Borough Mayor Mike Navarre thought the...
First Friday Art Walk

...highlights for Friday openings include new ivory jewelry by Johnny Ellis at Annie Kaills, and illustrations by soon-to-be-visiting...Kaill's244 Front St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.Johnny Ellis will show his latest jewerly designs on First Friday...
Egan to caucus with minority

...Chair); Gardner? Transportation Committee: Dennis Egan, D-Juneau? Health and Social Services Committee: Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage? Labor and Commerce Committee: Ellis? Community and Regional Affairs Committee: Olson? Judiciary...
State | Local
Prominent Democrat steps in to fill Senate leadership post

Sen. Johnny Ellis, an Anchorage Democrat, is the new majority leader of the Alaska Senate and the first member of his...the floor," he said. Contact Pat Forgey at 586-4816 or Sen. Johnny Ellis
TRS pulled from education bill in House

...where the money for its plan would come from.The issue also received attention on the Senate floor Monday, when Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, proposed taking $3 billion from the statutory budget reserve toward addressing the pension obligation...
State | AK legislature
First Friday Art Walk

...XtraTuffs created on Prince of Wales Island. New work by Johnny Ellis and Jessica SullivanAnnie Kaill's244 Front St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.Jewelry artist Johnny Ellis makes his jewelry out of fossilized ivory, collected...


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