Egan to caucus with minority

...Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage? Labor and Commerce Committee: Ellis? Community and Regional Affairs Committee: Olson? Judiciary Committee: Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage? State Affairs Committee: Wielechowski? Legislative Council: EganThe...
State | Local
My Turn: Somerville's opinion hypocritical

...Alaska's petition to overturn Katie John. Only the most woodenheaded ideologue could have been surprised that the federal judiciary would rule in favor of the federal government's right to manage resources on federal land and waters.Well played, Ron...
Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize

...conference, but has previously said she plans to hold hearings on the matter. McGuire is expected to be the new chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.Meetings were planned for this week to decide organization of the House majority.
House majority, minority announce new organization

...Nageak, D-Barrow (Co-Chair); Dave Talerico, R-Interior (Co-Chair); Tarr; Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage? Judiciary Committee: Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage (Chair)? Labor and Commerce Committee: Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna/Kenai...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...votes that it is unlikely her Democrat challenger will oust her. LeDoux, an attorney, has been tapped to chair the House Judiciary Committee.Sen. Berta Gardner of Anchorage will serve as Senate Minority Leader, replacing Hollis French, who ran for...
Letter: Begich Enables Obama

...same. I don't have room to list all of the damage done in the past six years, but here are a few examples:The House Judiciary Committee asked Jonathan Turley, a well-respected liberal constitutional expert: "How does the president's unilateral...
Senator plans to investigate Guard situation

...legislative hearings after the general election would be the best approach either.McGuire, vice chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she will advocate for funding within the attorney general's office to pay for investigators and other resources...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...schools. Alexander also would work to undo parts of the health care law if he replaces retiring Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa.JUDICIARY: Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley, who has dedicated considerable work to government oversight, would be the gate-keeper for...
Senate Judiciary considers banning synthetic drugs

JUNEAU - The Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings on a bill banning certain synthetic drugs even though the Wasilla City Council has rejected a similar...
State | AK legislature
Photo: Senate Judiciary Q&A

...staff member of Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, during an introduction of Senate Concurrent Resolution 2 during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday. The resolution urges the governor to acquire land in the Tongass National Forest from the federal...
State | AK legislature


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