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Corruption specter, solution crosses party lines

...always be a need for elected officials to be constantly on guard for the sense of privilege that can sneak up on anyone who is given even a modicum of power. Gene Therriault is Senate Republican Minority Leader and represents North Pole.
Republicans resist corruption

...the high road as a Republican for the last year and a half," said Sen. Gary Wilken, R-Fairbanks. Senate Republican Minority Leader Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, turned out to be VECO Corp. CEO Bill Allen's chief nemesis during last...
Alaska Digest

...caucus support the legislation sponsored by House Judiciary Committee Chairwoman Lesil McGuire, an Anchorage Republican. Minority Leader Ethan Berkowitz called her introduction of the bill a "cynical manipulation" of the political process. McGuire...
Senate moves to lengthen sessions

...has bipartisan support, and bipartisan opposition in the Senate. Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, the Republican Minority Leader, joined Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, in opposing it. Legislative sessions where shortened from the...
Legislature passes state operating budget

...said. There was only a single vote against the budget, from Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, the Senate Republican Minority Leader. He objected to the budget not containing money to open the Goose Creek Prison in the Mat-Su Borough. Instead...
Legislature exceeds 90-day session limit

...90-day session cap. As the Senate passed midnight without adjourning or voting to extend the session, Senate Republican Minority Leader Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, noted the Senate was "for the first time ignoring the 90-day limit." Stevens...
Con: Obama, Congress should extend Bush tax cuts for all

...wage, adjusted for inflation, is barely higher than it was three decades ago. Now comes Mitch McConnell, Republican minority leader in the Senate, to argue that the rich and super-rich must keep their tax cuts. Oddly, on a recent Sunday's...
Gene Therriault takes job in Parnell administration

...senior policy adviser on Alaska energy issues. He served in the House of Representatives from 1992 until 2000, when he was first elected to a Senate seat. Therriault was Senate president for one term, and was the Republican minority leader.
Legislature takes action a year after Cowdery guilty plea

...he said. "It does appear to make some of our ethics laws a little toothless," said Con Bunde, Senate Republican Minority Leader. The ethics committee issued no penalty against Cowdery, saying the federal criminal sanctions were sufficient...
Legislature OKs oil tax hike

...average or even high prices, the new tax brings in less than PPT was expected to last year, he said. Senate Republican Minority Leader Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, said oil companies complaining that ACES meant a "second" tax increase...


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