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Lesil McGuire drops out of Lt. Governor race

...the House at age 29. "It's been an honor serving my constituency in South Anchorage for the last 14 years. As Rules Chairman, and a member of Senate leadership, I'll be cognizant of and responsive to the input and opinions received from...
Special session to focus on permanent fund, I won't go,'" Wolf said, according to the (Kenai) Peninsula Clarion. Coghill said a call from House Rules Chairman Norm Rokeberg, R-Anchorage, persuaded Wolf to attend. He will join lawmakers in Juneau on Wednesday, Coghill...
Lawmakers use special session for commercials footage of lawmakers on the floor from television news stations or live public broadcasts of meetings. House Rules Chairman Norm Rokeberg, R-Anchorage, said it is not uncommon for paid photographers to be given special access to the floor...
Kawasaki draws rebuke for conduct on House floor

...reporters after the Interior delegation rebuked him during a news conference that he has apologized to Chenault and the rules chairman. "We should move on and get our jobs done," he said.Kawasaki attended the news conference but didn't speak...
FBI agents search offices of at least seven lawmakers

...conducting office searches in both Juneau and Anchorage belonging to Sen. John Cowdery, R-Anchorage, the Senate Rules chairman. Cowdery stood by in his Anchorage office as agents searched. The offices of Senate President Ben Stevens, R-Anchorage...
Cowdery will not seek re-election

...made up of six Republicans and nine Democrats. Rules chairman is considered the gatekeeper of all legislation that...and an infection in his leg. Cowdery's role as Rules chairman has been subject to debate ever since his appointment...
Republican leaders call for Cowdery to step down

...she expects Cowdery will report to Juneau by the week's end. Green has steadfastly defended keeping Cowdery as rules chairman, a position that serves as gatekeeper for legislation headed for a floor vote. Green said people need to be mindful...
Tax debate takes on a different tone

...Chairman Vic Kohring, who have been convicted of bribery; former Senate President Ben Stevens and current Senate Rules Chairman John Cowdery who are under investigation; and former House Finance Committee member Bruce Weyhrauch who is awaiting...
Oil tax heart of FBI probe, special session

...was actually working undercover for the FBI. One current lawmaker will be absent from this special session: Senate Rules Chairman John Cowdery. Cowdery said last month that he would not take part in the special session after former VECO Vice President...
Battle of wills led to senior assistance special session

...generous, amended Hawker's bill on the House floor to keep the longevity bonus statute in place. No dice, said House Rules Chairman John Coghill, who had the bill sent back to his committee instead of advancing for a final House vote. Leaving the...


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