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Empire Editorial: Meet the Alaska Legislature's new restriction on free speech

...Capitol to take Nageak to Bartlett Regional Hospital.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage and chairman of the House Rules Committee, says Hsieh and Gray were impeding Nageak's medical care by refusing to get out of the nearby hallway.Hsieh and...
McGuire says she'll leave Senate after 2016

...15 years, made the announcement during the summit because the Arctic and energy issues are two things important to her. McGuire is co-chair of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission and she is chairwoman of the Senate Rules Committee.
State | AK legislature
Convicted staffer still on payroll

...Deborah Jean Grundmann, a staff member for Senate Rules Committee Chairman and former Senate President Charlie Huggins...human resources manager.As the head of the Senate Rules Committee, Huggins is responsible for approving all Senate staff...
Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought

...second-most per diem pay of all legislators, 17 days and $4,964 of it while working in Anchorage.Republican Senate Rules Committee Chairman Charlie Huggins, who lives about 45 minutes away form Anchorage in Wasilla, claimed 14 days and about...
Convicted staffer isn't making full salary full since November 2014, a Senate majority spokesman said.Deborah Jean Grundmann, 59, a staffer for Senate Rules Committee Chair and former Senate President Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, was arrested in December 2014 after pointing a gun...
Lawmakers plan work on marijuana bills over interim

...prohibiting marijuana businesses or limiting hours of operation, for example.That bill was sent back to the Senate Rules Committee after the version that passed the House didn't have enough votes to pass in the Senate.Coghill said the sticking...
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...the ethics law doesn't define legislative purpose.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, and chair of the House Rules Committee, said he started Lunch and Learns while on the House Resources Committee to provide education on generic natural...
Today in sports history for Friday, Jan. 30

1926 - The major league rules committee mandates that pitchers must have access to a rosin bag.1971 - UCLA starts its 88-game winning streak with a 74-61 win over...
Today in sports history

...points to bring his career mark to 11,770, breaking the record of 11,764 held by George Mikan.1958 - The NCAA rules committee makes the first change in football scoring rules since 1912 by adding the 2-point conversion.1960 - Syracuse's...
Reinbold booted from caucus

...R-Anchorage, replaced Reinbold on the joint Legislative Council. Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, replaced her on the Rules committee. Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, went to Education, with Rep. Liz Vazquez, R-Anchorage, getting bumped up...
State | AK legislature


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