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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...advocates had mixed reactions to the legislation, which made it through the Senate last session but died in the House Rules Committee.Several testified at the Monday hearing the bill does not get to the root of the problem: Sex-trafficked people...
State | AK legislature
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
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...
Rules Committee gives chairman Cowdery more power

The Senate Rules Committee has decided to quit meeting regularly...shortchanging the public process. The Rules Committee already functions that way in the House, he said. The Senate Rules Committee in the past met regularly to vote...
Cowdery resigns as chairman of Senate Rules Committee

...resignation as chairman of the Senate Rules Committee on Tuesday during the governor's...reasons for his resignation. The Rules Committee controls which bills move resign as chairman of the Rules Committee. Cowdery is not currently attending...


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