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Corruption specter, solution crosses party lines

...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 on 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...
Cowdery pulls out of special session on tax

...bipartisan coalition that controls the Senate and is led by Sen. Lyda Green, R-Wasilla. Members of the Senate Republican Minority, led by Sen. Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, raised concerns about Cowdery's appointment to the Rules...
Cowdery skips session, critics not satisfied

...Therriault, R-North Pole, leader of the Senate Republican Minority. "I think it is a way of avoiding the central...Therriault's five-member caucus, the Senate Republican Minority, objected to Cowdery's appointment as chairman...
State to share money with cities, boroughs

...Fairbanks is going to have a huge windfall, and a huge dilution of debt," Stedman said. Some members of the Senate Republican minority raised questions about the plan. "I'm not sure this is sustainable," said Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai...
Capitol awaits education funding

...taken up, but Green's Senate Working Group bipartisan coalition backed her on the issue. Therriault's Senate Republican Minority was outvoted 15-5 in the attempt. AGIA is now on the Senate calendar for today, as is the capital budget...
Legislature passes state operating budget

...he 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...
School funding fight moves to House

...R-Eagle River, voting against."How much will actually go into classrooms?" asked Coghill, leader of the Senate Republican Minority. Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, said there was an "iron relationship" between funding and teachers...
Passions rise in Capitol

...all members of the Bipartisan Senate Working Group caucus voting in favor, and the only two members of the Senate Republican Minority present voting against.The governor's action on oil taxes, along with his claim that some senators did...
My turn: Murkowski, Miller would be members of the Republican gang

...say, "If that's what it takes to be in the in crowd, I'm in." Since the 2008 election, being in the Senate Republican minority is like being a member of a street gang. With the occasional exceptions of Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan...


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