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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...
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...
Senate OKs $9.82 billion state operating budget

...the Senate Working Group pushing the budget through. They also voted down additional spending bills from the Senate Republican minority, championed by Sen. Gene Therriault, R-North Pole. The working group is led by Senate President Lyda Green...
Legislators say short sessions' days numbered

...120-day session. "The people were sold a bill of goods," said Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, leader of the Senate Republican Minority. One of the few things Therriault and Senate President Lyda Green, R-Wasilla, may have agreed upon was...
Cowdery resigns as chairman of Senate Rules Committee

...Cowdery to resign, she said, stating it is up to the Senate to police its own members. The five-member Senate Republican Minority, led by Sen. Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, had called on Cowdery to resign as chairman of the Rules Committee...
Legislature takes action a year after Cowdery guilty plea

...stuff," 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...
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...
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.
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...


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