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A story in Wednesday's Empire incorrectly attributed a quote about Senate Bill 80. It was Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, who said "I think you should ask Mike Chenault that question," about why the bill was delayed in committee. Sound...
Judge calls Kenai legislator's omissions trivial

ANCHORAGE - A state Superior Court judge in Anchorage has ruled that Tom Wagoner's election paperwork omissions were relatively trivial. The decision handed down Monday by Judge Peter Michalski clears the...
Ward back in running for state Senate

...state Sen. Jerry Ward has returned to the political ring, filing to run in the August Republican primary against Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai. Ward, who was defeated by Wagoner in 2002, said he wants to rein in the "tax-and-spend" Republicans...
Prop would cut session to 90 days be cut from 121 days to 90. The citizen initiative was sponsored by Sen. Gretchen Guess, D-Anchorage, Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, and Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks. Ramras said they expect to receive the signature books next week...
Empire editorial: Shorter session makes sense for the state

...initiative to limit legislative sessions makes it on the state ballot. Sen. Gretchen Guess, D-Anchorage, and Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, and Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, are sponsoring an initiative petition that would trim legislative...
Energy rebate among new legislative bills

...dozen pieces of legislation filed in the run up to the legislative session. Sound off on the important issues at Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, said he wants Alaskan families to be eligible for a $750 break in their winter heating bills. "How...
State Briefs

...and the University of Alaska Southeast. High court upholds Wagoner victory ANCHORAGE - Kenai state Senator-elect Tom Wagoner can serve in the Legislature, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. The high court backed a lower court ruling that...
Two lawmakers throw support to Binkley oil tax plan

...the important issues at Two prominent Republican lawmakers - House Speaker John Harris and Senate Resources chairman Tom Wagoner - stood side by side with Republican gubernatorial challenger John Binkley in Anchorage on Thursday, as Binkley pitched...
Two powerful Republicans lose, but GOP retains Senate control

...Finance Committee, was upset by Democrat Hollis French. Nikiski Sen. Jerry Ward was defeated by Republican Moderate Tom Wagoner, the small party's first election victory. Car dealer Ralph Seekins, a Republican, claimed victory over state...
One Ward challenger drops out of race

...the Peninsula Clarion he is backing Republican Moderate Tom Wagoner in an effort to unseat Ward, the Republican incumbent...Ward," he said. "But I'm falling further behind Tom Wagoner and Jerry Ward." Hawkins also has health problems...


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