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Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...she said. "What we can do is close this problem of, 'What are you going to do, call the cops?'"Committee Vice Chair Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said the committee would hear the bill again. Committee Chair Sen. Lesil McGuire...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers want bill to decriminalize marijuana fast tracked

...prohibited public consumption; that section would be repealed under the judiciary committee's bill, but committee Vice Chair John Coghill, R-North Pole, said public consumption would still be prohibited. The committee wants to instead use...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Parnell has a proven track record on education

...instructor at the University of Alaska and now serves as chair of the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, vice-chair of the University of Alaska Foundation Board of Trustees, and is member of the Alaska State Committee on Research...
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...story dated Feb. 17, 1999. Soldotna police officers were on hand for security measures.In a March 3, 1999 story, vice-chair Dan Coffey said, "These were probably the toughest meetings this board has ever had and probably ever will have...
My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...refining the Alaska LNG Gasline framework, which passed the Senate by a wide margin and went on to become law. As vice-chair of the Senate Finance committee and chairwoman of the Legislative Budget and Audit committee, Fairclough is responsible...
Sealaska announces election results at 2014 annual meeting

...The board of directors elected Joseph Nelson to serve as board chair and Jacqueline Johnson Pata to serve as board vice chair at a meeting following the annual meeting. Sealaska officers were renewed by the board including: Anthony Mallott...
Proposal to buy Anchorage office withdrawn

...ground and parking, or wanted more time to consider other options. Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, the council's vice chair, said he could not say what future councils might do or what the council might even do later this year.He told reporters...
State | AK legislature
Gov. reiterates call for action on pension issue

...municipalities, extending the timeline for payments and Parnell's proposal.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, and vice-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday that senators were still running numbers and analyzing the potential effects...
State | AK legislature
Nikiski Republican would let Outside residents serve on state gas corporation's board

...particularly considering the knowledge we will be getting from him," said Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, and vice-chair of the Rules Committee.AGDC board of directors president John Burns, of Fairbanks, urged lawmakers to support the...
State | AK legislature
Republicans take up platform, rules at convention

...smoothly with some discussion about why the current vice-chair, David Eichler - one of several candidates for the...selected for top party positions, including chair, vice-chair and national committeeman and national committeewoman...


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