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Senate committee works on new reading program

...local school districts.With the clock running down on the legislative session, both Stevens and Senate President Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, worry whether there is enough time to get the bill passed.There is not a companion bill in the House...
3 things to watch in Alaska: gas line, pay, oil

...such as state spending.The scheduled 90-day session is set to end April 20, Easter Sunday. Senate President Charlie Huggins told reporters last week he'd like to be done before then - and Good Friday - if possible.Here are three things...
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...certification, dated Dec. 23, also included links to a letter to House Speaker Mike Chenault and Senate President Charlie Huggins, notifying them.Signatures were turned in before the start of the legislative session on two other proposed initiatives...
Lawmakers: Large-scale mining can be done right

...large-scaling mining in the region posed significant risks to salmon.The letter was signed by Senate President Charlie Huggins, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, and Sens. Cathy Giessel and Kevin Meyer. Giessel chairs the Senate Resources...
Veterans' memorial dedicated in Nikiski

...just deployed for a six-week special mission to Afghanistan and talked about the family commitment of State Senator Charlie Huggins a former Army Ranger whose two sons have followed in his Ranger boots. Recently retired U.S. Army Cpt. Ben Carpenter...
Senate majority announces committee positions

...committee leadership positions.Lawmakers already have announced some Senate leadership positions including Republicans Charlie Huggins of Wasilla as Senate president and John Coghill, R-North Pole, as Senate Majority Leader.Leadership roles noted...
Oil taxes on agenda as Legislature enters last scheduled weekend

...overhaul as the Legislature enters what is scheduled to be its final weekend before adjournment. Senate President Charlie Huggins has been adamant that lawmakers will finish their work by Sunday, the final scheduled day. But that assumes the...
March 29 designated Vietnam Veterans Day legislators and veterans of the war, some of whom are serving in the Legislature, including Senate President Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, who served in the Army during Vietnam."This is welcome home," he said, his voice cracking...
What voters really want from Senate read that right: hustle from the Senate, folks.However, a statement from the new Senate President Charlie Huggins - that the new body was a "reflection" of the voters' wishes (read: Alaskans want Republican solutions) - is...
Republican majority claims control of Alaska Senate

...of Anchorage the only members of the bipartisan coalition - at least so far - to join.It was announced that Sen. Charlie Huggins of Wasilla will be Senate president, while Sen. John Coghill of North Pole will be majority leader. McGuire will...


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