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October session on TransCanada buyout coming

...state's role, according to Chenault.Chenault, Republican Sens. Kevin Meyer and Cathy Giessel and Republican Reps. Craig Johnson and Mike Hawker attended the meeting with the governor.Walker confirmed the likely special session agenda items in...
Nikiski resident only one to speak during hearing on House pipeline bill

...after the bill was announced. Other leadership sponsoring the bill are Majority Leader Charisse Millett, Rules Chair Craig Johnson and Majority Whip Bob Herron. Representatives Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, Benjamin Nageak...
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...there cannot be a private benefit, Anderson said. But the ethics law doesn't define legislative purpose. Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, and chair of the House Rules Committee, said he started Lunch and Learns while on the House Resources...
Education bill rewrite leaves some frustrated

...R-North Pole, expressed concerns with the proposed spending for education and the sustainability of that funding. Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said his constituents want accountability for how education money is being spent."We are not paying...
House Resources advances gas line bill

...R-Wrangell, said she thought the bill was fair to all concerned.Other members expressed mixed feelings. Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said he saw this as a way forward in pursuing a long-hoped for gas line project. But he said he...
Lawmakers: Large-scale mining can be done right

...the Senate Finance Committee.The letter also was signed by House Speaker Mike Chenault, and Reps. Eric Feige, Craig Johnson and Dan Saddler. Feige and Saddler are co-chairs of the House Resources Committee.Senate Minority Leader Hollis...
Project draws attention to renewable energy goal, going toward work that will help the state decide whether the projects are viable and worth pursuing.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, noted that the lead-up phase isn't cheap. "But I don't think that we want to advance the...
High risk to state to go it alone on pipeline

...state can mitigate its exposure through different financing options and possibly even bringing in new partners.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said one of the reasons the companies have seemed excited is that the state has expressed willingness...
House passes cruise ship wastewater legislation amend HB80, including requiring the location, date and volume of discharged wastewater be posted online.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, served notice of reconsideration, meaning the bill could be voted on again before being sent to...
Democrats say oil tax is not curtailing investments

...last two or three years," because of the tax change, Kerttula said. Two Republicans in the state House, Reps. Craig Johnson and Clarisse Millet, both of Anchorage, have introduced bills lowering the oil tax rate and Gov. Sean Parnell said...


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