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Bill requires pledge of allegiance in schools

...recital of the Pledge of Allegiance in schools passed the Senate on Monday. The measure originally sponsored by Rep. Jeannette James, R-North Pole, does not require students to actually say the pledge. They can remain respectfully silent instead...
Concealed carry bill narrowly passes House

...weapon in another state could also carry a gun in Alaska under a bill that narrowly passed the House on Friday. Rep. Jeannette James, R-North Pole, said the change would also allow Alaskans to carry their weapons in more states, which will give...
Bill linking PFD to welfare eligibility stalls

...not worthy of something that everybody gets, including the millionaire and everybody else.'' Republican Reps. Jeannette James and John Coghill of North Pole and Hugh Fate of Fairbanks voted for the bill. Coghill said it does not take dividends...
March 10: (Kenai) Peninsula Clarion on mandating the Pledge of Allegiance:

...basis at all grade levels of Alaska's public schools,'' according to a statement by the bill's sponsor, Rep. Jeannette James, R-North Pole. Nevertheless, the measure may have some unintended -- harmful -- side effects. For one, patriotism...
Bill to limit cell phone use receives little support

...season. ''You see people putting on makeup, reading books, brushing their teeth,'' Meyer said. And Rep. Jeannette James, R-North Pole, said she found ''that boom box thing'' in other people's cars more distracting than cell...
Redistricting board begins crafting court-ordered plan

...Anchorage. Rep. James Coghill, R-North Pole, would also be in the same legislative district as House Majority Leader Jeannette James, R-North Pole, under the plan. ''Reapportionment is about change. If there was no change, the current districts...
House urges Exxon Mobil to pay oil spill judgment

...I'm super-angry with them and if I can send a message by voting for this, then I will,'' said Rep. Jeannette James, R-North Pole. The resolution passed 29-7, with most of the Republican-controlled House's leaders voting...
Redistricting map pits several incumbents against each other

...undecided about a Senate run in a district now held by freshman Sen. Ben Stevens, a Republican. House Majority Leader Jeannette James would also face fellow North Pole conservative Rep. John Coghill in a primary fight. ''It's awful for both of...
Letters to the Editor

...make contact, see family and prepare for re-entry back into our communities. I was very displeased to see Rep. Jeannette James from North Pole not take into consideration that she has people in her area that need to be closer to home. House...
Knowles assents to concealed-carry bill

...Tony Knowles announced Friday he would let the bill become law without his signature. Supporters, such as Rep. Jeannette James, R-North Pole, had said the change in Alaska's law could prompt more states to recognize Alaskans' concealed-carry...


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