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Parnell, Walker clash on spending, gas line

...the negotiating table. Parnell said the state is a partner and that he had "everybody from Les Gara on the left to John Coghill on the right" voting for his plan on the gas line. He also said he believed Walker would kill the project "with his...
Sullivan didn't want Alaskans to stand their ground

...three years to undo the damage that progressives and squishy Republicans did to get this legislation to become law. As John Coghill, R-North Pole, one of many who voted for this law, aptly put it to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner on July 28...
What others say: A look back at the 'education session' One display of the vast philosophical differences legislators have on education came this year with Sen. John Coghill's failed measure to amend the Alaska Constitution to allow state funding of religious schools. The measure's passage...
House committee advances abortion funding bill

...Guttenberg and Bryce Edgmon, and Republican Reps. Lindsey Holmes and Alan Austerman voted against. SB49, from Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, seeks to further define what constitutes a medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid...
State tackles definition of "medically necessary" abortions

...include language that would allow for expanded family planning services. The bill's sponsor, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, supported having the language removed in the House Finance Committee, calling it a mandate beyond...
What others say: A convincing argument has yet to be made for allowing firearms on campus

...allow a gun to be on University of Alaska campuses if approved in its original form. The bill, by Republican Sen. John Coghill, of North Pole, would overturn many University of Alaska restrictions on the possession of firearms on campus. People...
Concealed carry on campus?

...banning concealed weapons on campus actually is the result of campus discussions.Intern Hans Rodvik approached Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, about the proposal earlier this session. The Senate majority leader agreed to carry SB176 under...
UA regents take no stand on Senate gun bill

...allow the legal concealed carry of firearms on University of Alaska campuses.Senate bill 176, sponsored by Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, would prohibit the university from enacting any firearms bans on its campuses with the exception...
University president says gun bill unacceptable

...people to carry concealed firearms on university system campuses. After initial concern was raised, sponsor Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, introduced a draft rewrite of SB176.In the new version, possession of firearms on University of...
Judge: Alaska redistricting plan passes muster

...the standard adopted by the board for what constitutes a substantial change in a district was chosen to protect Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, a concern that had been raised among the plaintiffs.Senators generally stand for re-election...


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