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What others say: Meet the Legislature's new restriction on freedom of speech

...Capitol to take Nageak to Bartlett Regional Hospital.Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage and chairman of the House Rules Committee, says Hsieh and Gray were impeding Nageak's medical care by refusing to get out of the nearby hallway.Hsieh and...
Lawmakers plan work on marijuana bills over interim

...prohibiting marijuana businesses or limiting hours of operation, for example.That bill was sent back to the Senate Rules Committee after the version that passed the House didn't have enough votes to pass in the Senate.Coghill said the sticking...
Lawmakers approve new marijuana control board

...including one that would clarify municipalities' role in regulating marijuana. That was referred back to the Senate Rules Committee late Sunday when it was up for reconsideration, after failing in a 10-10 vote on Saturday. That bill would also...
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...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 Committee to provide education on generic natural...
Update: Legislature to address education today

...One of the points of contention, though, was how much should go into the per-student funding formula. Senate Rules Committee Chair Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, said that issue would probably be left to House and Senate negotiators to decide...
Agrium nixed from tax credit bill

...petroleum-based feedstock." House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, proposed an amendment to include Agrium during a Rules committee meeting on Wednesday by adding the words "hydrocarbon processing facility" as a part of qualified infrastructure...
Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

...House Bill 287, now in the House Rules committee. The bill would also add Agrium to HB 287 in a Rules committee meeting Wednesday morning...Chenault's amendment in the Rules Committee adds the words, "hydrocarbon...
House committee advances bill on AGDC appointments

JUNEAU - The House Rules Committee on Tuesday advanced legislation that would allow out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of the Alaska Gasline...
Chenault plans to propose AGDC amendment SB124, a bill to extend the sunset date of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, during a House Rules Committee hearing Thursday. Chenault said he would have preferred to find another bill or to attach the amendment to SB138...
Public testimony on HB77 extended to today removed and the committee will discuss other amendments.After deliberations, the bill would move back to the rules committee. Because of the changes since the bill passed the house, representatives will need to approve the changes. She...


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