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Lawmakers plan work on marijuana bills over interim

...LeDoux said her preference is to remove marijuana from that list, but some committee members want it on there.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said lawmakers will also work over the interim on a bill addressing how municipalities...
Governor suggests bills to work on during budget talks

...R-Nikiski, said he did not see it as being part of the package of legislation to be passed before adjournment.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he doesn't think the Interior energy bill, which Walker has called a must-have...
Legislature hits overtime on budget; special session eyed another location is a fiscal issue for him. But he said he would discuss that with legislative leadership.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he thinks Walker could get "another handful of people supporting him" on...
Board to meet on possible emergency pot regulation

...until Feb. 24.Lawmakers have been working on legislation to update state laws in line with the initiative, but Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he didn't see a bill passing both houses by Feb. 24. A rewrite of a bill...
Bob Franken: John, Mitch, Barack and Charlie

...shrinking territory down the Pennsylvania Avenue no-man's-land that ends at the White House. The new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell even offered a rationale for cooperation, telling The Washington Post that his party has something...
Rich Lowry: The Kochs ride again

...announcement is that they didn't nail a nice, round $1 billion as the most eloquent possible rejoinder to erstwhile Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's campaign of vilification last year. For all that campaign reformers hate the Kochs, the brothers...
Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill yes. If you believe President Obama's amnesty is consistent with the Constitution, vote no," he said.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rebutted instantly, saying Cruz was "wrong, wrong, wrong on several counts," and even Republicans...
GOP takeover: Republicans surge to Senate control

...with bipartisan support but were never even brought to a vote by the outgoing Senate majority."Said outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, " The message from voters is clear: They want us to work together."Legislation to...
Walker calls on Alaskans to pull together

...2018.Leaders of the Republican-led House and Senate majorities lamented the lack of specifics in the speech. Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said the speech sounded a lot like campaign rhetoric.
Sullivan defeats Begich in Alaska Senate race

...Sullivan said he didn't want to rehash the campaign. But he said clout only goes so far where there is a Senate majority leader and administration uninterested in allowing Alaskans to seize the opportunities in their state. Murkowski herself...


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