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John Coghill

Republican — Senator — A
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John Coghill represents Senate District A in the Alaska Senate, is a member of 10 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 71 bills.

1998 31507.2
2000 18911.0
2002 15263.83
2004 17492.0
2006 31954.97
2008 19188.28
2010 13910.0
2012 75389.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Session Office:

    State Capitol Room 119
    Juneau AK, 99801
    Phone: 907-465-3719
    Fax: 907-465-3258
  • Interim Office:

    1292 Sadler Way Suite 340
    Fairbanks AK, 99701
    Phone: 907-451-2157
  • Senator.John.Coghill@akleg.gov



News and Blog Coverage

Gov signs 'medically necessary' abortion bill

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell signed into law Thursday a bill to legally define the term “medically necessary” in relation to abortion funding criteria. Supporters say the bill is not related to the pro-life vs. pro-choice debate but is an issue about how abortions are funded under Medicaid. “We are simply ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SB 198

    "An Act setting the fee for medical treatment or services performed outside the state under the Alaska Workers' Compensation Act, requiring a provider of medical treatment or services under the Alaska Workers' Compensation Act to submit bills for treatment or services to employers within 180 days after the date the treatment or services are rendered, and limiting the time for appealing an employer's denial or reduction of a bill; and providing for an effective date."

  • SB 204

    "An Act relating to crisis intervention training for school personnel; and relating to restraint, escort, and seclusion of students in public schools."

  • SB 203

    "An Act relating to an interstate compact on a balanced federal budget."

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  • SB 200

    "An Act relating to an action for the death of an unborn child in certain circumstances."

  • SJR 26

    Recognizing June 14, 2014, as the 60th anniversary of the first recital of the United States Pledge of Allegiance with the words "under God."

  • SB 187

    "An Act relating to the crime of misconduct involving confidential information in the first degree; amending Rule 16, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; amending Rule 8, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules; and providing for an effective date."

Recent Votes

HCR 34

Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 99, relating to the Alaska Industrial ...

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 1995.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 15.0
HB 369

Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 630.0
•••No: 1365.0
•••Other: 15.0
HB 293

Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 293(STA) "An Act relating to motor vehicle registration plates; relating to special registration plates for firefighters and emergency medical service providers; and providing for ...

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 1995.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 15.0
HB 378

Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 378(FIN) "An Act relating to motor vehicle registration; relating to drivers' licenses; relating to instruction permits; relating to commercial motor vehicles ...

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 1890.0
•••No: 15.0
•••Other: 15.0
HB 357

Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 357 "An Act relating to the purchase of alcoholic beverages at a club and to access by certain persons under 21 years of age to a ...

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 1995.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 15.0
HB 305

Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 305(FIN) "An Act relating to the records of metal scrappers; repealing the requirement that a junk dealer or metal scrapper obtain a license; and ...

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 1890.0
•••No: 15.0
•••Other: 15.0
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