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John Coghill

Republican — Senator — B
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John Coghill represents Senate District B in the Alaska Senate, is a member of 14 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 94 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.

  • Capitol Office:

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

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



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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SJR 301

    Opposing the recent decisions to cancel future lease sales in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas and to deny the suspension of Shell and Statoil's leases; urging the United States Department of the Interior to continue to promote oil exploration in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas; urging the United States Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to reconsider and approve requests from Shell and Statoil for lease suspensions in the Chukchi Sea Planning Area and Beaufort Sea Planning Area; urging the Alaska Congressional delegation to continue its efforts to achieve consistent and equitable outer continental shelf revenue sharing for the state; urging the United States Congress to provide a means for equitable outer continental shelf revenue sharing across all coastal oil and gas producing states to ensure the states develop necessary infrastructure to support outer continental shelf development and preserve environmental integrity; and urging the ongoing efforts to develop offshore oil and gas in the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf.

  • SB 117

    An Act relating to a tribal court diversion program for certain offenses; and relating to exemption of and levy on permanent fund dividends.

  • SJR 17

    Requesting the United States Congress to exempt Alaska from the United States built requirement of the Jones Act for large ocean-going ships.

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  • SB 89

    An Act relating to a parent's right to direct the education of a child; and relating to questionnaires administered in schools.

  • SB 91

    An Act relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to controlled substances; relating to probation; relating to sentencing; establishing a pretrial services program with pretrial services officers in the Department of Corrections; relating to permanent fund dividends; relating to electronic monitoring; relating to penalties for violations of municipal ordinances; relating to parole; relating to correctional restitution centers; relating to community work service; relating to revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or restoration of a driver's license; relating to the disqualification of persons convicted of certain felony drug offenses from participation in the food stamp and temporary assistance programs; relating to the duties of the commissioner of corrections; amending Rules 6, 32, 32.1, 38, 41, and 43, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, and repealing Rules 41(d) and (e), Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective date.

  • SCR 6

    Proclaiming April 2015 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Recent Votes

SB 157

Shall SENATE BILL NO. 157 "An Act defining arcade-style amusement devices" pass the Senate?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 20100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 11

Shall CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 11(JUD) am(efd am S) "An Act restricting the publication of certain records of criminal cases on a publicly available Internet website; ...

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1995.0
•••No: 15.0
•••Other: 00.0
SR 301

Shall the resolution be taken from the Secretary's desk?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1575.0
•••No: 315.0
•••Other: 210.0
SR 301

Shall SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 301 Urging the state, the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc., and ExxonMobil Alaska Production Inc. to continue to honor the ...

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1680.0
•••No: 210.0
•••Other: 210.0
SJR 301

Shall CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 301(RES) am Opposing the recent decisions to cancel future lease sales in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas and to deny the suspension of ...

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1575.0
•••No: 315.0
•••Other: 210.0
SJR 301

Shall Amendment to Amendment No. 1 be adopted?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1260.0
•••No: 630.0
•••Other: 210.0
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