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|DATE OF BIRTH:||August 29, 1954|
|PLACE OF BIRTH:||Anchorage, Alaska|
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
|OCCUPATION:||Attorney, Labor Relations, Construction|
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY
IN ALASKA: 43 years
Dimond High School, 1969-72. University of Oregon, 1972-76, B.S. Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa. University of Washington Law School, 1976-79, Law Degree.
POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Alaska Senate, 1993-present. Co-Chair, Anchorage Caucus, 1997-present. Senate Finance Committee, 1995-present. Alaska House of Representatives, 1987-92. Chair: Judiciary Committee, 1991-92; Labor and Commerce Committee, 1987-91.
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Alaska Bar Association, 1979-present. Construction Laborers #341, 1974-present: Member, fomer Financial Auditor.
SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Anchorage Waterways Council, Anchorage School District Curriculum Committee, Alaska Juvenile Justice Committee, Mensa, former Volunteer Fireman, NRA (life member)
Hunting, fishing, softball, bicycling
NRA Defender of Freedom Award, 1994. Alaska Outdoors Council Sportsman Legislator of the Year, 1989. Victims for Justice Service Award. Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Award: 1991, 1992. Alaska Public Radio Service Award. Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Neighborhood Support Award.
Being born and raised in Anchorage, it's been an
honor to serve my hometown in the State Senate. I ask for your
vote to continue serving you with strong pro-Anchorage leadership.
I have authored over 50 pieces of legislation that have become law.
I co-sponsored and voted for ethics legislation. I voted against
legislative pay raises. I've voted for over $190 million in budget
reductions and against excessive state budgets. I opposed tax
increases on Alaskans. As Co-Chair of the Anchorage Caucus, I've
been a leader in the fight for increased state education and road
funding for Anchorage.
A partial list of laws I have authored includes: