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Representative Craig Johnson  R-24, Anchorage

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 216
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-4993
Fax: 907-465-3872

Interim Info:

716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: 907-269-0200
Fax: 907-269-0204
Toll Free: 866-465-4993

Elected to the House:

2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014

Leadership Positions:

Rules Chair: 2011 - present

Office Staff

Debra Higgins
Rules Committee Aide
907-465-3764
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-269-0200
Anchorage: May-Dec
Sharon Busch
Legislative Aide
907-465-4993
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Robert Ervine
907-465-4993
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-269-0200
Anchorage: May-Dec

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
November 22, 1953
Kermit, Texas
Residency:
Alaska Resident since 1978
Southwest Anchorage: 1991 - present
Occupation:
Businessman
Family:
Wife: Naney
Children: Erin, Jenna
Grand-Children: Grace
Education:
Northeast Oklahoma A&M: 1973-1975
Oklahoma State University: 1975-1977
Alaska State House of Representatives:
Chair Rules Committee: 2011 - present
Co-Chair, Resources Committee: 2007 - 2010
Vice-chair, Labor & Commerce Committee: 2010 - present
Vice-chair, Transportation Committee: 2009 - present
Member Committee on Committees: 2010 - present
Member Fisheries Special Committee: 2007 - present
Member Legislative Council: 2010 - present
Member, Rules Committee: 2007 - present
Member, State Affairs Committee: 2007 - 2010
Member, Transportation Committee: 2007 - present
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Member, Administration: 2007 - present
   - Member, Corrections: 2007 - 2010
   - Court System: 2010 - present
   - Member, Fish & Game: 2007 - 2010
   - Member, Governor: 2010 - present
   - Member, Legislature: 2010 - present
   - Member, Natural Resources: 2007 - 2010
Vice-Chair, Alaska Legislative Outdoor Heritage Caucus 2007 - 2010; Co-Chair 2011
House Appointee, Parks Bail Advisory Committee 2007 - present
Other Political and Government Positions:
Council of State Governments West - (CSG West)
   - Chair: 2013 - present
   - Member of Executive Committee
   - Water and Public Lands Committee, Vice Chair, 2009 - 2010; Chair 2010
   - Energy and Environment Committee
National Council of State Legislatures - (NCSL)
   - Agriculture, Environment and Energy Committee,
   - Labor and Workforce & Development Committee
Pacific NorthWest Economic Region - (PNWER)
   - Legislative Academy Alumni
   - Legislative Energy Chair's Task Force
Energy Council - Member of Executive Committee: 2009 - 2010
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation: 2007 - 2010
Business and Professional Positions:
Former General Manager, Alaska Publications;
Former Marketing Director, MarkAir;
Former General Manager, Alaska Journal of Commerce and Alaska Military Weekly
Former Small Business Owner
VP/GM, KYMG Radio
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Bayshore Klatt Community Council Member
Anchorage International Rotary (past member)
Chamber of Commerce Military Committee (past member)
Better Business Bureau, Board of Directors (past director)
Special Interests:
Family, Boating, Golf, Fishing and enjoys Alaska's great outdoors

Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 35 - March 27: Great Alaska Earthquake Day
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act establishing March 27 as Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.

Version: CSHB 35(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-02-23



HB 43 - Jan 9: AK Law Enforcement Officers' Day
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn, Rep. Talerico, Rep. Vazquez, Rep. Wool, Rep. Claman

An Act establishing Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day.

Version: CSHB 43(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-02-23



HB 56 - Alaska Firefighters' Day
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn, Rep. Matt Claman

An Act establishing Alaska Firefighters' Day.

Status: Transmitted To (S) : 2015-03-02



HB 93 - Probation And Parole: Work, Travel Accom.
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act relating to the duties of probation officers; and relating to conditions of parole.

Version: CSHB 93(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-03-02



HB 115 - AK Sovereignty;us Transfer Land To Alaska
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act relating to the transfer of public land from the federal government to the state and to the disposal of that land; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) RES : 2015-02-18



HB 132 - Agdc Support Of Natural Gas Projects
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act relating to the support of the Alaska liquefied natural gas project by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation.

Status: (H) RES : 2015-03-02



HCR 2 - Jan 24
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

Designating January 24 - 30, 2016, as Alaska School Choice Week.

Version: CSHCR 2(EDC)
Status: (S) EDC : 2015-02-25



HJR 7 - Oppose Aleutian National Marine Sanctuary
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

Opposing the proposed designation of an Aleutian Islands National Marine Sanctuary.

Status: (H) RLS : 2015-03-02



HJR 9 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing; Related Issues
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. David Talerico

Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development; urging the United States Department of the Interior to recognize the private property rights of owners of land in and adjacent to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; relating to oil and gas exploration, development, production, and royalties; and relating to renewable and alternative energy technologies.

Version: SCS HJR 9(RES)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2015-02-27



HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness Designation
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak

Opposing the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; opposing attempts by President Obama to alter management of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal based on the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan or accompanying Environmental Impact Statement; and encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal that does not open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.

Version: SCS CSHJR 10(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-02



HJR 13 - Retain Army Forces In Alaska
Sponsored by Rep. Lora Reinbold

Urging the United States Department of the Army to maintain and strengthen the current level of its combat-capable structure in the state and not to reduce personnel at Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Version: SCS CSHJR 13(STA)
Status: Await (H) Concurrence : 2015-03-02


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