Senate Bipartisan Working Group Announces Leadership Positions
Anchorage, AK - The Senate Bipartisan Working Group today announced the following leadership roster for the 27th Alaska Legislature, scheduled to convene in the Capitol on Tuesday, January 18, 2011.
· President Senator Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak
· Majority Leader Senator Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage
· Rules Chairman Senator Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage
· Finance Co-Chair Senator Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel
· Finance Co-Chair Senator Bert Stedman, R-Sitka
Senator Stevens released the following statement:
“It is a pleasure to announce the Senate leadership structure for the upcoming Legislature, and to note that we expect a seamless transition from the current organization to the new one. We believe that our effectiveness as a bipartisan organization, working on behalf of all Alaskans toward goals that are in the best interest of our state, was proven over the past two years. I look forward to a continued productive relationship among all members of the Senate, and am honored that members have placed their trust in me to serve as President once again.”
Stevens said that the remainder of the bipartisan organization will be announced after it has been finalized.