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Senate Makes New Committee Assignments


New Senators Egan, Coghill get seats

(ANCHORAGE) – Oct. 23, 2009. Senate President Gary Stevens (R-Kodiak) today announced new committee assignments in the State Senate.

Newly appointed Senator-designate John Coghill (R-North Pole) will sit as a member of the Judiciary Committee and the Ethics Committee.

Senator Dennis Egan (D-Juneau), who was sworn in in April, will take a position on the Legislative Council.  He takes the seat vacated by his predecessor, Senator Kim Elton.

Finally, Senator Fred Dyson (R-Anchorage) was named as a member of the Joint Armed Services Committee

Coghill is scheduled to be sworn into office by Governor Parnell or Lieutenant Governor Campbell early next week.

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