Mike Chenault

Latest stories

1d
Juneau Empire
House begins digging into crime bill; debates to continue Tuesdayhad considered only six of the 36 amendments proposed by lawmakers. Given the
House begins digging into crime bill; debates to continue Tuesday
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
had considered only six of the 36 amendments proposed by lawmakers. Given the slow pace of progress, Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, called a temporary halt to the proceedings. Leaving the floor, Chenault said it made more sense... Read more
1d
Alaska Public
Legislature makes slow progress on criminal sentencing overhaulThe legislation draws on recommendations by the Alaska Criminal Justice Commiss
Legislature makes slow progress on criminal sentencing overhaul
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
The legislation draws on recommendations by the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission. House Speaker Nikiski Republican Mike Chenault says legislators are still trying to understand all of the changes that are being proposed to the... Read more
4d
Brandon Sun
Chenault: Panel plans to hear tax credit billLatest on legislative happenings as Alaska lawmakers continue to meet in extend
Chenault: Panel plans to hear tax credit bill
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Latest on legislative happenings as Alaska lawmakers continue to meet in extended session (all times local): House Speaker Mike Chenault says a hearing is planned on a rewrite of Gov. Bill Walker's oil and gas tax credit bill. Chenault says the... Read more
5d
Juneau Empire
Before move on budget, Legislature moves itselfthrough Sunday. Committee meetings have been scheduled for Monday. Tom Wright,
Before move on budget, Legislature moves itself
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
through Sunday. Committee meetings have been scheduled for Monday. Tom Wright, chief of staff to Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, called the new space “certainly not plush,” and Chenault added that the austerity of the Bill Ray... Read more
7d
Juneau Empire
Lawmakers likely to stay in Juneau as session continuesare held in Juneau. My preference is to stay here and just get it done,” Meyer
Lawmakers likely to stay in Juneau as session continues
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 days ago
are held in Juneau. My preference is to stay here and just get it done,” Meyer said. The Speaker of the House, Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, agreed. “I’d rather stay here because it’ll take us a lot longer to spin up (in Anchorage) than it... Read more
3 related stories
8d
KTUU Anchorage
Legislature may soon need new venue for overtime lawmaking, speaker saysin the capital city. Following a technical House floor session that lasted jus
Legislature may soon need new venue for overtime lawmaking, speaker says
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 8 days ago
in the capital city. Following a technical House floor session that lasted just a little over three minutes, House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said he is holding out hope that a deal will soon be reached on the oil and gas tax credit reform... Read more
13d
Peninsula Clarion
Agrium credit passes legislaturewas passed by the Legislature on Sunday and now awaits Gov. Bill Walker’s signa
Agrium credit passes legislature
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 13 days ago
was passed by the Legislature on Sunday and now awaits Gov. Bill Walker’s signature to become law. Introduced by Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, in February 2015, the credit was passed by the House of Representatives in April of that year. It... Read more
14d
KTUU Anchorage
Here's what has the Alaska Capitol gridlockedsent back to the rules committee when it became obvious there were not the 21 v
Here's what has the Alaska Capitol gridlocked
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 14 days ago
sent back to the rules committee when it became obvious there were not the 21 votes needed to pass the bill. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, offered this candid analysis at that moment: "I think it would have been an almost unanimous vote... Read more
14d
Alaska Public
Budget talks are quiet as Walker projects optimismMinority Leader Chris Tuck said the House majority has to decide what it wants
Budget talks are quiet as Walker projects optimism
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
Minority Leader Chris Tuck said the House majority has to decide what it wants in an oil and gas tax package. Speaker Mike Chenault sent the House bill to the Rules Committee last week. “We’re united in our side on what we want to see. But... Read more
2 related stories
15d
Alaska Public
Legislators go past the 90 day session to bring budget togetherJuneau correspondent Andrew Kitchenman joined APRN’s Lori Townsend to talk abou
Legislators go past the 90 day session to bring budget together
Alaska Public / Posted 15 days ago
Juneau correspondent Andrew Kitchenman joined APRN’s Lori Townsend to talk about about the big stumbling blocks are. Rep. Mike Chenault. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North) TOWNSEND: So, what’s the most contentious issue right now? The big holdup is... Read more
10 related stories
15d
Alaska Public
With session past scheduled end, focus is on oil and gas tax creditsHouse Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, wields the gavel during the first day o
With session past scheduled end, focus is on oil and gas tax credits
Alaska Public / Posted 15 days ago
House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, wields the gavel during the first day of the second regular session of the 29th Alaska Legislature, Jan. 19, 2016. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North.) The Legislature didn’t finish its work in time for the... Read more
2 related stories
16d
Peninsula Clarion
Legislators face overtime with big issues unresolvedinto overtime Sunday as they continued to wrestle with major issues on the sess
Legislators face overtime with big issues unresolved
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 16 days ago
into overtime Sunday as they continued to wrestle with major issues on the session’s last scheduled day. House Speaker Mike Chenault said legislative leaders planned to keep working past the voter-approved 90-day session limit in the hopes of... Read more
10 related stories
16d
KTUU Anchorage
'We just have to find that sweet spot.' Speaker discusses stalled oil & gas tax credit billSpeaker discusses stalled oil & gas tax credit bill In the final hours of the
'We just have to find that sweet spot.' Speaker discusses stalled oil & gas tax credit bill
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 16 days ago
Speaker discusses stalled oil & gas tax credit bill In the final hours of the scheduled legislative session, House Speaker Mike Chenault discusses the stalled reform of the state's oil and gas tax credit system. Channel 2's Austin Baird reports... Read more
17d
KTUU Anchorage
'No way' to avoid overtime lawmaking, senate president saysit's just a few days, but we'll have a better feel after tomorrow night." Meye
'No way' to avoid overtime lawmaking, senate president says
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 17 days ago
it's just a few days, but we'll have a better feel after tomorrow night." Meyer said he met Saturday with House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, and Gov. Bill Walker and agreed to a plan to stay in in the Capitol at least for a week or two... Read more
2 related stories
17d
Peninsula Clarion
Lawmakers assess options to wrap work as session's end loomsto the state’s oil and gas tax-credit system. A House rewrite of Walker’s credi
Lawmakers assess options to wrap work as session's end looms
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 17 days ago
to the state’s oil and gas tax-credit system. A House rewrite of Walker’s credits bill reached the floor, but Speaker Mike Chenault said he didn’t think it had the votes to pass. He sent it to the House Rules Committee to keep it alive while... Read more
10 related stories
17d
Island Packet
Lawmakers assess options to wrap work as session end loomsto the state's oil and gas tax credit system. A House rewrite of Walker's cred
Lawmakers assess options to wrap work as session end looms
Island Packet / Posted 17 days ago
to the state's oil and gas tax credit system. A House rewrite of Walker's credits bill reached the floor, but Speaker Mike Chenault said he didn't think it had the votes to pass. He sent it to the House Rules Committee to keep it alive while... Read more
10 related stories
17d
FOX 8 New Orleans
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
17d
KPLC Lake Charles
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
17d
WAVE 3 Louisville
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 17 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
17d
WIS News 10 Columbia
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
17d
WLBT 3 Jackson
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 17 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
18d
WFLX FOX 29
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
18d
KSLA-TV Shreveport
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
18d
FOX 11 Tucson
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
18d
WAFB Baton Rouge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
18d
Live 5 News Charleston
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakely Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
18d
WECT 6 Wilmington
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing tripcelebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge
Mechanicsville fishermen get big surprise on Miami fishing trip
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate his 50th birthday this week and had an unexpected surprise -- a huge shark grabbing a sailfish from their hook. Mike Chenault was accompanied by two other area realtors -- Tommy Sibiga and Blakley Smith -- said Operations Manager Chris... Read more
10 related stories
18d
Juneau Empire
On oil and gas subsidies, House commits turnoverHouse’s pass didn’t go as well. After lawmakers spent five days waiting for a
On oil and gas subsidies, House commits turnover
Juneau Empire / Posted 18 days ago
House’s pass didn’t go as well. After lawmakers spent five days waiting for a vote on House Bill 247, Speaker of the House Mike Chenault sent it back to the House Rules Committee, saying there wasn’t enough support for the measure. “I didn’t see... Read more
3 related stories
19d
Brandon Sun
Senate panel advances military code billa.m. The Alaska House has kicked back to committee a rewrite of Gov. Bill Walk
Senate panel advances military code bill
Brandon Sun / Posted 19 days ago
a.m. The Alaska House has kicked back to committee a rewrite of Gov. Bill Walker's oil and gas tax credit bill. Speaker Mike Chenault announced on the House floor Wednesday night that the bill would be sent to the House Rules Committee. Bills... Read more
19d
Juneau Empire
On oil and gas subsidies, House commits a turnoverHouse’s pass didn’t go as well. After lawmakers spent five days waiting for a
On oil and gas subsidies, House commits a turnover
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 days ago
House’s pass didn’t go as well. After lawmakers spent five days waiting for a vote on House Bill 247, Speaker of the House Mike Chenault sent it back to the House Rules Committee, saying there wasn’t enough support for the measure. “I didn’t see... Read more
3 related stories
21d
Peninsula Clarion
Debate on oil tax credits slows progress in state Househad been scheduled and it was pushed back until Tuesday. Members will meet agai
Debate on oil tax credits slows progress in state House
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 21 days ago
had been scheduled and it was pushed back until Tuesday. Members will meet again Monday to work on the bill. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said his caucus is divided and not ready to vote. Some lawmakers have said they want to see fewer... Read more
2 related stories
21d
Juneau Empire
With Legislative clock ticking, lawmakers seek Permanent Fund compromiseof the $775 million the state is expected to owe next year. “You either pay no
With Legislative clock ticking, lawmakers seek Permanent Fund compromise
Juneau Empire / Posted 21 days ago
of the $775 million the state is expected to owe next year. “You either pay now, or you pay later,” Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said last week. That puts the state in an awkward situation. As it prepares to cut millions of... Read more
14 related stories
21d
Juneau Empire
Debate on oil tax credits slows progressfloor had been scheduled and it was pushed back until today. Members met again
Debate on oil tax credits slows progress
Juneau Empire / Posted 21 days ago
floor had been scheduled and it was pushed back until today. Members met again Monday to work on the bill. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said his caucus is divided and not ready to vote. Some lawmakers have said they want to see fewer... Read more
2 related stories
22d
Alaska Public
Alaska House postpones vote on oil tax bill – againSpeaker of the House Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said he’s hearing dissent from a
Alaska House postpones vote on oil tax bill – again
Alaska Public / Posted 22 days ago
Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said he’s hearing dissent from all sides. Photo: Skip Gray/360North For the second time in two days, House lawmakers have postponed a final vote on the governor’s controversial oil tax bill. The bill... Read more
22d
Island Packet
Debate on oil tax credits slows progress in state Househad been scheduled and it was pushed back until Tuesday. Members will meet agai
Debate on oil tax credits slows progress in state House
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
had been scheduled and it was pushed back until Tuesday. Members will meet again Monday to work on the bill. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said his caucus is divided and not ready to vote. Some lawmakers have said they want to see fewer... Read more
2 related stories
22d
Juneau Empire
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurtChris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurt
Juneau Empire / Posted 22 days ago
Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only option legislators go to. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said trying to get agreement on a plan even within his own GOP-led caucus is tough. “The only thing... Read more
14 related stories
24d
Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurtChris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurt
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only option legislators go to. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said trying to get agreement on a plan even within his own GOP-led caucus is tough. "The only thing... Read more
14 related stories
24d
The Hendersonville Times-News
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurtChris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurt
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 24 days ago
Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only option legislators go to. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said trying to get agreement on a plan even within his own GOP-led caucus is tough. "The only thing... Read more
14 related stories
24d
The Lexington Dispatch
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurtChris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurt
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only option legislators go to. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said trying to get agreement on a plan even within his own GOP-led caucus is tough. "The only thing... Read more
14 related stories
24d
The Wilmington Star-News
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurtChris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurt
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only option legislators go to. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said trying to get agreement on a plan even within his own GOP-led caucus is tough. "The only thing... Read more
14 related stories
24d
Salon.com
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurtChris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only
Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurt
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, says the earnings fund should not be the first or only option legislators go to. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said trying to get agreement on a plan even within his own GOP-led caucus is tough. “The only thing... Read more
14 related stories
27d
Peninsula Clarion
Additional bill restricting Planned Parenthood in schools introducedsimilar bill from Dunleavy, SB 89, passed the Senate and advanced from Keller’s
Additional bill restricting Planned Parenthood in schools introduced
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 27 days ago
similar bill from Dunleavy, SB 89, passed the Senate and advanced from Keller’s committee in the House. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, also referred it to the House Health and Social Services Committee, which will hear Dunleavy’s bill... Read more
2 related stories
29d
Juneau Empire
Lawmakers to tackle budget, crime bill, daylight timemeetings Wednesday and Thursday. The Legislature also still needs to finalize
Lawmakers to tackle budget, crime bill, daylight time
Juneau Empire / Posted 29 days ago
meetings Wednesday and Thursday. The Legislature also still needs to finalize the state operating budget. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said negotiators to hash out differences between the House and Senate versions of the budget likely... Read more
m
Alaska Public
At low prices, North Slope production taxes could drop to zerodidn’t see this coming. “I don’t believe that we really talked a lot about wha
At low prices, North Slope production taxes could drop to zero
Alaska Public / Posted 1 months ago
didn’t see this coming. “I don’t believe that we really talked a lot about what happens at low prices,” said House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski. “Because I don’t believe anyone thought that we would be at $30 a barrel oil.” Gov. Bill Walker... Read more

People in this news