23rd-27th Legislature (2003 -2012)

SENATE
THOMAS WAGONER





Senator Thomas Wagoner
District: Q
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2003-2012 Senator

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Date/Place of Birth:
September 19, 1942
Pylesville, Maryland

Residency in Alaska:
Kenai: 1969 - present

Occupation:
Small Businessman
Commercial Fisherman
Salt Water Charter Captain

Family:
Wife - Dorothy
Two Children - Dawn and Denise

Education:
Pomeroy High School: Graduated - 1960
Eastern Washington University:
1966 - BA Technical Design
1969 - B.A. Education
University of Alaska Anchorage:
1980 - M.A. Education Administration

Alaska State Senate:
2003 - present
Chair, Community & Regional Affairs Committee, 2003
Chair, Resources Committee: 2005 - 2006
Co-Chair, Transportation Committee: 2004
Vice-Chair, Community & Regional Affairs Committee:
2004
Vice-Chair, Resources Committee: 2003 - 2004
Vice-Chair: State Affairs Committee: 2005 - 2006
Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2005 - present
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003, 2004 - 2006
Transporation Committee: 2003
World Trade & State Federal Relations: 2005 - present
Finance Subcommittees:
- Court System: 2003 - 2004
- Fish & Game: 2003 - 2004
- Labor and Workforce Development:
2005 - present
- Law: 2003 - 2004
- Natural Resources: 2003 - present
- Public Safety: 2003 - 2004
- Revenue: 2005 - present

- Transportation & Public Facilities: 2003 - 2004

Other Political and Government Positions:
Former Mayor, City of Kenai
Former Member, Kenai City Council
Alaska Post Secondary Committee
Alaska Student Loan Corporation.

Business and Professional Positions:
Commercial Fisherman
Owner, Wagoner’s Seamless Flooring: 1967 - 1968
Owner, Wagoner’s Flooring: 1971 - 1975
Owner, Peninsula Flooring Center: 1986 - 1993
Kenai Peninsula Community College, Kenai
- Former Education Coordinator
- Business Manager/Budget Officer
- Dean of Vocational Education
- Dean of Instruction
Member/Former President, Kenai Chamber of
Commerce.

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Charter Member, Kenai Rotary Club

Special Interests:
Lapidary Arts, Golf, Sport Fishing

Legislative Service:

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 26 POWER COST REDUCTION/ENERGY COUNCIL SENATOR WAGONER
(S) ENE 01/21/2009
SB 290 TAX CREDIT TO DRILL WELLS IN COOK INLET SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 02/22/2010
SR 10 DOMESTIC NATURAL GAS & ALT. ENERGY SENATOR WAGONER
SENATE RESOLVE 7 08/03/2010



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 20 FISHERIES LOANS:ENERGY EFFICIENCY/AMOUNT REPRESENTATIVES EDGMON, BUCH
CHAPTER 120 SLA 10 08/19/2010
HB 24 PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE FOR VETERANS REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, GATTO, LYNN
CHAPTER 45 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 35 NOTICE & CONSENT FOR MINOR'S ABORTION REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) HSS 04/03/2009
HB 50 LIMIT OVERTIME FOR REGISTERED NURSES REPRESENTATIVES P.WILSON, GARA, TUCK, PETERSEN, LYNN, SEATON, GATTO, CISSNA, MUNOZ, GARDNER
CHAPTER 118 SLA 10 07/07/2010
HB 93 DO NOT CALL REGISTRY--MOBILE/CELL PHONES REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 32 SLA 09 06/16/2009
HB 114 STATE TRANS FACILITY FOR EMERGENCY AID REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 40 SLA 10 06/02/2010
HB 123 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 43 SLA 09 06/20/2009
HB 137 COMPACT: EDUCATION OF MILITARY CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 10 SLA 09 05/15/2009
HB 151 USE, REGULATION, AND OPERATION OF BOATS REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
CHAPTER 19 SLA 09 05/20/2009
HB 168 TRAUMA CARE CENTERS/FUND REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 98 SLA 10 06/21/2010
HB 177 MARINE & MOTORIZED RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 28 SLA 09 05/25/2009
HB 186 AK FIREARMS EXEMPT FROM FED. REGULATION REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 23 SLA 10 05/27/2010
HB 210 IZEMBEK STATE GAME REFUGE LAND EXCHANGE REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 119 SLA 10 08/19/2010
HB 274 ESTABLISHING PURPLE HEART DAY REPRESENTATIVES DAHLSTROM, GARDNER, BUCH, KELLER, PETERSEN, LYNN, GATTO, TUCK, DOOGAN, THOMAS, HAWKER, GUTTENBERG, RAMRAS, FAIRCLOUGH, JOHNSON, MILLETT, HERRON
CHAPTER 2 SLA 10 03/22/2010
HB 280 NATURAL GAS: STORAGE/ TAX CREDITS REPRESENTATIVES HAWKER, CHENAULT
CHAPTER 16 SLA 10 05/12/2010
HB 307 SEXUAL ASSAULT PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
CHAPTER 4 SLA 10 03/31/2010
HB 319 CONCEALED HANDGUNS/ FED FIREMARMS FORMS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 24 SLA 10 05/27/2010
HB 334 MILITARY DEPLOYMENT AND CHILD CUSTODY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 44 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HCR 2 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 08/03/2010
HCR 3 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 4 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 5 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 7 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 06/02/2009
HCR 16 PROCLAIMING SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE DAY REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 06/08/2009
HCR 20 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 04/13/2010
HJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 07/29/2009
HJR 10 VETERANS' HEALTH CARE REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 05/25/2009
HJR 16 DISABLED VETERANS PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 06/04/2010
HJR 18 OPPOSING ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 07/29/2009
HJR 19 OIL TANKER ESCORT VESSELS/OIL SPILL ANNIV REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 07/13/2009
HJR 25 HYDROELECTRIC POWER; RENEWABLE ENERGY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 07/22/2009
HJR 26 STATEHOOD/ANCSA LAND SURVEY FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 66 08/03/2010
HJR 27 STATE SOVEREIGNTY REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 07/10/2009
HJR 40 COOK INLET/KACHEMAK BELUGA POPULATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 08/03/2010
HJR 45 OPPOSE FEDERAL CAP AND TRADE LEGISLATION REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 67 08/03/2010
HJR 49 OPPOSING EPA CLEAN AIR ACT REGULATIONS REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 70 08/03/2010
SB 43 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG SENATOR MENARD
(H) RLS 04/15/2010
SB 45 VETERANS' CEMETERY/FUND/PLATES/PREFERENCE SENATORS HUGGINS, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 21 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 57 CHARTER/ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL FUNDING SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 09 05/15/2009
SB 106 REJECT RECOMMENDATION OF COMP. COMMISSION SENATOR BUNDE
(S) FIN 03/27/2009
SB 110 PRESERVATION OF EVIDENCE/DNA I.D. SYSTEM SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 20 SLA 10 05/14/2010
SB 133 ELECTRONIC HEALTH INFO EXCHANGE SYSTEM SENATOR PASKVAN
CHAPTER 24 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 138 TAX CREDIT FOR STATE TOURISM PROGRAM SENATOR MEYER
(S) FIN 03/20/2009
SB 163 FISHERMEN'S FUND SENATOR PASKVAN
CHAPTER 103 SLA 10 06/25/2010
SB 171 PERM. FUND DIV. FOR DECEASED/CONTRIBUTION SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 22 SLA 10 05/27/2010
SB 199 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR DENTURES SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 60 SLA 10 06/09/2010
SB 243 GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE:ROYALTY/PERMIT/FEE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 38 SLA 10 06/02/2010
SB 257 YOUTH COURTS AND CRIMINAL FINES SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 110 SLA 10 06/28/2010
SB 266 VIOLENT CRIMES EMERGENCY COMPENSATION SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 99 SLA 10 06/21/2010
SCR 13 SUPPORTING SENIOR CAREGIVERS SENATOR BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 06/17/2010
SJR 3 FIREARMS IN NATIONAL PARK SENATOR THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 07/09/2009
SJR 10 SUPPORT S. 371-CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROC. SENATOR THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 07/10/2009
SJR 12 BYPASS MAIL RATE INCREASE SENATOR OLSON
(S) CRA 03/11/2009
SJR 14 EXEMPTION FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RES 03/13/2009
SJR 16 OFFSHORE OIL & GAS REVENUE SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 07/23/2009
SJR 17 DESIGNATING 2009 AS THE YEAR OF ARMY NCO SENATOR HUGGINS
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 06/17/2009
SJR 20 STATE SOVEREIGNTY SENATOR HUGGINS
(S) RES 04/07/2009
SJR 25 OPPOSING S. 1535--LIMIT ON AERIAL HUNTING SENATOR BUNDE
(S) RES 01/19/2010
SJR 27 FED. FUNDING: DOMESTIC SEAFOOD MARKETING SENATOR EGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 06/25/2010
SR 6 OPPOSE TSA SECURITY RULE SENATOR THERRIAULT
SENATE RESOLVE 4 03/09/2009

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