Cowdery steps down as chariman of the Legislative Council

Anchorage Republican Senator John Cowdery – under federal indictment on conspiracy and corruption charges – today resigned his powerful position as chairman of the Legislative Council.  He retains his elected position as a member of the Senate majority.  Juneau Democrat Kim Elton takes over the chair – and Cowdery retains his membership on the council.

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau

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