Alaska Senator John Cowdery pleads guilty to conspiracy

Alaska State Senator John Cowdery was in federal court this morning changing his plea. The three-term senator pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in exchange for having a bribery charge against him dropped. Cowdery was accused of conspiring with VECO executives during legislative debate over oil taxes in 2006.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

Download Audio (MP3)