SENATE
DENNIS EGAN
26th-30th Legislature (2009 -2018)

Senator Dennis Egan

District: B
Party: Democrat

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Juneau Senator Dennis Egan
hails from the capital city he now serves. Born in 1947, he
graduated from Juneau Douglas High School in 1965. His
father, Bill Egan, was Alaska’s first governor. Dennis
graduated in 1967 from radio operation engineering school
and was a U.S. Army radio communications school honor
graduate. He put those skills to work serving in the Alaska
Army National Guard 910th Engineer Company from 1967-1974.
Named Alaska broadcaster of the year in 1990 and inducted
into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2001, he has over 30
years on the Alaska Broadcasters Association board. Dennis
was president and general manager of Alaska-Juneau
Communications, Inc. since 1986. As host of KINY-AM’s
"Problem Corner," he may be the only Alaska politician who
has as many voters recognize his voice as his name.

 


Serving the Capital City is
nothing new to Sen. Egan. He’s been mayor, an assembly
member, deputy mayor and planning commissioner. He’s served
on the boards of directors of the Juneau Chamber of
Commerce, AK Municipal League, and Southeast Conference.

 


His civic involvement has been
as dynamic as his radio and political career. Dennis
currently serves on the boards of the Alaska Committee and
Juneau Jazz & Classics, and is a member of Juneau Rotary,
the Salvation Army Advisory board, and the U.S. District
Court Merit Selection Panel. He is a member of Ducks
Unlimited. Past involvement includes membership on the
Junior Acheivement Hall of Fame selection committee,
Communication Chair Golden North Salmon Derby, Elks 420,
June Yacht Club, and the St. Jude Center board member. He
was a volunteer firefighter for 12 years (1969-1981).

 


Dennis married Linda in 1969.
They live on Douglas Island and have two adult daughters,
Jill and Leslie.

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 3 FUNDING FOR SCHOOL MEALS SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, ELLIS, DAVIS, EGAN, FRENCH, KOOKESH, MCGUIRE, MENARD, PASKVAN, THOMAS
(H) FIN 03/07/2011
SB 5 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY SENATORS DAVIS, EGAN, ELLIS, FRENCH, WIELECHOWSKI
(S) RLS 03/23/2012
SB 69 POLITICAL ACTIVITY BY CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE SENATOR EGAN
(S) STA 01/26/2011
SB 92 DENTISTS/DENTAL HYGIENISTS/ASSISTANTS SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 53 SLA 12 05/31/2012
SB 95 FRANK PALMER AUKE BAY FERRY TERMINAL SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 18 SLA 11 06/08/2011
SB 121 TEACHERS & PUB EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS SENATOR EGAN
(H) L&C 04/15/2012
SB 138 THIRD-PARTY CHARGES ON TELEPHONE BILLS SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, DAVIS, EGAN
(S) RLS 04/02/2012
SB 148 GAS PIPELINE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, EGAN, ELLIS, FRENCH, DAVIS, KOOKESH
(S) RES 03/02/2012
SB 158 REAL ESTATE SALES LICENSEES SENATOR EGAN
(S) RLS 02/10/2012
SB 202 RESUSCITATION PROTOCOL DOCUMENTS SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 40 SLA 12 05/24/2012
SCR 9 TAKU RIVER TASK FORCE SENATOR EGAN
(S) RES 03/28/2011



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 16 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS/INCOME ALLOWANCES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 6 SLA 11 05/02/2011
HB 28 OCC. LICENSES: TEMPORARY/FEES/PAWNBROKERS REPRESENTATIVES THOMAS, HERRON, FEIGE
CHAPTER 25 SLA 11 06/27/2011
HB 60 GEODUCK AQUATIC FARMING/SEED TRANSFER REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 56 SLA 12 06/06/2012
HB 65 SENIOR CITIZEN HOUSING DEV. FUND GRANTS REPRESENTATIVES EDGMON, HERRON, FOSTER, JOULE
CHAPTER 8 SLA 12 04/24/2012
HB 98 HANDLING OF STATE FLAG REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 11 04/28/2011
HB 129 DECEASED VETERAN DEATH CERTIFICATE REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 69 SLA 12 06/18/2012
HB 180 VETERAN DESIGNATION ON DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(S) FIN 04/06/2012
HB 196 BULK FUEL LOANS/POWER PROJECT FUND REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 46 SLA 12 05/28/2012
HB 214 WALTER L. KUBLEY KETCHIKAN FERRY TERMINAL REPRESENTATIVE JOHANSEN
CHAPTER 17 SLA 11 06/08/2011
HB 224 SALES OF NICOTINE PRODUCTS TO MINOR REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 43 SLA 12 05/24/2012
HB 247 ALASKA NATIONAL GUARD DAY REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, THOMPSON, SADDLER
CHAPTER 10 SLA 12 04/30/2012
HB 250 RENEWABLE ENERGY GRANT FUND REPRESENTATIVES THOMAS, P.WILSON, MILLETT
CHAPTER 12 SLA 12 05/02/2012
HB 264 MUNI PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL: SUBDIVISIONS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 282 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 298 EXEMPTIONS FROM MINING TAX REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 28 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 301 BOATING REGULATION: SUNSET/ENFORCEMENT REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 31 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 310 STATE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
CHAPTER 24 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HCR 3 SENIOR CITIZEN PROTECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 07/19/2011
HCR 5 VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 07/19/2011
HCR 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 07/19/2011
HCR 7 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 07/19/2011
HCR 8 TSA SCREENING PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 07/19/2011
HJR 9 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 07/19/2011
HJR 11 OPPOSING ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 07/19/2011
HJR 27 RELOCATE COASTAL VILLAGES REGION FUND REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 07/19/2011
HJR 29 BLM LEGACY OIL WELL CLEAN UP/AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 09/12/2012
HJR 34 COAST GUARD ICEBREAKERS & ARCTIC BASE REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 08/08/2012
SB 13 LOWER PARK FEE FOR DISABLED VETERANS SENATOR FRENCH
(H) FIN 04/12/2012
SB 15 SEX OFFENDER/UNDERAGE ALCOHOL OFFENSE SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 21 SLA 11 06/23/2011
SB 23 TAX/CREDIT:FILM/OIL & GAS/GAS STOR./CORP. SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 12 05/30/2012
SB 25 AIDEA: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY/ INTEREST RATE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 60 SLA 12 06/12/2012
SB 30 RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 3 SLA 12 03/21/2012
SB 33 DISPOSITION OF SERVICE MEMBERS' REMAINS SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, PASKVAN, COGHILL
CHAPTER 1 SLA 11 03/11/2011
SB 38 POLICE & FIREFIGHTER DEATH BENEFITS SENATOR MEYER
(S) FIN 02/16/2011
SB 74 AUTISM: INS. COVERAGE, TASK FORCE SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 63 SLA 12 06/27/2012
SB 87 GRANTS FOR SENIORS' MEDICAL CARE SENATOR FRENCH
(H) L&C 04/08/2011
SB 94 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG SENATOR DAVIS
(H) JUD 04/15/2011
SB 98 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION FOR ID SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) JUD 04/12/2012
SB 101 ENTITY TRANSACTIONS ACT SENATOR PASKVAN
(H) L&C 04/11/2011
SB 104 MANUFACT'D HOMES AS REAL PROP.;MUNI TAXES SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 64 SLA 12 06/12/2012
SB 123 ALASKA MINING DAY SENATOR GIESSEL
(S) RLS 03/16/2012
SB 125 MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSACTIONS SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 50 SLA 12 05/29/2012
SB 127 FETAL ALCOHOL DISORDERS AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 7 SLA 12 04/24/2012
SB 130 ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGE COUNCIL SENATOR OLSON
CHAPTER 48 SLA 12 05/28/2012
SB 135 CRIME VICTIMS/ADVOCATE/DA/PD/CONTINUANCES SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 72 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SB 136 VETERANS DRIVERS LICENSE, TAX CREDIT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
CHAPTER 68 SLA 12 06/18/2012
SB 137 SUICIDE AWARENESS & PREVENTION TRAINING SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 34 SLA 12 05/23/2012
SB 140 CATHINONE BATH SALTS SENATORS MEYER, GIESSEL, OLSON
CHAPTER 57 SLA 12 06/06/2012
SB 150 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) MLV 02/06/2012
SB 151 FETAL ALCOHOL SPEC. DISORDER AS MITIGATOR SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 54 SLA 12 06/21/2012
SB 159 SUSITNA STATE FOREST/TONGASS FOREST SENATOR MENARD
(H) RES 04/12/2012
SB 174 OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY JOB NOTIFICATIONS SENATOR FRENCH
(S) FIN 02/29/2012
SB 183 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION/MILITARY WIDOW(ER) SENATOR DAVIS
(S) CRA 01/30/2012
SB 199 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FUNDING FACTOR SENATOR MEYER
(H) FIN 03/26/2012
SB 203 ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM & VOUCHERS SENATOR THOMAS
(H) L&C 04/10/2012
SB 206 INTERSTATE MINING COMPACT & COMMISSION SENATOR GIESSEL
(S) FIN 04/10/2012
SB 210 CRIMES/SENTENCING/PAROLE/VICTIMS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 70 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SCR 7 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS DAY SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 07/19/2011
SCR 11 WALTER HICKEL DAY OF THE ARCTIC SENATOR FRENCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 08/08/2012
SCR 18 RAOUL WALLENBERG REMEMBRANCE DAY SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 33 08/08/2012
SCR 20 DECORATION OF HONOR SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 08/08/2012
SJR 13 AMEND U.S. CONST RE CAMPAIGN MONEY SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) JUD 03/23/2012
SJR 14 MILITARY PERSONNEL CUTS & BASE CLOSURES SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) RLS 03/28/2012
SJR 15 COAST GUARD ICEBREAKERS & ARCTIC BASE SENATOR OLSON
(S) RLS 02/29/2012
SJR 16 MILITARY PENSIONS SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) RLS 04/06/2012
SJR 17 ARCTIC COUNCIL TASK FORCE SENATOR MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 03/19/2012
SR 2 URGING FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE SENATOR KOOKESH
SENATE RESOLVE 2 02/23/2011

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