SENATE
THOMAS WAGONER
23rd-27th Legislature (2003 -2012)

Senator Thomas Wagoner

District: Q
Party: Republican

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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:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 20 PERSONAL USE FISHERY PERMITS & FUND SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 01/19/2011
SB 85 TAX CREDIT FOR NEW OIL & GAS DEVELOPMENT SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 02/07/2011
SB 124 O & G PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT FOR ROADS SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 04/11/2011
SB 145 OIL/GAS PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS: NENANA SENATORS WAGONER, COGHILL
(S) FIN 04/04/2012
SB 176 EXEMPTIONS FROM MINING TAX SENATOR WAGONER
(S) FIN 02/22/2012
SB 177 COOK INLET OIL AND GAS TAX CREDIT SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 01/27/2012
SJR 7 URGING US TO RATIFY LAW OF THE SEA TREATY SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 03/01/2011
SR 3 BYCATCH LIMITS IN NPFMC GROUNDFISH PLAN SENATOR WAGONER
SENATE RESOLVE 3 07/19/2011



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 80 SELF DEFENSE REPRESENTATIVES NEUMAN, FEIGE, LYNN, COSTELLO
(S) FIN 03/23/2012
HB 98 HANDLING OF STATE FLAG REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 11 04/28/2011
HB 115 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL EXPRESSWAY REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) RLS 04/13/2012
HB 129 DECEASED VETERAN DEATH CERTIFICATE REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 69 SLA 12 06/18/2012
HB 196 BULK FUEL LOANS/POWER PROJECT FUND REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 46 SLA 12 05/28/2012
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 276 OIL/GAS PROD. TAX CREDITS/RATES/VALUE REPRESENTATIVES THOMPSON, DICK, MILLETT, TUCK, MILLER
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 282 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 289 LIQ. NAT. GAS STORAGE: TAX CREDIT/LEASE REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(S) FIN 04/04/2012
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 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 25 WILDLIFE & SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
(S) RLS 04/06/2012
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 13 HONORING RONALD REAGAN REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 07/19/2011
HJR 15 SUPPORT ARCTIC CAUCUS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 07/19/2011
HJR 27 RELOCATE COASTAL VILLAGES REGION FUND REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 07/19/2011
HJR 32 REMOVE WOOD BISON FROM ENDANGERED LIST REPRESENTATIVE DICK
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HJR 34 COAST GUARD ICEBREAKERS & ARCTIC BASE REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 08/08/2012
HJR 40 RS 2477 RIGHTS-OF-WAY REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
(S) RES 04/12/2012
SB 2 LICENSE PLATES: NATIONAL RIFLE ASSN. SENATORS MENARD, HUGGINS
(S) FIN 03/07/2011
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 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 51 STATE VENDING LICENSES SENATOR DAVIS
(H) L&C 02/10/2012
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 98 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION FOR ID SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) JUD 04/12/2012
SB 100 PERS TERMINATION COSTS SENATOR PASKVAN
(H) L&C 04/11/2012
SB 101 ENTITY TRANSACTIONS ACT SENATOR PASKVAN
(H) L&C 04/11/2011
SB 108 SPC. STEPHEN "MAX" CAVANAUGH OVERPASS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 19 SLA 11 06/08/2011
SB 109 TAX INCENTIVES FOR PRODUCTION OF LIQUIDS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 03/21/2011
SB 123 ALASKA MINING DAY SENATOR GIESSEL
(S) RLS 03/16/2012
SB 127 FETAL ALCOHOL DISORDERS AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 7 SLA 12 04/24/2012
SB 136 VETERANS DRIVERS LICENSE, TAX CREDIT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
CHAPTER 68 SLA 12 06/18/2012
SB 140 CATHINONE BATH SALTS SENATORS MEYER, GIESSEL, OLSON
CHAPTER 57 SLA 12 06/06/2012
SB 141 ALASKA PENSION TRUST RESERVE FUND SENATORS ELLIS, WIELECHOWSKI
(S) STA 01/17/2012
SB 142 APPROP:AK PENSION TRUST RESERVE/PERM FUND SENATORS ELLIS, WIELECHOWSKI
(S) FIN 01/17/2012
SB 175 PRACTICE OF NATUROPATHY SENATOR MCGUIRE
(H) L&C 04/13/2012
SB 179 MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT RESPONSE PLAN SENATOR DAVIS
(H) RLS 04/14/2012
SB 183 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION/MILITARY WIDOW(ER) SENATOR DAVIS
(S) CRA 01/30/2012
SB 203 ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM & VOUCHERS SENATOR THOMAS
(H) L&C 04/10/2012
SB 205 CHINOOK RESEARCH & RESTORATION ENDOWMENT SENATOR OLSON
(S) FIN 03/19/2012
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 20 DECORATION OF HONOR SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 08/08/2012
SJR 2 LIMIT FEDERAL INTERVENTION IN STATE SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 07/19/2011
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

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