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Juneau APOC office skeletal after cuts

...reversed the cut in its version of the budget and asked APOC to find savings elsewhere. The Department of Administration commissioner said the office would not be closed because that would "result in diminished access to the public for an...
State | Local
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...penned a letter to the governor last week asking him to rethink cutting the Juneau APOC office.Department of Administration Commissioner Sheldon Fisher responded Tuesday, writing that he "would like to provide your offices with this written...
State, second ferry union reach deal

...the subsidy from state coffers so that other essential state services can be maintained," Department of Administration Commissioner Curtis Thayer said in a statement. "We look forward to member ratification of this balanced and fair tentative...
State, ferry workers' union reach deal

...our cost-of-living foundation (with the other unions)," Curtis Thayer, the state's Department of Administration commissioner, told the Empire.The original deadline for resolving the contract dispute was the 60th day of the 2014 Legislative...
Some state employees not paid yet

...our new direct deposit vendor, US Bank, was unable to perform their contracted service," Department of Administration Commissioner Curtis W. Thayer said in a news release.The hiccup is being described as a "processing error" by US Bank's...
The cost of travel by sea

...gobbled up by paying the salaries and benefits of the men and women who make the ships go.Department of Administration Commissioner Curtis Thayer said the employees as a group are "by far the highest compensated" unions working for the...
State | Local | AK legislature
House panel moves Gov.'s pension plan

...their balance sheets. Teal said that could make some local governments look "pretty horrible." But Deputy Administration Commissioner Mike Barnhill said any deposit into the system will reduce the amount of the liability and the amount of pension...
State | AK legislature
Legislature confirms 4 state commissioners

...Balash as knowledgeable, trustworthy and tenacious.The other commissioners were confirmed unanimously.They are Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell, Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger and Administration Commissioner Curtis Thayer.
State | AK legislature
Thayer named acting Administration commissioner

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has named deputy Administration commissioner Curtis Thayer as acting commissioner of the department.Thayer is filling the position left vacant by the resignation of Becky...
Abortion, anti-discrimination bill things to watch this week in the Legislature

...lawmakers this week. On Thursday, the House State Affairs Committee plans to hold confirmation hearings for Administration Commissioner Curtis Thayer and Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger. On Friday, Senate Resources plans a confirmation...
State | AK legislature


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