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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
Hultberg resigning as administration commissioner

...commissioner last month after five years with plans to return to the private sector.Hultberg has served as administration commissioner for three years.She said it's been a wonderful experience and she leaves knowing the department is in...
Contentious contract case reconsidered

...with the Office of Administrative Hearings, the court in this case. Bowers is requesting that Department of Administration Commissioner Becky Hultberg accept the June 6 decision by the court to cancel the contract with Capital Office Supply...
Procurement policies questioned in Universal Space Standards office furniture purchases

...contract and reimburse Bowers for its proposal preparation costs. The decision was forwarded to Department of Administration Commissioner Becky Hultberg - who has final say - and she has sent it back to the court for further deliberation."There...


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