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Bill Walker announces Craig Fleener as running mate

...Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker announced his running mate on Monday: former deputy Fish and Game commissioner Craig Fleener.Fleener was introduced at a news conference in Fairbanks, just days after tendering his resignation. Both men plan...
State | Local
Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature

...society. Fleener confirmationSticking with House State Affairs, the committee plans a confirmation hearing Thursday for Craig Fleener, Walker's appointee to succeed Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott should that position become vacant. Fleener ran as a lieutenant...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Another election, another frivolous complaint

...opinion column penned by lieutenant governor-hopeful Craig Fleener, where he accused Gov. Sean Parnell of skipping a...disappointing that Governor Parnell personally attacks Craig Fleener's integrity, stepping over the true message raised...
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan the governor's office said Walker is promoting projects in Alaska by speaking directly with federal officials. Craig Fleener, Walker's Arctic policy adviser, said the governor also is taking early steps to formalize state relations with...
State | AK legislature
If you're headed to Inauguration Day ceremonies, here's what you need to know

...administered by retired Alaska Supreme Court Justice Walter Carpenti and current Alaska Supreme Court Justice Daniel Winfree.Craig Fleener, Walker's former lieutenant governor candidate, will be the master of ceremonies. The Thunder Mountain High School...
State | Local
My Turn: The graceful exit of a true statesman

...purpose greater than himself. French wasn't the only one who resigned from the lieutenant governor's ballot. Craig Fleener had the No. 2 spot on Walker's side. Walker called both "dedicated, highly qualified Alaskans selflessly advancing...
Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...Folgers, Emil Notti and myself (I've been part of the governor's cabinet for four years). And, of course, Craig Fleener was the deputy commissioner of Fish and Game before he quit to be Walker's running mate on the independent ticket...
Lawsuit: Lt. Gov. erred in campaign action

...for lieutenant governor. Walker was on a separate ticket, running with independent lieutenant governor candidate Craig Fleener.Treadwell's decision allowed French and Fleener to be removed from the ballot. Mallott has since dropped his Democratic...
Judge sides with state in ballot lawsuit

...nominee for lieutenant governor, while Walker originally was running with independent lieutenant governor candidate Craig Fleener. Treadwell's emergency order allowed French and Fleener to be removed from the ballot.In his arguments Friday...
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...the public good."So Byron Mallott, Hollis French, Craig Fleener and I rise and to meet the challenge. The challenge...recognizing that, a debt of gratitude to our running mates, Craig Fleener and Hollis French, is owed. These are two dedicated...


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