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Kerry, Iran FM hold nuke talks in NY quickly if Iran is caught cheating.At a breakfast meeting with journalists, Moniz, a former MIT physics department head, provided some new detail on the combination of technical limits that the U.S. says would keep Iran at least a...
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Joint session planned, bucking Walker executive proclamation Wednesday calling lawmakers into joint session Friday to take up his new Cabinet-level department heads and appointments to boards and commissions. The Legislature originally planned to take up confirmations Friday...
State | AK legislature
End of session news guide

...threshold. Confirmation hearingWalker's appointees to boards and commissions, along with new Cabinet-level department heads are scheduled to be considered for confirmation by a joint session of the Legislature on Friday. Those that have...
State | AK legislature
Walker replies to capital creep outcry

...letter reads. "Thus far, three department heads have agreed to live in Juneau...of session. Further, three department heads are seriously exploring their...governor Dec. 1, the number of department heads living in Juneau has sunk lower...
State | AK legislature
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

...requiring commissioners to live in Alaska's capital.Since Walker was sworn in as governor Dec. 1, the number of department heads living in Juneau has become even lower. Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Reps. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, and...
Local | AK legislature
Governor vetoes bill limiting state entity in gas plan

...he had issued calling the House and Senate into joint session to consider for confirmation his new Cabinet-level department heads and appointments to boards and commissions. The House and Senate balked at that and planned to meet Sunday instead...
State | AK legislature
New grocery superstore in Bethel to close

...for comment Tuesday.Store manager Casey Cruz said he was notified by letter Monday morning and broke the news to department heads.People packed the store Monday as operators held a sale to liquidate the inventory."Everything's 50 percent...
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...Walker announced Tuesday.Telecommunications industry veteran Sheldon Fisher was named as the new administration department head. Erickson, who was the state's Division of Motor Vehicles director before her temporary appointment and continued...
Local | AK legislature
Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?," Silva said. "We want to make sure guys are going to use them before we order."Dr. Stefan Duma, the department head of the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, has been a pioneer in releasing...
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...billion a year. (In fiscal year 2015 Alaska's operating budget was $5.8 billion.) At first, I would approach department heads and ask everybody to take a (pay) cut. I do believe you'll have to put a hiring freeze on.Q: Do you think...


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