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Democrats look past seat appointment

...of three names to Palin for the appointment, if it is needed. The Democrats reviewed multiple candidates to fill Elton's Senate seat, but unanimously agreed to recommend only Kerttula for the appointment. Palin chose to seek applications on...
Employees say lack of pension hurts state

...adopted for new teachers and public employees in 2005, and replacing it with a traditional defined benefit plan. Elton's Senate Bill 183 would go back to the old system and was the subject of a hearing in the Senate State Affairs Committee on...
Give Kerttula the seat

I have followed the process of filling Kim Elton's senate seat from the beginning. It is clear that the process is supposed to be the Juneau Democrats coming up with the people they want...
Palin's reasons seem transparent at least one of her campaign promises - transparency in government. Tim Grussendorf's appointment to fill Kim Elton's Senate seat would be laughably transparent if it weren't so serious. Maybe it went something like this: "Hi Tim, Sarah...


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