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My Turn: Transparency for Juneau Access

Gov. Bill Walker so far has delivered on a campaign promise to bring transparency back to the executive branch. It's refreshing after experiencing three Alaska governors who preferred keeping the public in the dark. That's exactly how...
Gov. doesn't support capitol move

...believes Juneau would remain the seat of the state's executive branch, Kuckertz said.The state government is Juneau's...200 people, are employed by the state, mostly by executive branch departments, such as the Department of Transportation...
Local | AK legislature
Walker holds first cabinet meeting states. "It was a very productive meeting. We look forward to more like it."The cabinet is made up of 14 executive branch department commissioners and other advisors and works with the governor on his projects at the highest level.Walker...
Local | AK legislature
So far, 3 of 14 commissioners chose Juneau

...they're going to be based, I can't speak to that," she said Dec. 19.Since the Palin administration, the executive branch's most powerful positions have shifted to Anchorage, which critics have said is a sign of unofficial capital creep...
Local | AK legislature
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...Administration spokesman said it was not yet known where Fisher would be based.Prior to working on the state's executive branch, Hanley taught and served as an elementary school principal in the Anchorage School District. He's lived in Alaska since he was...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...convince the government that ending the export ban is good policy. In response, Senator Murkowski has pressed for the executive branch to produce solid economic data that can inform changes to EPCA, working across the aisle to bring pressure to bear...
Kenai students take over city for a day council is the legislative branch that creates laws and the service the police department provides through the executive branch is enforcing the laws," Harper said. "They get the realization that it isn't as easy as it looks and there...
From the classroom to the campaign trail

...same thing: It's a great job. You work with the governor to build trust and increase the effectiveness of the executive branch. I can't wait to have Governor Mallott. I'm very focused in my role as lieutenant governor to amplify and help...
Some answers on oil taxes

...pass the House. So during those two years, there were a lot of consultants both for the legislative branch and the executive branch that had drilled down and identified five key problems with ACES...(Following the session) everybody had sort...
Parnell signs budget bills, makes no vetoes

...its use by the law, constitution or something else."We have a functioning legislative branch and a functioning executive branch working together for the benefit of Alaskans," he said.He listed as accomplishments a plan to provide additional...


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