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My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...skeptical of his attempts to raise revenue, (when the executive branch demonstrates that it simply can't help itself...many, this insertion essentially admits that the executive branch knew it didn't have authority for unilateral expansion...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-30/my-turn-gov-walker-should-be-required
Opinion
Munoz: Juneau can host next special session

...off to a rough start with Gov. Bill Walker's administration taking charge and replacing many of the upper level executive branch officials. With that, she said, came uncertainty about projects that some Alaskans had long been pushing for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-24/mu%C3%B1oz-juneau-can-host-next-special
Local
My Turn: Why I vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits

...billion less than we spent last year. This is a 19 percent overall reduction with an average 13.5 percent cut to executive branch agencies, and cuts of over 30 percent in the Department of Commerce and the Governor's Office. Even with these...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-12/my-turn-why-i-vetoed-200-million-oil-
Opinion
Appeals Court: Judge improperly nixed assault plea

...the State's decision to litigate these aggravating factors, or to refrain from litigating them, should be categorized as a charging decision - a decision that is left to the sole discretion of the executive branch," the judges said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-19/appeals-court-judge-improperly-nixed-as
State
Appeals Court: Judge improperly nixed assault plea deal

...the State's decision to litigate these aggravating factors, or to refrain from litigating them, should be categorized as a charging decision - a decision that is left to the sole discretion of the executive branch," the judges said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/appeals-court-judge-improperly-nixed-as
State
Report: Inadequate records kept of National Guard complaints

...September report's release.The executive branch was aware of "command climate...discoverable by members of the executive branch in and after 2010," Collins...Guard to the governor and the executive branch. She recommended that the National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-15/report-cites-command-climate-problems-a
State
My Turn: Widespread abuse stems from attitude

...which may have affected reporting of sexual assault and harassment "were known or discoverable by members of the executive branch in and after 2010." That should have been a foregone conclusion. I'm not criticizing Collins' work. It's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-19/my-turn-widespread-abuse-stems-attitu
Opinion
$5B budget approved, ending session

...expense, the bill includes an executive branch-wide unallocated cut of...the almost $30 million cut to executive branch departments, but thinks the...fiscal year that begins July 1, executive branch departments had begun preparing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/5b-budget-approved-ending-session
State
Budget deal reached

...To offset that expense, the budget includes an executive branch-wide unallocated cut of $29.8 million. State...a partial government shutdown will be avoided. Executive branch departments have been preparing for a possible shutdown...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-10/budget-deal-reached
State
Budget still in limbo after full day of debate

...about $30 million for scheduled state employee pay raises, but deals about $30 million in unallocated cuts to executive branch departments.If the minority does not agree to that, the majority plans to try a different strategy involving a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-28/budget-still-limbo-after-full-day-debat
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