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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...
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...
Elected AG bill overruled by others

...For Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, the issue is one of preserving the system of checks and balances for the executive branch of state government. "They should be there protecting the state's laws, and when you have them there working...
State | AK legislature
Why CIA, senators still feuding over 9/11 secrets

...Lawmakers tend to put aside partisan differences if they believe that Congress' power is coming under threat from the executive branch.Q: What does the Senate report say?A: That's still secret. What's publicly known is that it's 6,300...
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Committee advances bill rejecting pay raises

...Tuesday.The bill would reject pay raises that were recommended by the State Officers Compensation Commission as a way for those offices to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees.It has already passed the Senate.
Young talks states' rights, oil and gas development

...he said."Every president very frankly for the last seven presidents has tried to accumulate power within the executive branch and in doing so we've lost the legislative capability to direct this country," Young said.He said the country...
State | AK legislature


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