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Fierce response call to end federal unions

...or two."Walker won nationwide recognition for eviscerating public-sector unions in Wisconsin and becoming the first governor to prevail in a recall election, which followed huge protests against his anti-union steps. Now he's proposing...
Nation and World
At National Guard reunion, veterans reminisce, swap stories"Egan said he was proud to follow in his father's footsteps and serve in the Guard. Bill Egan, Alaska's first governor, served in the Alaska Territorial Guard, which was in existence from 1942 until 1947."My dad, believe it or...
Walker: 'I will win and fight for you'

...Through five years in office, Walker enacted policies weakening organized labor's political power and became the first governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall election.Labor unions spent millions of dollars to defeat him, but failed...
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More than just Seward should be honored with statues

...figures important to Alaska. For example, William A. Egan, President of Alaska's Constitutional Convention, first governor, architect and builder of Alaska's state government; Wally Hickel, businessman, second governor, and U.S...
Mallott, French hold rally on Capitol steps

...Mallott said.Mallott began his political career as mayor of Yakutat when he was 22. He served under Alaska's first governor, Bill Egan, at age 23, and later as mayor of Juneau, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Community and Regional...
Local students vet state office candidates

...names Murkowski and Egan, to which Dennis Egan smirked and shook his head. Egan's father, William Egan, was the first governor of Alaska following statehood. The other reference was to former Alaska governor and U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski...
Juneau businessman, statesman passes

...Waterfront" from 2002 through 2008. He also worked with his son, Allan, to write and publish a book in 2004 about the first governor of the Russian-American Company. In 2010, the book, "Alexander Baranov and a Pacific Empire," was translated...
My Turn: The Governor's House is having a birthday - and you're invited

...was a newspaperman appointed by President Taft to be the last governor of the District of Alaska, as well as the first governor of the Territory of Alaska. While in office, he signed laws that created eight-hour work days for many workers...
Donation helps illuminate daily life in 19th century Alaska

...has a job steeped in such history that he can trace his title back to the famed fur-trader Alexander Baranov, the first governor of Russian Alaska.The position has helped make him an amateur historian at AC, working to uncover historic documents...
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1884, John H. Kinkead was appointed the first governor of the District of Alaska, appointed by President Chester A. Arthur. In 1900, Nome's second theater, the Columbia, opened...


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