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Judging judicial selections

...courtroom and out. Increasing non-attorney members could nix that insider knowledge in an attempt to please the governor.Gov. Bill Walker spokeswoman Grace Jang told the Empire on Feb. 4 the governor believes it would be inappropriate to...
State | AK legislature
Walker to release budget early

Gov. Bill Walker will release his finalized state budget "well before" the Feb. 18 deadline, according to a spokesperson for the governor.
State | AK legislature
Setting the record straight

Alaskans are excited about their first female governor. Gov. Sarah Palin and Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell pledge to develop Alaska's resources (especially energy), to continue pushing construction...
Controlling Alaskans' reproductive rights

...right to privacy on reproductive rights recently. Sound off on the important issues at In her recent campaign for governor, Gov. Sarah Palin blithely pretended it was impossible for a compulsory pregnancy candidate like her to threaten the reproductive...
House plan to set aside $6 million for tourism but none for salmon

...on advertising campaigns to benefit Alaska surfaced early in the session as priority issues with the Legislature and governor. Gov. Tony Knowles proposed spending $10 million each to fund such campaigns for tourism and salmon interests. Alaska...
Judges, attorney from Juneau apply for position on Alaska's high court

...December. A public hearing will also be held in Anchorage.The council will select two or more nominees to send to the governor. Gov. Sean Parnell will then have 45 days to make an appointment from the Council's list.Pallenberg came to Juneau...
Alaska Editorial: Alaskans must take lawmakers to task for hidden pork in state budget

...light-of-day test before the budget even went to conference committee, let alone to the House and Senate floors or to the governor. Gov. Sarah Palin has a role to play here. With her veto, she can slice the pork. With her veto, she can send the message...
Bounty hunting is archaic, unscientific

...Alaskan, I never imagined that our state, which is blessed with the bounty of wildlife, would ever defile that bounty for $150. If you feel the same way, send an e-mail to Palin at . Jenny Pursell Juneau
Members plan for permanent fund meeting

...can nominate themselves to the panel by e-mailing the governor's office. Nominations can be sent by e-mail to , according to Murkowski spokesman John Manly. Manly said the conference is expected to cost up...
Arctic Power funding

...additional allocation of yet another $1 million to Arctic Power. E-mail the governor from: Or send to: Danielle B. Brown Juneau


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