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My Turn: Walker on Medicaid: It's the right thing to do

...and save lives. It's the right thing to do. ? Bill Walker is a lifelong Alaskan and an Independent serving as governor of Alaska. He lives in Juneau with his wife, Donna.
Opinion | AK legislature
My Turn: Here's the straight line on natural gas

...will assure Alaska that we finally build the large volume gasline that benefits all Alaskans. With diligence and hard work, Alaskans will get our natural gas to market and into our homes and businesses.? Bill Walker is governor of Alaska.
My Turn: The hard truth about our oil revenue

Imagine your family's biggest source of income plummeting by 80 percent in one year. At today's oil prices, that's Alaska's situation.
My Turn: No more

...have fulfilled our promise to develop our resources to provide for our own needs. We expect the federal government to uphold its promise not to further hamper our economic viability. Enough is enough. ? Bill Walker is governor of Alaska.
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...think what we offered was an opportunity of working together."On Monday, Walker will be sworn in as the 11th governor of Alaska and its first not affiliated with a political party. Two governors, Bill Egan and Wally Hickel, each served separate...
Parnell throws in the towel

...resigned. He won election in his own right in 2010. Palin had endorsed Walker."It has been an honor to serve as governor of Alaska for more than five years," Parnell wrote.Walker, an attorney and former mayor of Valdez, is the first candidate...
My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

"There is no Planet B," "Climate Change is a Health Crisis," "Pricing Pollution is the Solution" and "Jobs, Justice, and Clean Energy.
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...D-Juneau, was born in 1947 and has lived in Juneau his entire life. His father, Bill Egan, was the first state governor of Alaska from 1959 through 1966 and served again from 1970 through 1974. Bill was in office when the Alaska Marine Highway...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...was being made.Donning his clan's traditional regalia, Mallott was sworn in as Alaska's second lieutenant governor of Alaska Native heritage, the first of Tlingit heritage. Former Lt. Gov. Loren Leman, who served under Gov. Frank Murkowski...
Local | AK legislature
Local students vet state office candidates

...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, the...


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