Douglas L Gregg couldn't get through to the Governor's office with the news, they called...Although by the time Doug reached the Governor's office, the call had gone through...stay for Bill Egan's swearing in as governor of the new state of Alaska. Doug's...
My Turn: Munoz-Gruening Artist-in-Residence Program shines light on local artists

...Located 26 miles north of downtown Juneau, it features a cabin built on 13 acres of land homesteaded by the late Territorial Governor and U.S. Sen. Ernest Gruening. Purchased with a legislative appropriation in 1989, it is listed on the National Register...
My Turn: Medicaid is overburdened with fraud

...existing out-of-control Medicaid program; he has proposed to pay for it with a new tax on your medical care. Although the governor's HB 148 - Medicaid expansion legislation - did not pass this session because of numerous flaws, the Department of Health...
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 not, he...
My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...AS 47.07.020(b).I think the governor's office likely knew that legislative...lines 26-31, and page 7, line 1. The governor's staff, aware of AS 47.07.020...the correct and lawful pathway. The governor chose a different path on July 16. He'll...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt

...Hales and Oregon Gov. Kay Brown's chief of staff Thursday morning, according to a release from Walker's office.The governor urged Oregon's leaders to stop the illegal protesting and allow Shell to conduct the activities it is permitted for."Alaska...
Death toll rises to five in Chattanooga

...CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - As the death toll rose to five, a handful of governors ordered National Guardsmen to take up arms in response something like that," Bassam Issa said.Meanwhile, governors in at least a half-dozen states ordered Guardsmen to be...
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Alaska governor discusses Medicaid expansion decision

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker says he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward a vote.
Walker discusses decision to expand Medicaid

...State law lays out a process by which a governor is to submit to the Legislative Budget...committee disagrees with the plan, the governor can proceed.Once the plans are submitted...out a 45-day waiting period for the governor to move ahead, unless the committee...
My Turn: Medicaid expansion is a good thing care, but there is another reason why I support the governor's action. It's good for business.One of the things I...Health and Services Committee, we were presented with the governor's Medicaid expansion bill. Our committee listened to many...


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