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Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...of it."Rouse advised the governor's office on ways to approach the Obama...the contract came from the governor's office budget, which includes hour.Marquette said the governor's office does not have a photographer...
Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

...person's life." The letter from Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano is dated Sept. 19, but was released Wednesday by the governor's office.A spokesman for Fallin said the governor doesn't have the authority to grant a commutation.Besides claiming...
Nation and World
Walker expected to call special session"Chenault stressed that lawmakers expect the governor's office to provide adequate time to read and analyze contracts...offices would be displaced by work, but Varni said the governor's office has donated space for them. A handful of House members...
State | AK legislature
Panel hears of surge in prison population decade.As Alaska scrimps to narrow a $4 billion revenue gap, the Alaska Legislature, judiciary and the governor's office are searching for ways to change course. Alexander Bryner of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission and Terry Schuster...
Parties reach settlement in Native voting rights case

...voters with limited English proficiency.The proposed settlement filed Tuesday calls for the Alaska lieutenant governor's office to hire a full-time employee to administer language assistance. Another significant provision in the agreement...
Wildfire devastates mountain town

...destroyed 535 homes and hundreds of other structures and displaced 23,000 people, Mark Ghilarducci, director of the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, told reporters.Citing dry conditions from four years of drought, Ghilarducci called this...
Nation and World
California wildfires wipe out more than 180 homes

...which broke out on Wednesday was threatening about 6,400 more buildings.Mark Ghilarducci, director of the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, said this summer's fires are the most volatile he has seen in 30 years of emergency response...
Nation and World
Report: Inadequate records kept of National Guard complaints

...the National Guard and the governor's office."Retired Juneau Superior...that were communicated to the governor's office," she said during a Monday...the National Guard and the governor's office. ... Protocols should be...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...against the companies, state legislative leaders briefed recently on the governor's plans said in interviews.The governor's office would not comment on the briefings."This is all very deliberative, so it's too soon for us to comment...
Former head of Permanent Fund Corp. dies

...that Burns "led the Corporation to achieve unprecedented growth during a time of great economic difficulty." The governor's office says a state flag was flown Thursday in Burns' honor over Alaska's Capitol and will be presented to his family...


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