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In the name of love

...Equality, have also called on the state to withdraw the amicus brief. The organizations delivered a letter to the governor's office on April 16. "We are disappointed that the attorney general appointee chose to sign Alaska onto the amicus brief...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-28/name-love
Local
Domestic violence prevention dollars deleted

...had negotiated on 30 other operating budget line items, including Senate-added intent language that asked the governor's Office of Management and Budget to prepare a report for the Legislature on state employee salaries that surpass the governor's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers work on marijuana board bill, state seeks members

...commissions director Karen Gillis said was a way to get a jumpstart on the process.Gillis wrote in an email that the governor's office had received 12 applications for the new board since December, although no solicitation for members occurred before...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/lawmakers-work-marijuana-board-bill-sta
State
'Choose Respect' funding cut hours after rally

...of Public Safety cut the $1.5 million earmarked for the Choose Respect program Walker had transferred from the governor's office budget to that of DPS' Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.In fiscal year 2015, Parnell's budget...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/choose-respect-funding-cut-hours-after-
State | Local | AK legislature
Commerce commissioner to live in Juneau

...more to go," Egan said.A letter sent last week by the governor to Juneau lawmakers mentioned a third, but the governor's office has yet to release the name of that person and commissioners have been unwilling to go on the record with their...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/commerce-commissioner-live-juneau
Local
Commerce commissioner will live in Juneau

...Commissioner Mike Hanley.A letter sent last week by the governor to Juneau lawmakers mentioned a third, but the governor's office has yet to release the name of that person and commissioners have been unwilling to go on the record with plans...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-20/commerce-commissioner-will-live-juneau
State | AK legislature
Walker replies to capital creep outcry

...Commissioner Mike Hanley, a holdover from Parnell's administration, is a year-round Juneau resident. The governor's office has not yet released the names of the other commissioners committed to living in the capital city.Commissioners...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/walker-replies-capital-creep-outcry
State | AK legislature
My Turn: National Guard reform is on the way

...commissioner of Military and Veterans Affairs, a position that works closely with the Adjutant General and the Governor's Office. Doehl is an Alaska Air Guard veteran who spoke out against some of the National Guard abuses that came to light...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-09/my-turn-national-guard-reform-way
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Word as bond

...an avoidable issue. Many people expected the state to appeal if it lost the suit, regardless of who was in the governor's office.In other words, Walker didn't have to say what he did, and a gubernatorial debate is not the place to express...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-03/alaska-editorial-word-bond
Opinion
Letter: Returning to state income tax a tough leadership decision

...occurring. However, it seems to me there is a 400-pound gorilla in the room that no one in the Legislature or governor's office seems willing to recognize - reinstituting a state income tax. Has the time come to bite that bullet? We used...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-10/letter-returning-state-income-tax-tou
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