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Board director resigns over appointment

...Fishermen of Alaska urging its members to contact the governor's office to object to Quintavell's possible appointment...said Jang. "Karen Gillis does not work for the governor's office anymore, so she can't speak for it. The governor...
State | AK legislature
Facing $1B deficit, Arizona limits welfare the governor protects Arizona's most vulnerable, while avoiding a tax increase," said Daniel Scarpinato, governor's office spokesman.Democratic Rep. Andrew Sherwood, D-Tempe, said the Republicans made these cuts hastily, voting...
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Impasse remains as few lawmakers return

...Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, told reporters talks have been taking place with the House minority, Senate and governor's office, including face-to-face meetings in Anchorage.Renovation work is underway at the Capitol. Kito and other...
Impasse remains as lawmakers reconvene in Juneau

...Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, told reporters talks have been taking place with the House minority, Senate and governor's office - including face-to-face meetings in Anchorage.In the House, support is needed from the Democratic-led...
Gov. Walker signs four bills into law

...signed four bills approved by the Alaska Legislature into law. The signing was announced in an email Friday from the governor's office. The four bills:? HB 70 adds four state-owned parcels of land to Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge...
State | AK legislature
Gov. Walker signs Arctic policy bill

...Bob Herron, D-Bethel, "outlines the state's priorities for Arctic policy," according to an email from the governor's office, "and spells out ways in which the state will attain those priorities."Among the priorities are promoting economic...
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...
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...
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...
'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...
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