Committee to take up gas line board appointments as a lay board, not a professional board.He appointed Hugh Short and former state legislators Rick Halford and Joe Paskvan. Halford was a co-chair of Walker's transition team.Legislation passed in 2013 calls for the governor to consider...
Halford minimizes state's revenue problem

Senate President Rick Halford says things are good in Alaska state...formal, long-range fiscal plan. Halford, a Chugiak Republican, addressed the...million in the next fiscal year. But Halford said that, contrary to popular belief...
Walker introduces transition team

...governor, introduced former state Sen. Rick Halford and Ana Hoffman of Bethel on Wednesday...running mate Byron Mallott introduced Halford, a Republican, and Hoffman, a Democrat...voices."A transition is vague," Halford said. "It's particularly vague when...

...Wednesday's Empire misstated who appointed two members to the State Officers Compensation Commission. Former Senate President Rick Halford was appointed by Gov. Sarah Palin. House Speaker John Harris, R-Valdez, appointed Juneau resident Gordon Harrison to...
Committee takes up gas line board appointments

...Committee held confirmation hearings for Rick Halford, Joe Paskvan and Hugh Short, with much of the time focused on Halford and Paskvan, who are former legislators...clarity over the alternate plan. He asked Halford if he shared those concerns.Halford...
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...made, the Legislature confirmed former Senate President Rick Halford as a member of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. board...rejected the nomination of another former senator, Joe Paskvan. Halford was approved by a 35-24 vote and Paskan was defeated by a...
State | AK legislature
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...their place, Walker appointed former state legislators Rick Halford and Joe Paskvan, and Hugh Short, chairman and CEO of a private...said he will want to know more about the qualifications of Halford and Paskvan. He said he's worked with both and both are...
End of session news guide

...for confirmation by a joint session of the Legislature on Friday. Those that have gotten particular attention include Rick Halford and Joe Paskvan, former legislators whom Walker appointed to the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. board after a shake-up...
State | AK legislature
Knowles bends on session

...23, according to Senate President Rick Halford, a Chugiak Republican. The governor said...That's "a reasonable accommodation," Halford said in an interview from Florida this afternoon. Halford said that he talked with Cowdery this morning...
Legislature passes cruise ship bill

...acknowledged Senate President Rick Halford, a Chugiak Republican. Three instances...But this voyage isn't over yet." Halford, who worked with Kerttula on the issue...have all the other laws to act on." But Halford said there are revenue issues remaining...


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