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...
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...
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...
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...
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, lawmakers disagree on purpose of state gas board

...of someone living outside Alaska.Walker announced Thursday his picks to replace them: former Republican state Sen. Rick Halford, former Democratic state Sen. Joe Paskvan and Arctic businessman and former Bethel mayor Hugh Short.The announcement came...

...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...
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...
Lawmakers jump into park fishing fray should be a state not a federal, issue. Sen. Rick Halford, a Chugiak Republican who chairs the committee, said the...surrounding communities and commercial fishing interests,'' Halford said today. ``I would say it is going to express a desire...


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