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...

...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...
Kudos to Kerttula

...contributions, you will note by the tributes below that Rep. Kerttula left her mark in special ways.Former Senate President Rick Halford: "If it were not for Beth Kerttula's efforts and her experience in dealing with the oil industry, there is a high probability...
Legislative centennial deemed a success

...Fairbanks professor Terrence Cole and former Senate President Rick Halford, R-Chugiak, started off with a primer on Wickersham, the...that led to Alaska voters approving Prohibition in 1916.But Halford drifted off the subject of Prohibition to speak at length about...
Legislative centennial celebration concludes

...Fairbanks professor Terrence Cole and former Senate President Rick Halford, R-Chugiak, about the Prohibition era in Alaska, which...movement and anti-German sentiments inflamed by World War I, Halford had little to say about Prohibition when he spoke up. He did...
Final agenda for legislative centennial

...Legislative History" in a round-robin format.The last program will be at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Cole and former Sen. Rick Halford will lead a "happy hour" program on "Prohibition in Territorial Alaska."Stevens will deliver closing remarks Tuesday...


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