My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...and that polemics will not dominate the critically important public policy discussion.? Jerry Reinwand was Gov. Jay Hammond's Chief of Staff during Hammond's second term when Alaska's income tax was repealed. He has also served in the...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...terms.Since statehood in 1959, two men, Bill Egan and Wally Hickel, served non-consecutive terms. Three - Egan, Jay Hammond and Tony Knowles - served back-to-back terms.When asked which number Walker holds, the state historian, Jo Antonson...
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...because of) who I will be joining as part of governors of this state," he said. "I knew Bill Egan, Wally Hickel and Jay Hammond."The ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at Centennial Hall in Juneau. There will be performances by dance...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...Alaskans that year voted to move the state capital from Juneau to Southcentral Alaska. In the wake of the vote, Gov. Jay Hammond decided to not seek funding for the west-side road.When voters in 1982 decided they didn't want to pay for the...
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...Today, the DOT's preferred option is to go up the east side. "The plan was put on the back burner by Gov. (Jay) Hammond."Dennis hit on another reason that the idea of a road to Juneau has continued for so long and has taken so many different...
Letter to the Editor: David vs. Goliath

...Dwight D. Eisenhower warned us that it was dangerous to let giant corporations have too much power. More recently, Jay Hammond, Wally Hickel and Sarah Palin stood up to the oil companies and put Alaska's interests first. Right now, all the...
My Turn: Honor Hammond by repealing SB 21

...21 was officially former Gov. Jay Hammond Day. Many young Alaskans or those...banner above our heads reads, "Jay Hammond '78 the people come first...In his article, "What would Jay Hammond say about oil taxes? Let's ask...
Alaska mining industry a gold nugget in state's economy

...supports thousands of fishing jobs and a way of life for thousands of Alaskans. Like the late Sen. Ted Stevens and Gov. Jay Hammond, I concluded Pebble is the wrong mine in the wrong place for Alaska.By persuading federal regulators that Alaska...
Proposed amendment seeks to protect dividends

...legislative sessions with budget deficits saw more measures proposing use of fund earnings for government services.Jay Hammond, who as governor proposed the constitutional amendment establishing the fund, was part of a failed 2002 initiative...
Thank you to everyone who is working to repeal the oil giveaway

...Alaska's Constitution. It follows the spirit of great Alaskans who fought for our resources. Bill Egan, Bob Bartlett, Jay Hammond, Wally Hickel and others. We have joined them in defense of what Hickel defined as the "owner state" and insisting...


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