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...Cabinet plans to meet on Friday to consider whether to add Nome to the request for federal aid, said Knowles spokeswoman Julie Penn. Federal assistance could include disaster housing, grants, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property loss and...
State boosts mail security

...Services were given additional training and written instructions on how to handle mail safely, said agency spokeswoman Julie Penn. Mail clerks previously slit open envelopes and forwarded them to recipients with the contents inside and untouched...
Delta Junction unsure how to fill $1 million hole

...with contingency plans. "We could not fathom a loan would be cut from a budget," Weller said. Knowles' spokeswoman Julie Penn said a provision in the loan bill would have converted the loan to a grant if the city became part of an organized borough...
Sides spar over fairways

...ago," she said. Totem Creek has engaged a consultant to conduct the habitat study, Custer said. Juneau resident Julie Penn objected to construction of the course before a planned North Douglas Highway extension route to West Douglas is chosen...
Legislative overtime bill up to $300,000

...entire thing could have been taken up the next legislative session," Taylor said. Knowles' Deputy Press Secretary Julie Penn disagreed. She said the commission could not function normally without being reauthorized. "It would have been turn...
Alaskans adjust work, lives to cope with ban on flying

...a list of all employees who are traveling, so they could be sent extra money or reservations could be changed, said Julie Penn, special assistant to the commissioner. "We have 2,300 employees and we do a lot of traveling especially our social...
State Briefs

...serving as one of four public members on the board, replacing Melphine Evans, who retired late last year, according to Julie Penn, deputy press secretary for Gov. Tony Knowles, who made the appointment. "Time after time, Janie has demonstrated...


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