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Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...delegation as well as Darwin Peterson, the governor's legislative director. Peterson worked most recently as chief-of-staff...Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, and served as deputy legislative director under former Gov. Frank Murkowski.The eight...
Local | AK legislature
The beginning of the end

...interview at the Empire's office on Wednesday. "This was very personal from where I was sitting."So when her legislative director told her to tune in to the senate floor because Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, was onto something, she did...
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SE lawmakers upset with ferry design changes

...Skagway and Haines in the summer?" Egan said. "Those ships are full.""Heather Brakes, the governor's legislative director, contacted both offices prior to the governor's announcement. We don't anticipate a long construction delay...
Senate deal forged in flurry of negotiations

...president and senior staff met in the Oval Office until 2 a.m. to talk through the final details. Obama's legislative director, Rob Nabors, then headed to Capitol Hill to join Senate negotiators in drafting the outlines of a bill that could...
Measure to halt Tongass roads rejected

...taxpayer will continue to have to pay tens of millions annually on this losing timber program." Brian Moore, legislative director with the Alaska Wilderness League in Washington, D.C., said the fiscal argument makes sense. The Forest Service...
Public gets questions before road ban update

...and 600 hearings that preceded the Clinton rule as proof that more public comment is unnecessary. Marty Hayden, legislative director for Earthjustice, said the Bush administration is asking questions that relate only to objections raised about...
Alaska Digest

...Tibbles of Juneau to serve as his deputy commissioner. Tibbles will leave his post as Gov. Frank Murkowski's legislative director. "His experience in the legislative process as well as his experience in the executive branch gives me great...
GOP gains improve chance of ANWR drilling

...think it's very, very bad news for the environment of the West," said Debbie Sease, Sierra Club national legislative director. "I think it's going to result in more timber being cut in our national forests. There'll be attempts to...
Group calls for troop withdrawal

...Richardson said. "But I really think that by staying silent I'm becoming part of the problem." Young's legislative director, Charles Cogar, said his boss appreciates protesters' comments, but Young does not share their view of the...
Mum's the word for new commissioners

...commissioner of economic development under Gov. Walter Hickel at the age of 32. Gilbertson has served in Washington as legislative director and legislative counsel for Murkowski since 1999. There Gilbertson worked on issues such as Medicaid, children's...


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