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Legislative director resigns

...ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sarah Palin's legislative director resigned Monday. Sound off...Legislature. Before becoming legislative director, Bitney worked as an aide...Christopher Clark, who was deputy legislative director, will take over Bitney's...
Palin's legislative director resigns

...named. She did not know when that might happen, but this year's legislative session beings Jan. 20. Palin's legislative director in her first year in office was John Bitney; in her second year it was Russell Kelly. Good had served since spring...
Parnell appoints new legislative liason

...Heather Brakes of Juneau as his legislative director, following the resignation...Brakes had been deputy legislative director, and was previously an aide...Brakes will be the fourth legislative director in that time, following...
Former Palin aide irked by book's portrayal

ANCHORAGE - The first legislative director for former Gov. Sarah Palin, John Bitney, is unhappy...Palin doesn't use Bitney's name but said it was her legislative director who failed to advise lawmakers the vetoes were coming and...
Governor hires ex-oil lobbyist as new director

Gov. Sarah Palin has hired a new legislative director, her fourth in three years. Jerry Gallagher...the Legislature. Kelly Goode, Palin's third legislative director, served a short period last year after the end...
New city lobbyist brings extensive state experience

...renewals will also have to be approved by the Assembly.Jardell's past state experiences include working as the legislative director for the Office of the Governor from 2004 to 2006; serving as the deputy commissioner for the Department of Administration...
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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...
Red line? US says Syria used poison

...specifically, the chemical agent sarin," the White House said in the letters, which were signed by Obama's legislative director, Miguel Rodriguez. He went on to write that "given the stakes involved," the U.S. was still seeking "credible...
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