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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...
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...
State | Local
Knowles finds replacement for Perkins

...assistant Mike Abbott as his new legislative director. Abbott, 40, has served...Perkins, 47, started as legislative director Nov. 6, following six years...withdrawn his acceptance" of the legislative director's position. He started...
Perkins tapped to become governor's chief lobbyist

...Labor and Workforce Development, has been named legislative director for Gov. Tony Knowles. Perkins, 46, succeeds...week after declining to run for a third term. As legislative director, Perkins said his assignment will be to reach...
Northwest Digest

...who resigned last week as Gov. Sarah Palin's legislative director, will be working for the House Majority caucus...prepared statement. Bitney had served as Palin's legislative director since December 2006. He left last Friday for personal...


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