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Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...because some jobs are moving into Juneau, including four positions in Walker's own office - in one example, the lieutenant governor is listed as being transferred from Anchorage.Walker also axed his speechwriter and replaced that position with...
Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature

...that position become vacant. Fleener ran as a lieutenant governor candidate on an independent ticket with Walker...governor to appoint a successor to the office of lieutenant governor should that office become vacant.
State | AK legislature
House Dems talk Native voting, languages

...take time off work can vote afterward.Tuck has talked about the bill with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and said the lieutenant governor supports it.The bill was referred to the House State Affairs Committee.Kreiss-Tomkins spoke about his planned...
State | AK legislature
Nominations sought for Volunteer Awards

...Committee chair); Rick Fox, Edison Chouest Alaska; Laurie Herman, Laurie Herman & Associates; Toni Mallott, Lieutenant Governor's wife; Elsa Sargento, Filipino American Community; Lynette Sullivan, First Lady, City of Anchorage; Marilyn...
Cabinet-level rural advisor planned

...voices can be heard."Although "it's cool to be lieutenant governor," Mallott said, "I'm still me, you know...working on the committees with the governor and lieutenant governor "was the first time... that tribal sovereignty...
State | AK legislature
King's work not yet over

...set the tone for the event with an examination of his own life and path. "As I, as an Alaska Native, as your lieutenant governor, I look back on this remarkable achievement, not for myself - running for office was never about running for...
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...that takes place every two years, Rep. Cathy Munoz' aide Crystal Koeneman said, and this time the governor and lieutenant governor attended. The two sat with the Juneau delegation as well as Darwin Peterson, the governor's legislative director...
Local | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: The ease of conflict

...groups have repeatedly made independent recommendations on the proper pay of legislators, the governor and the lieutenant governor.At the start of this legislative session, Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, proposed a bill that would delay...
Walker holds first cabinet meeting

...governor on his projects at the highest level.Walker spokeswoman Grace Jang said in an email that the governor and lieutenant governor "emphasized to (the) cabinet (the) importance of integrity, honesty and, in assessing department budgets...
Local | AK legislature
Juneau shines and glitters at inaugural ball

...circles and uplifting words from the new governor and lieutenant governor, about 750 Juneauites and visitors were brought...really special moment in Alaska's history that the lieutenant governor can dance out with pride," she said. "It's...


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