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Photo: Anchorage festivities for the governor

Murkowski-Leman inaugural ball co-organizer Michelle Toohey, left, stands next to Gov. Frank Murkow-ski as the Anchorage Firefighters Honor Guard marches past Friday during the inaugural...
March 4 is target for state review of elections

...JUNEAU - The state hopes to release findings of an internal review of its handling of the 2010 elections by March 4. Michelle Toohey, a spokeswoman for Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, confirmed the date to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The timeframe...
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Gov. to appear at abortion initiative fundraiser

...initiative would require parental notification for girls under 18 seeking an abortion. Parnell campaign spokeswoman Michelle Toohey confirmed Parnell's plans to attend. She says the governor supports the initiative and has made that support...
Hearings not required on oil tax referendum

...include referenda under the law involving initiatives, but "at this point, that is not part of our obligation," Michelle Toohey, a spokeswoman for Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, said in an interview last week.A state law passed in 2010 requires...
Berkowitz campaign complaint rejected

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. The Parnell campaign was not listed as a party in the complaint. Campaign manager Michelle Toohey praised the decision and said Berkowitz had tried to drag Parnell "through the mud." "I hope this finding is a...
Berkowitz proposes independent attorney general

...abuses of power and to make sure the rule of law is upheld," Berkowitz said. Gov. Sean Parnell's campaign manager Michelle Toohey said in a statement that, "Alaska's attorney general and Governor Parnell are men of the highest integrity. Ethan's...
Candidate pushes lifetime fishing, hunting license

...Parnell, the Republican gubernatorial nominee. Asked to comment on Berkowitz's idea, Parnell's campaign manager Michelle Toohey said the governor enjoys the fish and game opportunities Alaska has to offer. "He's out moose hunting as we speak...
Parnell silent on Treadwell's response to letter

...question, I'm here to support he governor."Treadwell's statement was issued through Deputy Chief of Staff Michelle Toohey, based in Anchorage. She's been filling in as acting chief of staff while David Stone has been on personal leave...
Historic house proposed as lodging for lt. gov

...Westmark Baranof Hotel when he's in Juneau at a cost of about $135 a night plus per diem, his chief of staff, Michelle Toohey, has said. Travel records show Treadwell's lodging in Juneau last year cost about $2,300. Treadwell would...
Bill would reject pay raise for governor, others expected a need to move $1.9 billion from savings to balance this year's budget because of lower revenue.Michelle Toohey, a spokeswoman for Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, said he was unavailable for comment Friday but directed a reporter...
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