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Empire Editorial: New idea for DOT: Look at an old one

...announced in 2004 and intended to link communities throughout the Tongass by roadways and shuttle ferries. Murkowski's administration secured many of the easements needed to link communities like Kake and Petersburg; Kake and Totem Bay; and...
Juneau questions SB21 experts

...Alaska Electric Light & Power president Bill Corbus and Jim Clark, the chief-of-staff under Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration.During the first hour, the forum was dedicated to prepared questions, such as, "What happens if Alaskans...
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Empire editorial: Calendar works against passage of statewide sales tax

...going to have to join the rest of the country in paying directly for some of the cost of state services. Gov. Murkowski's administration hopes to minimize the impact of this reality on taxpayers and businesses through development of resources and...
State Briefs

...another year to find a way to keep the program going under a bill passed Friday by the House. Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration had proposed closing Alyeska Central School, saying the state would save at least $1.2 million just by...
Correspondence school granted one-year reprieve arrange for the program to be taken over by a school district, perhaps as a charter school. Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration has said closing the school in Juneau will save the state at least $1.2 million a year. Sen. Gary Wilken...
Senate OKs public interest liability law

...exemption in all cases but those involving the state Constitution. The bill grew out of concerns from Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration that environmental lawsuits were slowing economic development. The bill originally was intended to apply only...
Implement governor's transportation plan

...Juneau, Skagway and Haines is an important part of that. If there is any selfishness, it is not in Gov. Murkowski's administration, but on the part of Russo and other carpetbaggers. Mavis Irene Henricksen Skagway
GOP chair's support not surprising

...standards and laws in order to retain their hold on power. We certainly shouldn't be expecting anyone in Gov. Murkowski's administration to ask for Mr. Ruederich's resignation. They have been too busy raising money to get President Bush re-elected...
Alaska Digest

...Gilbertson on Thursday announced his resignation, becoming the third cabinet member this year to leave Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration. Gilbertson will take a newly created position with Providence Health System in Alaska, the not-for-profit...
Ruling lets judges speak their minds outside court

...Tuesday, the Judicial Conduct Commission three Alaska lawyers and three public members, asked Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration to appeal the ruling. The Department of Law will make a decision in the next month, a spokesman said.


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