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Juneau shows its colors in Fourth of July festivities

...Randy Wanamaker, both seeking a seat in the Alaska House, were asking voters for their support. Gov. Frank Murkowski's spokesman John Manly drove the "Murkowski for Governor" float. It had a wooden sled dog team mounted on the roof of the...
Cue the violins

...propose a tax that would ask the wealthy to pay their fair share and the Republicans get weepy-eyed that - as Murkowski's spokesman put it - the rich then might not be able to be rich enough (cue the violins). And asking the rich to contribute...
Lawmakers sue to block gas contract

...terms of confusion on the citizenry and possible future legal entanglements will be great and irreversible." Murkowski's spokesman, John Manly, called the suit "bizarre." "The governor hasn't given anybody any indication that he would...
Judge: Murkowski must have Legislature's OK to sign contract

...Department of Law attorney Larry Ostrovsky. Murkowski is on out of the country on a trade mission through Nov. 12. Murkowski's spokesman, John Manly, said the decision was under review and they were "deciding if we want to appeal to the Supreme...
Rural affairs adviser aims to bridge divide

...player. Tara Sweeney's varied background should help her handle the wide range of issues she will face, said Murkowski's spokesman John Manly. Sweeney says she is excited about her new job, which begins Thursday. "It gives me the opportunity...
Gov.'s permitting plan once rejected by Hickel

...into an agency that churns out permits, rather than seriously evaluating potential consequences of a proposal. Murkowski's spokesman, John Manly, said that is not the intent. "We have no interest at all in diminishing the habitat that's...
Tourism fee plan opposed by industry

...a portion of that (revenue) should come back to the industry for marketing." But John Manly, Gov. Frank Murkowski's spokesman, said the fee would not hurt the industry. "There's a lot of things that the state government provides that...
Bill would let retiree head Department of Education

...programs must pay 110 percent of the extra benefit they received if they go back to work for the government. Murkowski's spokesman John Manly said at least a couple of potential candidates to head the education department fall into that category...
Engineering a tax break for Eskimos

...500. ``Our laws just don't relate well to that (subsistence) custom,'' said Charles Kleeschulte, Murkowski's spokesman. When clothing and equipment were mostly handcrafted and food was taken from local stores of whale meat, out-of-pocket...
Begich posts picture with Miller, potential rival

...having a 10- to 15-minute "friendly Alaskan conversation," talking about things like family and weather, Murkowski's spokesman said.The Millers also visited Rep. Don Young's office and thanked his staff. The House is in recess, and...


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