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How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...wall by one photo for their consecutive terms. Hickel has two photos for his non-consecutive terms.The National Governors Association, on its website, lists 11 entries for governor of Alaska but doesn't assign numbers to the office holders...
Study: Most states lack disaster plans for kids

...such disasters "should be a wake-up call, but too many states won't budge."A spokeswoman for the National Governors Association declined comment on the report, referring questions to the various states.
Parnell: Energy issue at governors' meeting

...shared challenges with the federal government. He provided few details in Facebook posts stemming from the National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C. He said other governors discussed challenges in getting project permits...
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Former Juneau Orthodox priest honored by state

...Orthodox Cathedral in Anchorage, will receive an award for distinguished service to state government during the National Governors' Association 94th Annual Meeting in Boise, Idaho, on Sunday. Gov. Tony Knowles nominated Oleksa for his 32 years of...
State will monitor education initiatives

...common core state standards in reading and math. Palin said the state will keep an eye on the work of the National Governors' Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers. The groups intend to work with states to formulate standards...
My Turn: Internet tax would be costly for consumers

...the Senate. His efforts are supported by Governor Murkowski, who is lobbying for the new taxes through the National Governors Association. If they are successful, the cost of Internet service will skyrocket as Internet access providers are forced...
Alaska considers US push to boost school standards

...others are saying we are different and the current, laxer standards are just fine. Earlier this month, the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers released the draft of sweeping new school standards that could...
Health & Social Services gets new Juneau leadership

...appointment.She was most recently with the National Governors Association's Center for Best Practices, where records. Prior to her work for the National Governors Association, Sailors was senior health policy advisor...
State governments: Canaries in the depths of the economic mine

...escape, and much of the burden tends to fall on vulnerable populations. In the current fiscal year, the National Governors Association says the 50 states together face a shortfall of $40 billion to $50 billion. That's half the size of the...
Palin visits troops in Kuwait

...Department of Defense. Palin said this trip was so important to her she cut short her attendance at the National Governors Association meeting, missing the day when she was to be appointed vice-chair to the organization's natural resources...


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