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UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

...not unheard of for the Legislature to reject an appointee of the governor. It happened as recently as the Sarah Palin administration when the Legislature turned away her attorney general appointee, he said, "but most of the time it's board of...
State | AK legislature
So far, 3 of 14 commissioners chose Juneau

...commissioners have said they're going to be based, I can't speak to that," she said Dec. 19.Since the Palin administration, the executive branch's most powerful positions have shifted to Anchorage, which critics have said is a sign...
Local | AK legislature
Agency OKs bonds for Mat-Su prison sewer project

...financing package bails out a nagging issue that has persisted since early spring in one of the biggest projects of the Palin administration, the $240 million, 1,536-bed Goose Bay Correctional Center. The medium-security prison is about three-fourths...
Port Authority looks to revive its bid for gas pipeline contract

...Canada were proposed by most of the other four applicants vying for a state license and financial incentives. The Palin administration last week said that only Canadian pipeline giant TransCanada Corp.'s application was completed under terms of...
Palin touts gas line progress

...choices have led to heart disease, diabetes, underage drinking, drugs, violence and abuse, she said. The Palin administration is looking to see what other fiscally conservative states have done to encourage employers to provide medical insurance...
Palin rolls out 4% budget increase

...million to fill 20 vacant trooper positions, hire 11 additional troopers and court security officers. Source: Palin administration Palin said her department managers required tough justification for new and existing expenses, starting with...
Denali Commission sets aside funds for alternative energy

...Crimp, head of AEA's alternative energy programs. "I think there's an overall policy direction from the Palin administration to start allocating resources to cost-effective projects," he said. All projects will be required to demonstrate...
My Turn: Murkowski's permitting changes put Taku River salmon at risk

...small income that may come from this short-term Canadian mine. To protect the Taku's rich fisheries, the Palin administration and DNR need to halt permitting until they can assure us that they will protect Taku salmon. Rob Cadmus is water...
Palin promotes oil tax in Anchorage

...The tax rate rises when oil prices are high. The Palin administration makes sure to point out that the tax was passed...Kohring goes to trial in a week. Officials with the Palin administration told the crowd they are trying to strike a careful...
Coal is not evil, and Southcentral Alaska needs to develop it

...Alaska's economic policy not been blinded by the illusions of a massive project to move gas through Canada. The Palin administration was required to literally start from scratch to overcome the "give it all away" attitude of Tony and Frank...


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