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Palin pays state for family travel

...ethics complaint against a state employee who sought and obtained ethics guidance in advance," Mike Nizich, Palin's chief of staff, said in a prepared statement. "This is not about ethics. This is not about holding the governor or state...
Judge rules in Palin's favor in e-mail case

...the state to preserve any government-related e-mails that Palin sent from private accounts. In response, Palin's chief of staff issued a memo directing her staffers to send all private e-mails dealing with state business to their state...
Democrats blast Palin for speech

...about it. "During the final week of session, legislators rarely want governors around stirring things up," Palin's chief of staff, Mike Nizich, said in a prepared statement. "We did not anticipate that the governor's political opponents...
Last minute deal seals seat for Egan

...Senate Majority Leader Johnny Ellis and Sen. Hollis French, both Anchorage Democrats, along with Gov. Sarah Palin's chief of staff Mike Nizich and her legislative director, Jerry Gallagher, finally brokered a compromise on the compromise candidate...
Juneau's Nizich to remain chief of staff

JUNEAU - Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell announced Monday that Mike Nizich, currently Gov. Sarah Palin's chief of staff, will remain chief of staff when Parnell takes the oath of office as governor on July 26. Nizich, 56, came to Juneau in 1971...
Alaska Lt. Gov. Parnell says he'll keep Palin's team

...our state forward. That's why I've asked them to stay." In addition to the cabinet members, Parnell says Palin's chief of staff, budget director and legislative liaison have all agreed to stay on in his administration.
Ethical dilemma

...complaints, the lawsuits," said Mike Nizich, Palin's chief of staff, at a press conference following her return to work following a disability claim, Palin's chief of staff called a meeting about where he should be placed...
Two Palin allies stepping down

...involving himself in transportation hiring decisions was not part of his job, but claimed that Mike Nizich, Palin's chief of staff, authorized it. The investigator said that Bailey claimed he was simply "monitoring" the process. Petumenos...
Gov. Palin meets with transition volunteers

...and incorporated them into the report. All comments will be read and considered, according to Mike Tibbles, Palin's chief of staff. Tibbles said some people who made comments assumed the process would be confidential. He wants to make them...
Troopergate expands into workers comp

...interviews before Palin reversed course on cooperating. Through those Branchflower learned of a meeting convened by Palin's chief of staff and attended by top Department of Administration managers. At that meeting "they dealt with Trooper Wooten...


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