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Palin pays state for family travel

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin reimbursed the state for more than $8,100 in costs associated with trips taken by her children.
Judge rules in Palin's favor in e-mail case

ANCHORAGE - A judge ruled Wednesday that the Alaska governor's office can continue to use private e-mail accounts to conduct state business, as former Gov. Sarah Palin sometimes did.
Democrats blast Palin for speech

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Democrats on Monday accused Gov. Sarah Palin of abdicating her duties with her decision to travel outside the state this week as the state Legislature's session winds down.
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.
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

Gov. Sarah Palin leaves office today, claiming continual "frivolous" ethics complaints have driven her from the governorship.
Two Palin allies stepping down

Two close allies of former Gov. Sarah Palin are leaving state employment. The aides, Frank Bailey, director of the Office of Boards and Commissions, and Kris Perry, director of the governor's Anchorage office, are on their way out, said Sharon Leighow, spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell.
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

Gov. Sarah Palin's controversial decision to fire her public safety commissioner may not present the same risks for her vice-presidential campaign as does a possible attempt to interfere in the state workers compensation system.


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