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A story in Wednesday's Empire gave an incorrect first name for Gov. Sarah Palin's spokeswoman. Sharon Leighow is the governor's deputy press secretary and deputy communications director. Sound off on the important issues at
Washington governor explores economic opportunity in Alaska

...transportation matters, but I think this dinner is more about establishing a relationship with the two governors," said Palin's spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow. As for the port issue, Gregoire spent much of Monday reassuring shippers and other Alaskans...
Alaska editorial: Independent look needed at new oil production tax making an "informal investigation" into potential wrongdoing when lawmakers approved the law, according to Palin's spokeswoman Meghan Stapleton. The state, however, can't push too hard lest it complicate the federal investigation, which...
Palin directs agencies to seek stimulus funds

...has been consistent all along with her concerns regarding increasing the national debt and growing government," Palin's spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, said in an e-mail Wednesday to The Associated Press. "She asked the Legislature to conduct...
State sending supplies to flooded communities

...damage in Eagle on Monday, accompanied by John Madden, director of the state Division of Homeland Security, said Palin's spokeswoman Sharon Leighow. Andrews said the state emergency management team is on the ground in Eagle "and will be there...
Palin admin releases breakdown of ethics expenses

...773 hours of staff time doing tasks related to public records requests and ethics complaints, whether it be the Palin's spokeswoman answering questions about complaints, staffers making copies, or time the head of the governor's Anchorage...
Levi: Palin wanted to adopt her grandchild Saturday. Excerpts of the interview were posted Wednesday on the magazine's Web site. Meghan Stapleton, Palin's spokeswoman, did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but has previously discounted Johnston's allegations...
Records: Palin cabins not noted in tax assessment

...This is another blatant attempt to manufacture a story about the Palins following more defamatory swipes," Palin's spokeswoman Meghan Stapleton said in an e-mail to The Associated Press. Dunivan said a photo of a large cabin posted on...
Colberg wins Mat-Su mayor race

...Wayne Anthony Ross, Palin's choice to replace Colberg. Richard Svobodny remains the acting attorney general. Palin's spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said the governor's chief of staff, Mike Nizich, has interviewed about a dozen candidates for...
Palin resignation costs Alaska at least $40,000

...months before the end of her first term. Suggesting the resignation cost the state is "incredibly misleading," Palin's spokeswoman, Meghan Stapleton, said in an e-mail Friday. "The resignation was quite simply added to a previously scheduled...


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