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My Turn: Governor Walker: Alaska has a place at the boardroom table and global markets. Over the last three years, the leadership in the House and Senate, and the previous Parnell administration, had worked tirelessly to get our state towards that objective. What has the result been?Progress. Real...
Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

...change that included the ouster of then-adjutant general Thomas Katkus.The allegations and criticism of the Parnell administration's handling of allegations shadowed last year's gubernatorial race.Since taking office, Walker's administration...
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

...Administration's personnel division. In June 2008, under Palin, that number had dropped to five. By the end of the Parnell administration, only four remained.During his campaign, Walker made a point to share his plans to live in Juneau, and said...
Local | AK legislature
Still no boss for DOT roads in Southeast

...Administration's personnel division. In June 2008, under Sarah Palin, that number had dropped to five. By the end of the Parnell administration, only four remained.Although he made promises to turn that trend around, Walker acknowledges that hiring...
State | AK legislature
State looks to expand Medicaid in July

...According to a study of the impact of Medicaid expansion in the state, completed by the Lewin Group for the Parnell administration in 2013, about 20,000 Alaskans are completely uninsured and not covered by the federal government's Indian...
State | Local | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: King salmon research is worth preserving

...subsistence fishermen and recreational fishermen alike. There's a reason they're called "kings."When the Parnell administration began the Chinook Salmon Research Initiative, it emphasized that king salmon should be ADFG's No. 1 priority...
My Turn: Support the Alaska Marine Highway System, Gov. Walker

...areas, extra stops were added, increasing the ability of Alaskans to travel.In the past few years under the Parnell administration, DOT Commissioner Pat Kemp and Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost, the major push for transportation funding and...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...TransCanada's portion of the 42-inch gas pipeline and Gas Treatment Plant.Previously, state officials in the Parnell administration had said a special session of the Legislature is likely in late 2015 to ratify these agreements, but Walker has...
Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...budget, considering the amount of focus the ADFG has put on the chinook initiative since its inception. When the Parnell administration began the payments, it emphasized that king salmon should be ADFG's number one priority. The department did...
State | AK legislature
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...approves them. The rest are considered "acting" or "interim."Four commissioners were carried over from the Parnell administration: the Department of Education and Early Development's Mike Hanley; the Department of Environmental Conservation's...
Local | AK legislature


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