No Parnell-Mallott debates scheduled for Juneau

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell is ready to run for re-election.On Wednesday, Parnell's re-election campaign announced 10 campaign...late October.The debates are the first for Parnell, whose campaign says he has focused on legislative...
Parnell puts on virtual town hall

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell is having a virtual town hall, by posting to Parnell's Facebook page or by tweeting them...what's on the minds of Alaskans," Parnell told the Empire in an email. "I encourage...
With one week to go, Parnell weighs in on the issues decade, but Republican Gov. Sean Parnell is looking beyond the shortfalls and days of the 2014 Legislature are Parnell-backed priorities that focus on issues...interview with the Juneau Empire Friday, Parnell explained his reasoning for introducing...
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House panel moves Gov.'s pension plan

...Finance Committee advanced Gov. Sean Parnell's plan for addressing the state's...toward the teachers retirement system than Parnell proposed - perhaps around $2 billion...function of spending and revenue trends.Parnell's plan calls for taking $3 billion...
State | AK legislature
Parnell pitches own retirement bill

Gov. Sean Parnell introduced his public employees' and teachers' retirement system fix...Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, that he was introducing the bill, Parnell said the lump sum payment would increase funding to the retirement systems...
State | AK legislature
Expert: Westboro Baptist protesters unlikely to show

...pickets in Anchorage, and the church's proposed actions have been condemned by Alaska political leaders, including Gov. Sean Parnell.The latest came Wednesday from U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, who said in a release that unlike for most visitors...
My Turn: Keep public court documents public

...electric light the most efficient policeman."The Alaska Press Club sincerely hopes that the Alaska Legislature and Gov. Sean Parnell will take those words into account when considering this law.? The Alaska Press Club board includes 11 members and one...
Parnell calls committee pension plan 'immoral'

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell on Thursday said a House Finance Committee...the obligation to future generations.Parnell said he wants the proposal removed from...pension liability of about $12 billion.Parnell in December proposed taking $3 billion...
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Parnell seeks tax credits for state refineries

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has put forth a proposal that may assist...cheaper fuel to in-state customers.Parnell's proposal is a new tax credit that...resources accessible to Alaskans," Parnell said in a statement.The goal is making...
State | AK legislature
Legislature passes bill on AGDC appointment

...a former pipeline company executive from Texas, to serve on the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.Gov. Sean Parnell appointed Rabinow last September and has defended the appointment as falling within his discretion under the constitution...
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