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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees a statement Monday, Nixon didn't say he'd block Syrian refugees from settling in Missouri. Three Republican candidates for governor want Nixon to do so, citing safety concerns.MONTANA (0)Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday the state...
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Legislature again refuses to vote on appointees

...accomplishes anything to say who hatched the plan." But asked about a rumor that U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski, a Republican candidate for governor, requested inaction on the appointments, Leman said he had not talked to Murkowski about that. Sen. Lyda...
Gubernatorial race may attract national money

...have been campaigning hard against Murkowski. "The Republican Governors Association exists to support Republican candidates for governor and spends money in accordance with state campaign finance laws," said spokesman Rob Van Raaphorst...
Ulmer education plan ups funding

ANCHORAGE - Under Fran Ulmer's education plan, school districts would be in line for more money and would have more time to figure out how to spend it. As for students, Ulmer said, they need more time in school. Lt. Gov. Ulmer, the Democratic gubernatorial front-runner in the primary next week, outlined a four-part plan for improving education in the state and acknowledged it would require spending more money.
Murkowski says he'll boost mining

ANCHORAGE - Republican candidate for governor Frank Murkowski says the state should help build roads to open remote mining areas, including one near Juneau. Murkowski listed...
SE Conference considers alternate ferry management

...commissioned by Southeast Conference. The organization is planning a more detailed follow-up to the study. Republican candidate for governor and U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski told the organization on Tuesday he supports a board-of-directors approach...
APOC takes up soft money regulations

...Democratic gubernatorial candidate, and Democratic Gov. Tony Knowles. But the commission dismissed allegations Republican candidate for governor Frank Murkowski had any ties to the group. Americans for Job Security, a Virginia-based nonprofit group...
State Briefs

...586-0600. Murkowski heads back to Washington, D.C. FAIRBANKS - U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski, the Republican candidate for governor, said he has been called back to Washington, D.C., for several days by the chairman of the House-Senate...
Capital move issue stays in spotlight

Republican candidate for governor Sarah Palin says she is not in favor of moving either the state capital or the Legislature from Juneau, while Democrat Tony Knowles...
Moderate Republicans unite, vote for Palin

...for many years. The Mainstream (moderate) Republicans of Washington have a proud history of supporting Republican candidates for governor and the Legislature who can bring the best in leadership skills to that office. While we have not always...


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