Walker introduces transition team

ANCHORAGE - Bill Walker, the leading candidate for Alaska governor, introduced former state Sen. Rick Halford and Ana Hoffman of Bethel on Wednesday as co-chairs of his gubernatorial transition team.Walker, an independent, hasn't...
Kudos to Kerttula

...contributions, you will note by the tributes below that Rep. Kerttula left her mark in special ways.Former Senate President Rick Halford: "If it were not for Beth Kerttula's efforts and her experience in dealing with the oil industry, there is a high...
Legislative centennial deemed a success

...evening "happy hour" presented by University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Terrence Cole and former Senate President Rick Halford, R-Chugiak, started off with a primer on Wickersham, the progressive movement of the early 20th century, women's...
Legislative centennial celebration concludes

...late afternoon "happy hour" with University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Terrence Cole and former Senate President Rick Halford, R-Chugiak, about the Prohibition era in Alaska, which began earlier than it did elsewhere in the United States...
Final agenda for legislative centennial

...Legislative History" in a round-robin format.The last program will be at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Cole and former Sen. Rick Halford will lead a "happy hour" program on "Prohibition in Territorial Alaska."Stevens will deliver closing remarks Tuesday...
William Thomas Maher II

...tenure with the legislature, he worked for Representatives Eileen MacLean, Mark Hanley, and Gail Phillips and Senators Rick Halford, Gene Therriault, and Lyman Hoffman.Tom was recognized as a natural leader on fiscal policy and political issues...
Time for Alaska to fight back

...Governors Wally Hickel and Jay Hammond, state constitution framer Vic Fischer and former Senate Presidents Chancy Croft and Rick Halford saw the threat to Alaska's financial health and formed Backbone. Through a media campaign, Backbone alerted Alaskans...
Gas-line bill dead for now

...increase in the alcohol excise tax raising about $20 million, is expected to have any chance. But Senate President Rick Halford says he wants to see floor votes on all the bills. On a 13-7 vote, the Senate passed a bill establishing a "Let...
Feds say they'll stay out of gas line competition

...Congress passed its loan guarantees, it was clear that it would apply to the Alaska and the Canadian route," said Rick Halford, the consultant. Processing multiple applications for a gas line - one would take about 38 months - "would be a real...
Prison bill moving in Senate

...billion fiscal gap. Knowles has pushed the Senate to act on four revenue bills passed by the House, and Senate President Rick Halford said he hopes to have floor votes on all four. * Members of the House debated Sunday whether or not they should be...


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