State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

...pages of emails covering the National Guard scandal, but they revealed little new information into how former Gov. Sean Parnell's administration handled the allegations of sexual assault and misconduct.The state had initially released about...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for April 27, 2015

...had been awaited for months, ever since newspapers and radio stations across the state asked for it as then-Gov. Sean Parnell was grilled about what he did, what he didn't do, and when he did or didn't do it. We don't know what all is...
Alaska Editorial: Legislature should listen on Medicaid

...the Last Frontier. It was one of Gov. Bill Walker's most successful issues in his campaign against former Gov. Sean Parnell. A recent poll found support of both the governor and Medicaid expansion surpass 60 percent among Alaska residents...
What's next for Sean Parnell?

It was perfect timing.Just days after conceding defeat to independent candidate for governor Bill Walker, Gov. Sean Parnell welcomed his first grandchild into the world.Rowan, born to Parnell's eldest daughter, Grace, and her husband...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30

...Alaska has the highest rates of sexual assault and domestic assault in the country, and the campaign started by Gov. Sean Parnell does a good job of raising awareness.Thumbs down to irony. Hours after the march, the Alaska Legislature cut $1...
Empire Editorial: Don't delete history

...database, in cases where charges were dismissed or acquitted.A similar piece of legislation reached former Gov. Sean Parnell's desk in 2014. Fortunately, he vetoed it. During a past interview with the Empire, Parnell said he shot down...
Empire Editorial: When it comes to a gas pipeline, Alaska should carry a backup plan

...really glad you have it.Lately, the Alaska Legislature has been talking a lot about the gas pipeline. Under Gov. Sean Parnell, Alaska signed a deal with Big Oil that would build one from the North Slope down to the Kenai Peninsula. By all accounts...
Sean Parnell betrays Alaska's trust

Like many Alaskans, I have been waiting for Gov. Sean Parnell to resign. He is involved in a four-year coverup...especially the victims of these horrific crimes. Firing Sean Parnell is the right thing to do. Vote Bill Walker for Governor...
My Turn: The lipstick on a Legislative Council-spending pig is half that amount. This all happened before oil prices fell by 50 percent. But even back then, former Gov. Sean Parnell's administration was projecting a $1.1 billion deficit. How did the Legislature decide it would be a prudent use...
Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...Chancellor Tom Case made about $274,000 and is provided off-campus housing, according to the report.Former Gov. Sean Parnell made $139,000 in calendar year 2014.Kelly said he removed the directive to reorganize management because "governors...
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