Expert: Westboro Baptist protesters unlikely to show 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...
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...
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 debates starting later...
State | AK legislature
Legislature passes bill on AGDC appointment

...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...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: Democrats never let good news go to waste

...when it comes to math.Democrats, you see, have every reason to be frustrated after spending years attacking Gov. Sean Parnell, legislators and oil companies and shrieking about an oil tax "giveaway" that they claimed offered no assurances...
Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...there is a dual purpose to this initiative," Micciche said.In a recent interview with the Empire, Republican Gov. Sean Parnell said there isn't a difference between the effectiveness of an initiative-created law and one proposed by the Legislature...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Separation of Oil and State

...Alaska's gas to Alaskans first and then to the world via LNG exports to the Asian markets on Alaska's terms. Gov. Sean Parnell was fixed on the highway route to Canada. That failed study has cost us $330 million and wasted six years of market...
Parnell puts on virtual town hall

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell is having a virtual town hall tonight at 6 p.m. for Alaskans to ask questions on key issues facing the Last Frontier.The questions...
House panel moves Gov.'s pension plan

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee advanced Gov. Sean Parnell's plan for addressing the state's pension obligation Tuesday, but the issue is far from settled.As HB385 was moving from...
State | AK legislature
Child abuse in Alaska: Knowing the signs and the steps

...big difference in a child's life. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Alaska, named by a declaration by Gov. Sean Parnell in February and legislation passing the Alaska House and Senate earlier this month. It has been declared Child Abuse...


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