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

...had the same result in 2012 that I had in 2010 on the same issue," Parnell wrote in an email to his spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, and Nizich was copied in to the note.Parnell has said Nizich went to the FBI when he heard about specific conduct...
Alaska's same-sex marriage ban is overturned

...marriages. One couple is not yet married. The state intends to appeal the ruling, Gov. Sean Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said in an email to The Associated Press. Parnell said in a statement Sunday that he must defend the Alaska Constitution...
State budget director to retire

...Palin. It was not confirmed when she will leave the position. Neither Rehfeld or Gov. Sean Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow returned Friday afternoon requests for comment.The governor's office announced Thursday that it transmitted...
Spokeswoman defends insurance rate review process

...spokeswoman has said Alaska could offer more affordable options with a stronger rate review program.Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said the state's review process was determined to be "fully adequate" by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Supreme Court denies Alaska's request in Alaska, and offices where couples could get licenses weren't open, but will issue licenses again Monday, Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, said in an email to The Associated Press.Messages left for attorneys on...
Court agrees to review Roadless Rule

...until the court can give the issue a thorough review.""Today's decision is extremely disappointing," said Sharon Leighow, spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell. "It was the state's position that this case did not meet the criteria for...
Slumping oil prices means widened budget gap

...This fiscal year's state budget is based on an oil price of $105.06 per barrel, Gov. Sean Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said in an email. Of the $4.5 billion budgeted in general fund unrestricted revenue, 85 percent of that, or...
A tale of two bills

...Without a healthy oil industry, it's hard to picture a scenario where a gasline is built," Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow told the Empire in an email. "Fundamentally, LNG is about long-term commercial agreements; where a country commits...
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Palin urges repeal of Alaska's oil tax structure for improvements. Critics of ACES said it took too much money at higher oil prices, discouraging investment.Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, who championed the new tax law and was Palin's lieutenant governor, said...
Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

...court, the governor believes he is bound by his oath to defend Alaska's Constitution," Parnell's spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, said in an email to The Associated Press. "That is what he is doing."The state planned to file its appeal for...


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