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Walker appoints three to cabinet

...said. "Ron has a good grasp of the changes necessary to improve the operational efficiencies."Cotten, a former state legislator and member of three fisheries boards, was the sole candidate nominated by both the Board of Fisheries and the Board...
Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...30 million in two payments of $7.5 million. Parnell had proposed $5 million in the fiscal year 2016 budget.State legislators from rural districts have a stake in continuing the research on chinook runs. Subsistence communities in the Yukon...
State | AK legislature
Senate minority leader says education funding boost unlikely our needs at this point."Much like Gov. Bill Walker's public survey released this week, Gardner said state legislators "should take the show on the road and go to communities across Alaska and ask their (budget) priorities...
Local | AK legislature
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...administration are still settling in as state legislators are packing up to head to Juneau...will not be spent," he said.State legislators may not take kindly, done, he said.State legislators who back the ASAP backup plan...
Man indicted in death of Alaska prosecutor

...assume responsibility for Fischer's prosecution," Welch wrote.Sullivan, a former Army attorney and Washington state legislator, began dating the woman on Nov. 21. She told authorities she had been under the impression that Fischer was comfortable...
My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

...economies over the long term and across the entire transboundary region. Alaska's congressional delegation, Alaska state legislators, local communities, fishermen, tribes, tourism businesses and others are demanding an inclusive, enforceable...
My Turn: Gratitude

...Governor's House six years ago, most Juneau residents did not know them well. Sean's previous service as a state legislator and lieutenant governor certainly made him a public figure, but not a household name. Would his Anchorage roots...
Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

...any limitations on what can be done with the voter lists. Fenumiai said any limits placed would have to come from state legislators.Alsip, who also received two emails from the group, said she plans to contact lawmakers to implement those changes...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...acting commissioner of the department until newly appointed Commissioner Mark Myers begins work Jan. 1.Former state legislator Sam Cotten was selected by Walker as acting commissioner of the Department of Fish and Game. Cotten has served on...
Local | AK legislature
Oklahoma City Public Schools board votes against replaying final minute of game

...student athletes at Douglass High School."The issue also entered the political realm, attracting the attention of state legislators. State Sen. Anastasia Pittman, an Oklahoma City Democrat, said the OSSAA board should have given Douglass a chance...


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