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My Turn: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...governors maintained Alaska hire requirements for public projects. From independent Gov. Wally Hickel to Democrat Tony Knowles to Republicans Frank Murkowski and Sarah Palin, our governors agreed that Alaska tax dollars should produce jobs for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-14/my-turn-why-im-restoring-alaska-hire-
Opinion
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

...administration of former Gov. Sarah Palin, these top jobs have been creeping north to Anchorage.In June 2000, under Gov. Tony Knowles, 12 of 14 commissioners were working in Juneau, according to a report from the Department of Administration's personnel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-04
Local | AK legislature
Governor clears desks at Alaska DOT

...The Road project has experienced stops and starts throughout the years as governors have come and gone. Former Gov. Tony Knowles was the last to put the kibosh on the Lynn Canal Highway; the administrations after him exhumed the project.Walker...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-12/governor-clears-desks-alaska-dot
State | Local | AK legislature
Still no boss for DOT roads in Southeast

...Commissioner Mike Hanley is the only one who has committed to living in Juneau full time.In June 2000, under Gov. Tony Knowles, 12 of 14 commissioners were working in Juneau, according to a report from the Department of Administration's personnel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-03/still-no-boss-dot-roads-southeast
State | AK legislature
Walker names investigator

...1977, earned her law degree from Gonzaga University in 1982 and was appointed to the superior court in 1999 by Gov. Tony Knowles. She retired in 2011. She will be paid about $157 per hour, up to $50,000, for the investigation, a spokesperson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/walker-names-investigator
State | AK legislature
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...recognitions and professional interests?My most memorable awards were from two of Alaska's governors: Walter Hickel and Tony Knowles, for helping to connect Alaska and Russian Far East back in 1990s. Another important one was a national award from...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/educator-spotlight-janna-lelchuk
Neighbors
My Turn: Real leaders aren't scared to talk taxes

...personal income tax in 1980. The last time a governor seriously looked at reinstating it was in 1999. That's when Gov. Tony Knowles was faced with a budget dilemma similar to today's, as oil prices dropped below $20 a barrel for the first time in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-05/my-turn-real-leaders-arent-scared-tal
Opinion
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...Juneau as a legislative aide for the better part of Tony Knowles' time as governor. At one point I remember Gov. Knowles...Appropriations Committee Chairman as long as possible."Tony Knowles was keenly aware how crucial seniority - and the resultant...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-01/2014-election-brings-new-energy-us-se
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...Party's initiative. But that wasn't the end of the story linked to Alaska's personal income tax. An attempt by Gov. Tony Knowles to address a looming budget shortfall in 1999 led him to introduce a package of three bills to raise revenue for the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-28/my-turn-alaskas-budget-history
Opinion
Mayor Sullivan supports Juneau as capital, won't relocate if elected lt. gov.

...office. Ulmer, who served as Juneau's mayor before her time as lieutenant governor from 1994 to 2002 under Gov. Tony Knowles, was the last lieutenant governor to live in Juneau full time.Unlike the office of governor, which comes with a home...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/mayor-sullivan-supports-juneau-capital-
Local

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