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Alaska Gov.-elect Walker names 4 to key positions

...previous administration.Gov.-elect Bill Walker on Tuesday announced four appointments...Richards as the state's attorney general. Walker takes office on Monday after defeating...unsuccessful appeals.On the campaign trail, Walker said Parnell's decision to fight the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-28/alaska-gov-elect-walker-names-4-key-pos
State
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...only days away, Governor-elect Bill Walker is in the process of interviewing candidates...including the person who will lead the work on Walker's budget.Current Office of Management...retiring and will leave her position before Walker becomes governor, he said. He's been...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/walker-interviews-cabinet-positions
Local
Walker names first Cabinet picks

...before he is sworn in, Gov.-elect Bill Walker announced his first Cabinet picks - Mark...North Slope Borough finance director.Walker takes office Dec. 1. In an interview...natural gas project.During the campaign, Walker raised concerns with the state's position...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-24/walker-names-first-cabinet-picks
State
My Turn: Gratitude

...will join me in expressing your gratitude for the Parnells' service while at the same time welcoming Governor-elect Bill Walker and his family.? Win Gruening retired as the senior vice president in charge of business banking for Key Bank in 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-27/my-turn-gratitude
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Nov. 24, 2014

Thumbs up to governor-elect Walker's transition strategy. This past weekend, Walker gathered more than 250 people at the University of Alaska Anchorage to discuss policy ideas for his new administration. This type of thing happens every time...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-24/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-n
Opinion
Gara to file bill against attack ads

...missing profile for Independent candidate for governor Bill Walker, and an Alaska Republican Party ad attacking Sen. Mark Begich...Elections, which produces the guide, quickly copped to the Walker omission and released a supplemental guide including the candidate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/gara-file-bill-against-attack-ads
Local
Empire Editorial: Walker's no-win budget scenario

When Gov.-elect Bill Walker is sworn into office Dec. 1, he's...not sure when), there's a chance Walker won't have her help to accomplish...the minutia since 2007. We agree with Walker's past comments that Alaska's budget...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-23/empire-editorial-walkers-no-win-budge
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...with Parnell as well. Governor-elect Bill Walker, despite dropping the 'R' behind his name...system as well as Stedman. He will be valuable to Walker.Meanwhile, Ortiz shares with Walker that independent spirit that catapulted both...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-25/southeast-lawmakers-have-chance-creat
Opinion
My Turn: Road makes no economic sense

...DOT's current leaders face a much tougher task. They must convince legislators from around the state - and Gov.-elect Bill Walker - that Alaska should plow a half a billion dollars into a Juneau project whose economic costs vastly outweigh its benefits...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/my-turn-road-makes-no-economic-sense
Local
Judge invalidates part of statewide school funding mechanism

...Department of Education had a $1.4 billion budget, of which $222 million came from local contributions.Gov.-elect Bill Walker takes office next Monday, and is already facing a $3 billion shortfall because of lower oil prices. He campaigned on a promise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-25/judge-invalidates-part-statewide-school
State

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