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Governor cuts prisoner transportation program funds

...laughing when Gov. Frank Murkowski vetoed funding to turn the job over to the state. Anchorage Police Department Chief Walter Monegan says the veto means keeping six officers off the streets, and it also violates a contract between the state and city...
Limits on gun toting loosen

...could leave vulnerable the clerks, accountants and other government workers inside, said Anchorage Police Chief Walter Monegan. "Now we could be in a confrontation with an angry individual demanding to see somebody, and they are armed...
Court clears way for Palin probe

...and documents, which they forwarded to others in the administration, and he questioned how Wooten kept his job. Walter Monegan says he was fired from his job as public safety commissioner for not dismissing Wooten, a claim that eventually led...
Ethics probe hits hardest at Todd, not Sarah Palin

...prevailed upon the commissioner to get rid of him. "I thought that was odd and made me a little uncomfortable," said Walter Monegan, the commissioner, who later was fired by Gov. Palin. "We're having it in the governor's office, and he's...
Outside Editorial: Alaska's family feud

...extraordinary. Within a few weeks of Ms. Palin's inauguration, her newly installed public safety commissioner, Walter Monegan, was summoned to a meeting with the governor's husband, Todd Palin, at which the "First Gentleman" pressed...
Monegan says Palin image is damaged

WASHINGTON - Former Alaska Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan said Monday he feels "relieved" by a legislative report concluding that Gov. Sarah Palin abused her authority by trying to have...
Todd Palin says contacts with his wife's administration were proper the best I can, and she has helped me." The Palins are accused of pressuring Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan to fire a state trooper who had gone through a messy divorce with the governor's sister. When he resisted, Monegan...
Palin testifies in ethics dispute

...apolitical investigator look into this." The board is investigating the firing of her public safety commissioner, Walter Monegan. Monegan claims he was dismissed because he refused to fire Palin's former brother-in-law, a state trooper...
Governor to give deposition in second Troopergate inquiry Friday

...divorce with Palin's sister. But Branchflower found Palin was within her right to fire Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan. Monegan had said he was dismissed for refusing to fire Wooten, but Palin has denied that. She said she fired Monegan...


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