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What others say: Compromise is a worthwhile gamble

...Juneau. We've seen the actions and effects of capital creep too much to act any differently.But on Wednesday, Gov. Bill Walker offered a compromise. He told lawmakers that if they can pass a full and complete budget, he'll let them work on...
Legislators may get last word on gasline funds

After a session spent dueling with Gov. Bill Walker over his plan to spend $85 million in state funds to increase the size of a state-led natural gas pipeline, and Walker's...
Peninsula Clarion editorial: Time to watch for two-wheeled vehicles

...including giving adequate space when passing or following.For unmotorized cyclists, a proclamation issued Friday by Gov. Bill Walker proclaims the month of May as Bike Month; May 6 as Bike to School Day; and May 11-15 as Bike to Work Week. Some...
Resolution passes allowing recess while committees meet

...and Senate Finance committees continue to meet.The votes came on the third day of a special session called by Gov. Bill Walker and a day after Walker told legislators to stay in Juneau and keep working on the budget. It also came amid a stalemate...
What others say: When is it time to talk revenue? wiped out and a state income tax implemented before ever collecting a penny on a liquified natural gasline.Gov. Bill Walker has said repeatedly that Alaska doesn't have a spending problem, it has a revenue problem. We agree, for the most...
Walker says he won't rescind special session proclamation

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker told legislators Wednesday that he expects them to continue their work on the state operating budget in Juneau.However, he said...
Fish board remains to be filled

Gov. Bill Walker has yet another appointment to make to a shorthanded Board of Fisheries, and this time the Legislature won't be in the equation...
State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

...after Guard chaplains took their concerns to his administration as early as 2010. Parnell lost the election to Gov. Bill Walker. Parnell has said Katkus had assured him reports of sexual assault and fraud were being properly handled. Parnell...
Legislature adjourns; governor calls special session

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker spared little time in calling state lawmakers into a special session...minority wanted too much.It was not immediately clear how Gov. Bill Walker would respond. Walker spokeswoman Grace Jang has said the governor...
State-led gas line scores low on credibility

Two consultants to the state Legislature have warned that Gov. Bill Walker's quest for an expanded state-led natural gas pipeline could undermine the larger industry-led gas project in which the state...


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