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Walker downsizes state's Washington office

...C.The lobbying office for the state will be reduced to two positions.Gov. Bill Walker says he and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, along with cabinet members, will fill the void in lobbying efforts and outreach to federal officials. Walker anticipates...
What others say: Bennett's visit reason for cautious optimism

...about the conversations taking place between Canadian and Alaskan leadership.For the past week, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has opened the doors, so to speak, of the Southeast region to British Columbia's Minister of Energy and Mines Bill...
State Supreme Court hears setnet ban arguments

...setnets in urban areas to be allowed in the 2016 election cycle. The court has no deadline for a decision.Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott certified the ballot initiative after the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance submitted 43,000 signatures in support...
What others say: Implicit value

...legislators confront the daunting prospect of billion-dollar budget deficits every year for the near future. Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott declared it "crisis time" for the ferry system at the Southeast Conference. The head of the ferry system, Mike...
Meet the woman in charge of Alaska's elections

...assumed control of a state agency facing - as many are - significant changes in the coming months. When Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott named her the successor to longtime elections commissioner Gail Fenumiai in July, there was criticism from some corners...
AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...actions will be successful, but said that to do nothing guarantees failure.Also speaking at the opening was Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, a Tlingit who was born in the southeast Alaska village of Yakutat and was the Democratic nominee for governor last...
State hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...state-agency costs related to Obama's visit. The contract was in documents released by the offices of Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott for their associated costs.The documents included an invoice for $1,925 from Clark James Mishler Photography for...
Soldotna pot ordinance goes up in smoke

...of "public," which was defined by the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and signed by Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott earlier this year. The failed ordinance's definition of "public" and the ABC Board's definition are similar...
Walker announces merger of Alaska Labor agencies

...Drygas said.State government has shrunk in other areas, Walker said. He's sharing a chief of staff with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and each department is looking for ways to combine functions and save money."You absolutely can expect to see more...
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...confirmed to her that the appointment had been made.Gillis said she requested a meeting with Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, Walker's informal fisheries adviser, to discuss the appointment. Mallott did not attend the meeting, where Walker...


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