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Saving cash, better communication top DOT aviation priorities

...Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner John Binder said the Statewide...Binder took over for former deputy commissioner and head of state aviation...Binder as well as (former deputy commissioner) Hatter is greatly improved...
Disaster funds split unresolved

...Commission. As of March 7, the state had not yet decided if it would pursue administering the 2012 funds. ADFG Deputy Commissioner Kevin Brooks said Fish and Game was not actively pursuing the role, and Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov...
Panel advances pay plan for top state officials

...Gordon Harrison said at the Anchorage meeting that it seemed the rationale behind that motion was to not penalize a deputy commissioner for taking the job of commissioner. If the board wants to remove financial disincentives, he said the pay increases...
HB 77 needs work

...of individuals to appeal those decisions.Those are big concerns. Indeed, the Clarion reported that even DNR Deputy Commissioner Ed Fogels said that the measure is "far-reaching and controversial."The intent of the bill is to streamline...

...further investigation."In child protection, you are always walking a difficult line," said Cindy Walcott, deputy commissioner of Vermont's Department for Children and Families."Obviously you want to protect children from harm, but...
Opposition could lead to changes in HB 77

...permitting process."There's a lot of concern and opposition to specific parts of HB 77," said Ed Fogels, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, at the hearing held Dec. 10 in Homer at the Alaska Islands and...
Central Peninsula speaks out against HB77 favor of a resource extraction economy. Parnell sponsored HB77 but Alaska Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner Ed Fogels said his department wrote the bill largely by building upon HB 61, which passed with "hardly a sneeze...
State considers taking control of wetland permit process 1977 to give states the option of wetlands primacy, only Michigan and New Jersey have taken advantage.DNR Deputy Commissioner Ed Fogels has said obtaining wetlands primacy would add about 30 full-time positions to the agency group and...
Prisoner re-entry center targets recidivism

...rate of criminal recidivism. The Department of Corrections' former head of parole and probation is now the "deputy commissioner for prisoner re-entry and programming." That's not just lip service, said Cathleen McLaughlin, a board...
ANILCA hearing focuses on subsistence values, challenges

...federal program, and supported the projects and co-management in general.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Deputy Commissioner Craig Fleener offered the state's perspective, including instances where state management is working, and the...


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