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Parnell defends actions on refinery closure

...environmental-cleanup issue needs to be resolved, and he called for Parnell to take a "personal interest" in the matter. Former Gov. Frank Murkowski said in a column that Parnell has to act more aggressively.Parnell defended himself in the editorial-board...
Local legislators prepare to reconvene

...talks when the session resumes. Following Gov. Sean Parnell's plan to abandon the natural gas pipeline law set by former Gov. Sarah Palin and invest with TransCanada in a revised natural gas partnership, Chenault said passing natural gas legislation...
What others say: Parnell edges away from flawed gas pipeline model

...itself from the agreement the state signed with TransCanada in 2008, under AGIA's terms, during the administration of former Gov. Sarah Palin.Much has changed in the world of natural gas since 2008. The boom in shale gas has cut Lower 48 prices...
Primary a year away, but campaign rhetoric heating up

...Jones later corrected himself when asked about it by a reporter.And then there are claims on both sides related to former Gov. Sarah Palin.The 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate told a radio host she had "considered" running for...
Board of Fish's Brown resigns

...that organization is waiting to hear back about the governor's criteria for a replacement.Brown was appointed by former Gov. Sarah Palin for his first term in 2008, and then reappointed by Gov. Parnell for a second term. His term was set...
Former gov stumps for gas pipeline

During the latest speech of his months-long tour of Alaska, former Alaska Gov.
Business news

...The Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on May 15 at the Kenai Visitor Center. Former Gov. Frank Murkowski will speak on "Who Owns Alaska." Lunch is $15. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-7989.Bishops Attic...
Coming Clean: 'When all the cards were dealt'

...Peggy Arness had been the Kenai Chamber of Commerce executive director and served as an aid to former Sen. Ted Stevens, former Gov. Frank Murkowski and U.S. Rep. Don Young. "It is just offensive," Joe Arness said about what was inferred, even...
Parnell asks for resignations from commissioners, officials

...ask some officials to stay on. The action is a signal that Parnell intends to stake out new policies that differ from former Gov. Sarah Palin, who he replaced when Palin resigned in the middle of her term. Parnell has been criticized for not making...
Fed money stabilizes state finances

...spending increases, he said. Galvin credited the Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act, passed under the leadership of former Gov. Sarah Palin, with getting the state a fair share of its oil profits as its passage coincided with the run up in oil...


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