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Troopers investigate tasing

...them "in accordance with their training and the specifics of the situation," said troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters. Former Gov. Sean Parnell signed a bill last year that will allow village public safety officers to carry a firearm. The allegations...
Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting salmon in a changing climate assignments. We need Gov. Bill Walker to re-establish the Sub-Cabinet on Climate Change that languished under former Gov. Sean Parnell's administration to guide state-specific policies and decisions.We need to do more than fill the...
Walker administration removes transportation commissioner

...Grace Jang said Walker insists on having commissioners aligned with his decisions and policies.Kemp was a holdover from former Gov. Sean Parnell's administration. He had planned to retire at the end of November but stayed on as acting commissioner...
Kenai, Kodiak chinook salmon research a casualty of Walker's budget cuts

...Chinook Salmon Research Initiative - a holdover from former Gov. Sean Parnell's administration - have tabled three...research initiative is one of many items Walker cut from former Gov. Sean Parnell's proposed capital budget, potentially...
Uncertain year for mega-projects

...prioritize the state's big projects. In an October interview with the Journal he referred to the Juneau access road as former Gov. Sean Parnell's "road to reelection." Parnell had said the state has sufficient funds to investigate large projects...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, or AGIA, an initiative of former Gov. Sarah Palin.This was a project that awarded a state...switch to LNG early on, a course ultimately endorsed by former Gov. Sean Parnell and the North Slope producers, which...
Senate majority looks to hire ex-military affairs official

...the AP terms of the contract were still being negotiated.Pierre, whose communications experience includes work with former Gov. Frank Murkowski, more recently served as a deputy commissioner with the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs...
Lawmakers call on Walker to reign in budget

...submissions.Walker's operating budget, required to be submitted by Dec. 15, was prepared by his predecessor, former Gov. Sean Parnell, and Walker has not endorsed it. After collecting suggestions from the public, he plans to submit revised...
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...United Fishermen of Alaska.Sullivan, though formerly Alaska's Department of Natural Resources commissioner under former Gov. Parnell, has less working experience with the commercial fishing industry and less clout.Young chaired the House...
Walker submits pared down capital budget

...revenue forecast.He also submitted an operating budget for fiscal year 2016 that was developed by his predecessor, former Gov. Sean Parnell, and that Walker has not endorsed.Monday marked the statutory deadline for Walker to submit budget...


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