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What others say: New idea for DOT: Look at an old idea

...will look to an old one already written down in Alaska's playbook of ideas.We're talking about former Gov. Frank Murkowski's Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan, first announced in 2004 and intended to link communities throughout the...
Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...requirements for public projects. From Independent Governor Wally Hickel to Democrat Tony Knowles to Republicans Frank Murkowski and Sarah Palin, our governors agreed that Alaska tax dollars should produce jobs for Alaskans. Unfortunately...
Report: Low taxes lulled as budget swelled

...and a state income tax that caused citizens to watch the budget. Frasca was later budget director for former Gov. Frank Murkowski.It was on her watch that state revenues plummeted, in 2000, during a previous oil price plunge and Murkowski had...
What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

...or minimize deficits in the coming years.One such idea came to the fore 10 years ago, proposed by then-Gov. Frank Murkowski and endorsed eagerly by the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. board of directors.The idea was known as the Percent of...
Kenai Peninsula residents involved with Walker transition team

...Cook Inlet Drift Association executive director Roland Maw is also on the team. Maw said he helped former governors Frank Murkowski and Sarah Palin with their transitions into office and was looking forward to weighing in on fisheries management...
Voices of Alaska: Legalizing recreational marijuana not in Alaska's interest

...not for sale. We have defeated this issue once and we can do it again. Big Marijuana, Big Mistake for Alaska.Frank Murkowski represented Alaska in the U.S. Senate from 1981-2002 and served as governor from 2002-2006.
Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...Juneau's Mendenhall Valley Public Library July 14.Opposing them was Jim Clark, former chief of staff to Gov. Frank Murkowski and Murkowski's former Revenue Commissioner and Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. chief Bill Corbus.Alaskans...
Voices of Alaska: Don't be fooled by phony support for minimum wage this case, true to his word. In May 2003, the Legislature repealed the indexing provision in a bill signed by Frank Murkowski. Seventeen Majority legislators who had voted for the bill in 2002 voted to gut it in 2003.Had they left the indexing...
Parnell defends actions on refinery closure

...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 meeting...
What others say: AGIA is buried, but the pipeline dream lives on

...Of some irony here is that Gov. Parnell is proposing that the state become a part owner in the project. Gov. Frank Murkowski, during his term from 2002-2006, proposed the state take a 20 percent equity share in a gas pipeline.Gov. Murkowski...


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