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Walker downsizes state's Washington 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...still needed, AGDC spokesman Miles Baker said.Who Gov. Bill Walker may want leading the state team negotiating...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-12/walker-downsizes-states-washington-o
News
Review calls for changes in Alaska Department of Corrections

...A review of the Alaska Department of Corrections ordered by Gov. Bill Walker after several inmate deaths found outdated policies...Monegan was fired as Public Safety commissioner in 2008 by then-Gov. Sarah Palin. Critics claim Palin fired him after he refused...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state-government/2015-11-16/review-calls-for-changes
State Government
Complaint alleges campaign disclosure violations

...complaint against two political action committees that backed Gov. Bill Walker's campaign in the 2014 election. The complaint...statement. He added that the complaint "calls into question Gov. Walker's entire election." In addition to the alleged failure...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state/2015-11-11
News | State

...chronically low oil prices and relying on savings to help balance the budget.That's not sustainable, and is leaving first-term Gov. Bill Walker with some tough choices as he drafts the next budget.One of those decisions could reduce the amount of the yearly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-11-12
Gov. Walker proclaims Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has proclaimed today, Sept. 9, as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum...months of pregnancy during which women should not consume alcohol.The text of Gov. Walker's proclamation: WHEREAS, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-09-08/gov-walker-proclaims-fetal-alcoho
Opinion
Attorney General grilled over transparency

...some moments of drama.Committee briefings were mostly heavy on numbers and legalese. What could have added some excitement, Gov. Bill Walker's gas reserves tax, was pulled from the session agenda by Walker just before legislators convened.The most...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-08/attorney-general-grilled-over-transp
News
Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire

...school and damaging the Kuskokwim Learning Academy.The city council has declared a local government disaster. Officials want Gov. Bill Walker to declare a state of emergency so that funds can be allocated for recovery. Walker said at the time of his visit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-15/bethel-asks-governor-to-declare-emer
News
8 apply for coming vacancy on Alaska Supreme Court

...including conducting background checks and personal interviews, and at least two nominees will be sent to Gov. Bill Walker for his selection.Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Sunday ordered all state flags lowered in honor of the people of France. The announcement...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-15/8-apply-for-coming-vacancy-on-alaska
News
Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...planned to support Clinton, eight planned to support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and two planned to support former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley; 210 were uncommitted. Three of Alaska's four super delegates, Kim Metcalfe of Juneau; Casey Steinau...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-13/most-alaska-superdelegates-undecided
News | State Government
What others say: Closing down schools will shut down communities

...state finds itself in. Cuts must be made somewhere, even if Alaska adopts a sovereign wealth model such as the one proposed by Gov. Bill Walker this month. A cut across the board impacting all districts and all students regardless of race would be easier...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-17/what-others-say-closing-down-scho
Opinion

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