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Walker's decisions a step in right direction

...moving in the right direction for Alaskans for a variety of reasons. As a 41 year Alaskan I remember the Governors Jay Hammond and Wally Hickel, and their administrations and I remember them very favorably for their integrity and their competence...
Appointment process not following the rules

Jay Hammond must be rolling in his grave at the current...his first term as Senator, the young Jay Hammond sought a way to protect Education and...three years longer than the term limit Jay Hammond initially envisioned. So much for checks...
Push made to establish Jay Hammond refuge

...move ahead with establishing the Jay Hammond State Game Refuge. There have...ideas for honoring former Gov. Jay Hammond since his untimely passing in 2005...all at public expense. Honoring Jay Hammond with passage of SB 67 will extend...
Report: Low taxes lulled as budget swelled

...there were efforts to enlist independent citizen reviews of state programs, Wohforth said."Even in the (Govs. Jay) Hammond and (Walter) Hickel eras (of the 1970s and 1980s) there were budget management reviews of state operations by independent...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...terms.Since statehood in 1959, two men, Bill Egan and Wally Hickel, served non-consecutive terms. Three - Egan, Jay Hammond and Tony Knowles - served back-to-back terms.When asked which number Walker holds, the state historian, Jo Antonson...
Ballot Measure 4 protects salmon for future generations

...Measure 4 is passed.The Fisheries ReserveIn 1972, the Alaska Legislature, under the leadership of then-Senator Jay Hammond, created the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve. The Reserve encompasses critical watersheds and portions of two national...
Legislature should hold hearing on referendum

...isn't just a threat to our Constitutional values - it also threatens the Permanent Fund. Bella Hammond, widow of Jay Hammond, is one of the primary sponsors working to pass Proposition One. We should honor the Hammond legacy by repealing the...
State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...discovery of oil on the North Slope, Alaska wasn't nearly so rich a state. Even with a state income tax (which Gov. Jay Hammond ditched in 1980 after the oil ship had come in), state revenues were far lower than modern levels, as were state...
Rare license plate finds a home at Kenai Vet Center

...of Kenai Vet Center with Gov. Jay Hammond's license plate found by Veteran...infamous ?Bush Rat? Governor Jay Hammond?s pick-up is now the property...plate used by the late Governor Jay Hammond,? Bannock told the Dispatch...
Meeting of the minds

Former Alaska Gov. Jay Hammond, (back to camera) converses with community leaders from Kenai...standing and seated, Jim Fisher, Jim Payne and George Day. Left. Jay Hammond. This information was provided by Mary Ford with the Kenai Historical...


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