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Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...was Bobbi Quintavell," said Gillis. She said that after a lull in appointment discussions, Walker Chief of Staff Jim Whitaker confirmed to her that the appointment had been made.Gillis said she requested a meeting with Walker and Lt. Gov...
Board of Fisheries nominee withdraws name

...Press seeking confirmation.Katie Marquette, a spokeswoman for the governor, said Maw gave a letter to chief of staff Jim Whitaker on Friday.Maw has fished commercially in Cook Inlet and is the former director of the United Cook Inlet Drift Association...
Walker addressing Interior energy needs costs remains a priority for his administration and notes that oil costs will rise again. Walker Chief of Staff Jim Whitaker says the plan wouldn't require the same level of risk to the electric utility as trucking gas to the interior...
Industry, legislators still buzzing about Walker firings

...termination at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 6, three hours before the press release was published, when Walker's Chief of Staff, Jim Whitaker, telephoned."We had a pleasant conversation - we knew each other from having served together in the Legislature...
Williams defends initiative stance

...there are examples of public officials advocating for particular projects, such as Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Jim Whitaker, who has been a vocal advocate for a pipeline to Valdez and construction there of an LNG plant. "Does that benefit...
Concealed carry bill narrowly passes House

...D-Anchorage, Reggie Joule, D-Kotzebue; Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau; Bill Hudson, R-Juneau; Drew Scalzi, R-Homer; Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks; and Porter. Ten members were absent. Berkowitz gave notice he may ask that the bill be reconsidered...
Company eyes Alaska's North Slope for Internet data storage center

...state's share of North Slope gas and lawmakers passed a resolution expressing their support for the project. Rep. Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks, said legislators want to know more about the proposal, including how much Netricity would be willing...
House loses 1 incumbent, keeps GOP majority

...Murkowski, Norm Rokeberg and Kevin Meyer of Anchorage, plus newcomer Paul Seaton of Homer, faced no opposition. Jim Whitaker of Fairbanks faced only an 11th-hour write-in challenge from perennial candidate Urban Rahoi, a Republican, and...
House committee approves regulatory exemption for gas pipeline

...state-federal agency that regulates the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and Valdez tanker terminal. Committee chairman Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks, suggested that exempting gas-processing facilities and shipping terminals from JPO jurisdiction...
Sales tax, Permanent Fund bill move out of House Finance income tax which exempts some segments of society. ''I don't know how better to define fair,'' said Rep. Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks, the sponsor of the sales tax measure. Davies and Croft also objected to the way Permanent Fund earnings...


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