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Knowles administration takes swing at stealth PAC's issue ad

JUNEAU (AP) -- The Knowles administration on Friday lashed out against soft money television ads from a Republican-friendly trade group that accuse the Democrat governor...
Dec. 27, 2001 Alaska Newspapers Inc. criticizes Knowles administration for oil industry appeasement

Gov. Tony Knowles' $4.8 million initiative to please the oil industry and environmentalists dances a fine line between compromise and deceit.
State agrees on union contracts

JUNEAU (AP) -- The Knowles administration has tentatively agreed to new contracts with all 12 state employee unions, Administration Commissioner Bob Poe announced Wednesday...
State won't appeal judge's ruling in English-only case

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The Knowles administration isn't appealing a judge's ruling in March that threw out Alaska's 'English-only' law. But Alaskans for a Common Language...
Knowles names Joseph to head fishery disaster response

...deputy commissioner has been tapped to head the response to the western Alaska fishery disaster by Gov. Tony Knowles' administration. Bernice Joseph will lead what the administration is calling ''Operation Renew Hope.'' Joseph is deputy...
Administration says hiring freeze unnecessary

...would not close a growing state deficit but instead ''nickel and dime'' important services to Alaskans, a Knowles administration spokeswoman said Tuesday. Annalee McConnell, director of the state's Office of Management and Budget, said...
Critics pan plan to pay for fast ferry

...share. Rep. Andrew Halcro, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said he would hold the bill until Knowles administration officials answer questions about a fast ferry that is supposed to improve access to Juneau. Knowles last month...
March 1: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner on wolf control:

...not. The two questions have little to do with one another, unless you're wrapped up in the politics of the Knowles administration. Then they seem to create a beautiful political opportunity, a bargain, if you will. Knowles is hedging his...
Companies donate $4 million to university under agreement with state

...contributed a combined $2.54 million to the university under the agreement. BP signed the agreement with the Knowles administration in 1999 in return for state approval of BP's plan to acquire Atlantic Richfield. Federal regulators balked...
Summit being held in Nome to strengthen Alaskan-Chukotka ties

...array of projects and joint pursuits ranging from cultural exchanges to business ventures, Ulmer said. The Knowles administration would like to see several initiatives get underway, including streamlining visa procedures, establishing direct...


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