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Walker names health, acting Fish and Game commissioners

...Cotten, a former state legislator, as acting Fish and Game commissioner and Marty Rutherford as a deputy Natural Resources commissioner. Walker campaigned on expanding Medicaid coverage, something his predecessor, Republican Sean Parnell...
Walker takes office health commissioner, Sam Cotten as acting Fish and Game commissioner and Marty Rutherford as a deputy Natural Resources commissioner. His picture hung alongside those of Alaska's former governors in the third-floor hallway of the state...
Governor-elect Walker sees tough days ahead

...Cabinet picks was for Mark Myers, a former director of the Division of Oil and Gas, to replace Joe Balash as Natural Resources commissioner. Balash has been a prominent figure in gas line talks. Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, who voted...
Begich concedes race to Sullivan

...after the hard-fought election.Begich said he congratulated Sullivan, a former state attorney general and natural resources commissioner, and urged him "to adopt a bipartisan resolve in the Senate.""Alaska is ill-served by the partisan...
Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska

...when he was appointed attorney general by then-Gov. Sarah Palin. He most recently served as Alaska's natural resources commissioner, a post he left in September 2013, to make his first run for public office. Sullivan hit the ground running...
Sullivan defeats Begich in Alaska Senate race

...state in President George W. Bush's administration. He also has served as a state attorney general and natural resources commissioner.He acknowledged there will be a lot of competition for committee slots. "That's why it's important...
Alaska voters face several high-profile choices

...overseas in the military, returning in 2009, when he was appointed attorney general. He later served as Natural Resources commissioner. Republican Gov. Sean Parnell, widely considered a favorite for re-election just three months ago, is...
Walker names DNR, Revenue commissioners

...a week before he is sworn in, Gov.-elect Bill Walker announced his first Cabinet picks - Mark Myers as Natural Resources commissioner and Randall Hoffbeck as Revenue commissioner.Myers is a former director of the state Division of Oil and...
LNG Project, state officials address legislators' concerns

...Peninsula during an Alaska LNG Project update focused on local impact and project finances.Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash and Alaska LNG Project Manager Steve Butt provided an update on the project at a joint public hearing...
NRA won't endorse in Senate race

...are based, in part, on answers provided in questionnaires. Sullivan, a former state attorney general and Natural Resources commissioner, is making his first run for public office.Arulanandam said Begich would have gotten a higher grade and...


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