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State budget still under discussion

...for confirmation by a joint session of the Legislature on Friday. Those that have gotten particular attention include Rick Halford and Joe Paskvan, former legislators whom Walker appointed to the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. board after a shake-up...
Walker requests acceleration on AK LNG talks

...down by the Legislature.Two other nominees by Walker, Hugh Short, a financial specialist, and former state Sen. Rick Halford, were confirmed by lawmakers.AGDC's board has not meet since March 12 but a meeting is now planned for June 11...
Military code, gas line appointments things to watch

...Bolea, a former oil company executive, from Big Lake. In their place, Walker appointed former state legislators Rick Halford and Joe Paskvan, and Hugh Short, chairman and CEO of a private equity firm focused on Arctic investments.Legislation...
Walker introduces co-chairs of transition team

ANCHORAGE - Bill Walker, the leading candidate for Alaska governor, introduced former state Sen. Rick Halford and Ana Hoffman of Bethel on Wednesday as co-chairs of his gubernatorial transition team.Walker, an independent, hasn't...
Legislators looking for solutions to park closures

...might be able to shift money around in the Department of Natural Resources budget to cover the costs. Senate President Rick Halford, R-Chugiak, has mentioned the possibility of having the administration keep the parks open, with the understanding...
Senate should stop planning for budget miracle and act now

...1 billion a year, and the savings account has only 2 1/2 years of life in it, Senate leaders such as President Rick Halford, R-Chugiak, are still praying for a bailout of new oil revenue. Earth to Halford and the rest of the Senate leadership...
Former Kodiak state Sen. Fred Zharoff dies

...Zharoff did a good job advocating for the commercial fishing industry, an economic mainstay in Kodiak. Senate President Rick Halford, who was elected to the House the same year Zharoff was, said he'll remember Zharoff's sense of humor. ''He...
October 31, 2001 The Anchorage Daily News encourages pursuit of a subsistence amendment

...that an amendment will have a fighting chance in the state Senate. The key player in the Senate is Senate President Rick Halford, who has opposed the rural subsistence preference in the past, but not a subsistence preference. Sen. Halford has...
Voters rejecting changes in oversight of state boards

...reason, and I don't think there was, the public saw no reason to change those checks and balances.'' State Sen. Rick Halford, R-Chugiak, pushed the amendment as a way to maintain continuity in the management of the Permanent Fund Corp...
State expected to use more from savings account than previously thought

...debate when the Legislature returns to work in January. But it has already drawn a cool reception from Senate President Rick Halford, R-Eagle River, who opposes limiting Permanent Fund dividends. ------ On the Net: Alaska Department of Revenue...


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