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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...
Senator joins lawsuit against new election districts

...redistricting by joining a lawsuit filed by Senate President Rick Halford, R-Chugiak, and Speaker of the House Brian Porter...redistricting board is included in the suit filed by Rick Halford and Brian Porter," Ward said. "I have had my attorney...
Reader: Guided anglers must get private fishery access

...chosen by Attorney General Avrum M. Gross and Assistant Attorney General, G. Thomas Koester in 1980. Back then, Rep. Rick Halford requested a formal response to the constitutional legal status of EGAs. Koester?s opinion openly declared the...
Community-wide effort breaks the Million Dollar mark in the 8th Kenai River Classic

...Saturday. Honorary co-host Governor Tony Knowles headed a contingent of state officials including Senate President Rick Halford, Speaker Brian Porter and Commissioner Frank Rue (ADF&G), Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Dan Coffey and Vice...


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