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What others say: In light of ruling, Alaska dropping same-sex marriage appeal

...decisions paving the way for a final showdown over marriage rights - a fight that ended Friday morning.Then-Gov. Sean Parnell had appealed Judge Burgess' ruling, but when he lost the gubernatorial election to Bill Walker in November, marriage...
What others say: Restoring Alaska-hire is nothing to brag about

...anything other than upholding state law is a mischaracterization of the action by the Labor Department under former Gov. Sean Parnell.Here is what the former Labor Commissioner Dianne Blumer wrote in her own op-ed at the time: "According to state...
Report cites command climate problems in Alaska guard probe

...investigations be made public.Collins told reporters she didn't find an overt cover-up of allegations by then-Gov. Sean Parnell's office but found a lack of information sharing between the guard and governor's office. In the report, Collins...
Walker announces merger of Alaska Labor agencies

...percent resident hiring on all construction jobs funded with state money. The Labor Department in 2013 under Gov. Sean Parnell had rescinded the determination.Alaska is experiencing 6.7 percent unemployment, Drygas said. The national average...
What others say: Lawmakers should share in state's budget cuts

...highest-paid employee makes more than $134,000 per year before taxes. That's just about as much as former Gov. Sean Parnell was making.Many more of the Legislature's employees are making more than $100,000 per year if they work through...
Voices of Alaska: Erin's Law: an overdue ounce of prevention

...of the time, the perpetrator is someone the child knows and trusts.In 2014, Bill and I applauded then-Governor Sean Parnell's support of Erin's Law, which was unanimously passed by the Senate. Despite having 21 co-sponsors in the House...
What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

...costs for heating fuel, some residents' fuel costs exceed their mortgage payments. The Legislature and former Gov. Sean Parnell acknowledged the issue and set funds aside for the Interior Energy Project, aiming to get lower-cost natural gas...
Gov. Sean Parnell wants school choices expanded

...JUNEAU - Staff members at Aquarian Charter School in Anchorage are ecstatic that their school was spotlighted by Gov. Sean Parnell in his recent State of the State address.The old green building hidden behind a strip mall at the corner of Anchorage's...
Piecing together Parnell: Governor opens up about politics, faith, pot

...two-part series detailing Republican Gov. Sean Parnell in his roles as an Alaska resident, governor...candidate for office. Part one is focused on Sean Parnell the person. Republican Gov. Sean Parnell is seeking re-election this fall, but...
Parnell betrays Alaska's trust

...Like many Alaskans, I have been waiting for Governor Sean Parnell to resign. He is involved in a 4-year cover-up...especially the victims of these horrific crimes. Firing Sean Parnell is the right thing to do. Vote Bill Walker for Governor...


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