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State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

...had the same result in 2012 that I had in 2010 on the same issue," Parnell wrote in an email to his spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, and Nizich was copied in to the note. Parnell has said Nizich went to the FBI when he heard about specific conduct...
Spokesman: 5 immigrant children sent to Alaska

...government has placed as many as 30,000 minors who have crossed the border illegally with sponsors nationwide.Sharon Leighow is a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell. She said a Parnell aide spoke with Susan Johnson, the department's regional...
Alaska National Guard officers fired, rehired

...directed Bridges to rehire the officers after learning that they had applied for the job. Parnell's spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, said Parnell did not want an appearance of impropriety, the Alaska Dispatch News.Bridges, who would not say...
Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight in Alaska, and offices where couples could get licenses weren't open, but will issue licenses again Monday, Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, said in an email to The Associated Press.Messages left for attorneys on...
Energy authority wants more time for dam filing

...agreements, he said he wouldn't be able to ask the Legislature for the kind of money AEA wants.Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said by email Monday that there is sufficient funding available for AEA to advance the licensing effort while the...
Project draws attention to renewable energy goal Susitna."If we can't juggle two things at once, let the public know," he said.Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said the state remains committed to the renewable-energy goal as demonstrated by investments in and ongoing work...
Appeals court puts gay marriage on hold

...court, the governor believes he is bound by his oath to defend Alaska's Constitution," Parnell's spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, said in an email to The Associated Press. "That is what he is doing."The state planned to file its appeal for...
Official sees tie between gas project, referendum

...referendum, said the argument is being used as a threat so companies can continue to get tax breaks.Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said by email that without a healthy oil industry, "it's hard to picture a scenario where a gas line is built...
House committee advances bill on AGDC appointments, the only residency requirement is that the person be a citizen of the United States. Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow has said the AGDC appointment would fall under a board at the head of a principal department.Rabinow, in a letter...
Senator proposes striking same-sex marriage ban

...perhaps the U.S. Supreme Court, which he expected would ultimately weigh in.A spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, Sharon Leighow, said Parnell supports the constitutional provision defining marriage as between a man and a woman, "an issue voters...


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