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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...
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...
State disaster team delayed over high water

...not to send down the disaster assessment team, until this weekend, or possibly Monday or Tuesday of next week." Sharon Leighow, press secretary for Gov. Sean Parnell, said in an email. "The water is still too high to make accurate assessment...
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...
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...
Oil taxes debated on Senate floor tax structure might look like, if the referendum to repeal the current one is successful.Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said by email Friday that Parnell's goal included production from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, portions...
Micciche to address permitting bill

...outcome of that has been pretty clear. The public wants to be part of this process," she said.Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said by email that HB77 is part of a multi-year effort to make the state's permitting system "more timely, predictable...
Opposition could lead to changes in HB 77

...general permitting on water reservations and water rights."Parnell is open to amendments, his press secretary, Sharon Leighow, said in an email this week."He appreciates the public participation and looks forward to working with the Legislature...


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