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Walker takes office

...Monday in Juneau - becoming the state's first governor not affiliated with a political party - on a Bible that his spokeswoman said had been in his family since the 1800s. He was sworn in, surrounded by family and by Alaska Supreme Court Justice...
Judge invalidates part of school funding mechanism

...prices. He campaigned on a promise to cut the budget across-the-board by 16 percent.An education department spokeswoman said funding is up to the Alaska Legislature, which convenes in January.School funding was hotly contested during the...

...them not to do it," Horst said. "They want the freedom to do 'creative marketing.'"Lauren Sucher, an FDA spokeswoman, said mislabeling is illegal and pointed out that the agency inspects and enforces labeling laws, handing out warnings...

...subject to quarantine, are monitoring their temperatures for an early sign of viral infection, a City of Abilene spokeswoman said.Their return has sparked questions about whether they might introduce the infection to the U.S.However, Stephan...
Parnell: Pipeline agreement signed

...Corp.ConocoPhillips was previously a holdout to signing because of issues the company said were confidential. A spokeswoman said those issues have been resolved.Parnell said the project, in the coming weeks, will work to begin the process...
State wants mediation over Medicaid billing system

...prepared to pursue all remedies available under the contract, including legal action."A state Department of Law spokeswoman said the two sides have begun discussions on how the mediation will proceed.The new system has been plagued by problems...
Alaska, TransCanada starting new partnership

...expected to be a signatory, but the other players are, he said.Both ExxonMobil Corp. and BP are ready to sign, spokeswomen said Tuesday. TransCanada spokesman Shawn Howard, by email, said his company resolved its issues with the joint-venture...
Where do the elite meet? Behind closed doors

...around its annual meeting "to maintain intellectual freedom and free discourse," Judy Mayka Stecker, an institute spokeswoman, said in an email.Walker aides confirmed the governor's attendance but declined further comment. Rhode Island Sen...
Couples challenge Alaska same-sex marriage ban

...decision one way or the other. And when that happens, obviously we will comply with the decision." A Parnell spokeswoman said by email late Friday afternoon that the governor's office had not been served with the lawsuit and the Department...
News was legitimate. The Miami-Dade Police Department sent detectives to the airport to further investigate, a spokeswoman said.The Coast Guard said it had a small boat and a helicopter involved in the search. The fire rescue agency had three...


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