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House passes bill limiting AGDC role in alternate gas plan

...Bill Walker.HB 132 passed 24-14. It would next go to the Senate.Walker has said he would veto the bill. His spokeswoman said his views haven't changed.Supporters of the bill say Walker's plan could create uncertainty over the major...
Legislators push back on Walker gas plan

...the project, to meet with Walker in Juneau Feb. 26 to discern the governor's intentions. Jordan, the company spokeswoman, said only that the meeting was "constructive." In his March 2 impromptu press conference, Walker said ExxonMobil...
News industry discussion on the topic.The bar codes would likely be an industry, not government, effort. An FDA spokeswoman said Vilsack's idea is "not currently under discussion" at that agency. The FDA doesn't require labeling for genetically...
Industry, legislators still buzzing about Walker firings

...reporter the governor said wanted greater "geographic diversification" of the board. Grace Jang, Walker's spokeswoman, said only Alaska residents are being considered for the new appointments.House Speaker Mike Chenault said Walker told...
Walker administration removes transportation commissioner

...resignation Monday following Kemp's defense of his department's pursuit of the Juneau access road, a Walker spokeswoman said Monday.Spokeswoman Grace Jang said Walker insists on having commissioners aligned with his decisions and policies...
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...
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...unexpected challenges.Grace Jang, Walker's spokeswoman, said in an email the governor was aware of the problems...year is about $6.1 billion.Jang, Walker's spokeswoman, said the details of a community outreach on budget issues...

...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...
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...
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...


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