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Spokesman: 5 immigrant children sent to Alaska 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 director. Leighow said...
Senator proposes striking same-sex marriage ban

...appellate courts and 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...
Disaster funds split unresolved

...Commissioner Kevin Brooks said Fish and Game was not actively pursuing the role, and Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell said it was too early to say whether the Governor's Office or Department of Commerce, Community and Economic...
Supreme Court affirms pipeline value decision

...up for Alaskans instead of giving their resource wealth away at every opportunity."Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, said the court affirmed the state's method for assessment based on replacement value."Although we...
Bill to bar enforcement of new gun laws passes

...the bill could be voted on again. The measure must still be considered by the Senate.Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, said in an email Monday the administration is still reviewing the bill, but Parnell strongly supports...
Senate unveils oil tax plan

...didn't consider the proposal a significant change. Industry officials are expected to testify Thursday. A spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, Sharon Leighow, said Parnell's office was still reviewing the proposal. Parnell last year proposed...
Lawmakers weigh savings

...tying up liquid assets, as that could leave the state in a precarious financial position in the future. A spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, Sharon Leighow, said the administration had no specific comment on the proposed legislation, pending...
Palin allies step down: Bailey, Perry pursue other opportunities

...Kris Perry, director of the governor's Anchorage office, are on their way out, said Sharon Leighow, spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell. "Both of them decided to pursue other opportunities," she said. Parnell, who took office Sunday after...


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