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What others say: Cut state travel

...aren't limited to the Legislature, either. Given that this trip occurred, Alaskans now only wonder what other state officials are traveling unnecessarily, especially in a day and age of high-technological communication.It's a new day...
State gives gloomy outlook for gasline session this fall

...session to ratify Alaska LNG Project agreements unless there's progress made quickly on several key issues, a top state official told two legislative committees in a briefing Sept. 9.In a gloomy assessment of the negotiations, Dan Fauske...

...Construction has begun off Rhode Island's coast on the nation's first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state officials say will help the fledgling U.S. industry surge ahead.U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said Monday...
State looks for budget input

...really focus on." Hoffbeck introduced four areas state officials will most realistically look at to balance the state's...demonstration, and said he also hopes residents and state officials can come together to find the least painful solution...
Summer meals available for youth

...lend support to proposed legislation that supports summer meal programs. Groups like the Alaska Food Coalition and state officials are working to make access to the reimbursements even easier. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, helped...
Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

...effect immediately because the court gives the losing side roughly three weeks to ask for reconsideration. But some state officials and county clerks might follow the lead of the Fulton County, Georgia, probate court and officials in several Texas...
Attorney General grilled over transparency

...14 by the governor ordering state officials to clear all written Richards is that no senior state officials, including Richards, the commissioners...that is the case."I'm a state official, too. Can I get the same deal...
Legislative lease lawsuit shows lawmaker emailed developer

...emailed developer Mark Pfeffer, saying he saw nothing the Legislature's chief lawyer, Doug Gardner, or another state official "can do now to derail this." In response to emails related to Gardner's concerns, Hawker said, "Crap. I need...
TransCanada supportive of buyout, state official says

...TransCanada Corp. is supportive of the state buying out the company's position in a proposed gas project in Alaska, a state official told lawmakers.Deputy Natural Resources Commissioner Marty Rutherford made the comment during a House Finance Committee...
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Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness

...afternoon, it is inappropriate for the Governor's office to comment."In response to the recent rash of suicides, state officials plan to meet this week with tribal and social service partners to review existing suicide prevention resources, statewide...


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