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Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...governors maintained Alaska Hire requirements for public projects. From Independent Governor Wally Hickel to Democrat Tony Knowles to Republicans Frank Murkowski and Sarah Palin, our governors agreed that Alaska tax dollars should produce jobs for...
Have we really been getting our fair share?

...agree 100 percent with the title of former Governor Tony Knowles' Compass article in Anchorage Daily News (March 22...what was once agreed to be our 'fair share.'" Thus Tony Knowles statement that "This Alaska fair share worked for almost...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...statehood in 1959, two men, Bill Egan and Wally Hickel, served non-consecutive terms. Three - Egan, Jay Hammond and Tony Knowles - served back-to-back terms.When asked which number Walker holds, the state historian, Jo Antonson, said she...
Voices of Alaska: Senator must support subsistence rights

...and traditional rights. It was misguided and wrong. Tony Knowles was in his same position at one time. Before making...The Katie John Case. Dan Sullivan could have followed Tony Knowles example. Instead, he chose to continue litigating...
Voices of Alaska: Don't be fooled by phony support for minimum wage, the sponsor of the minimum wage initiative which has been certified for the August election as Ballot Measure 3. He served as labor commissioner under Governor Tony Knowles from January 1999 to December 2002.
What others say: Local hire and honest boards

...Sen. Hollis French, a Democrat and the Senate minority leader, was on target with a comparison - what if Gov. Tony Knowles during his administration had appointed a Berkeley environmentalist to the Board of Game? Sen. John Coghill, a Republican...
What others say: Recent savings saves state budget

...up budget shortfalls with permanent fund earnings alone, which would have ended the dividend program. Then-Gov. Tony Knowles endorsed the plan. However, the Senate declined to pass the measures, so neither option was adopted.Frank Murkowski...
Republican favors Knowles for Alaska's U.S. Senate seat

...Republican who plans to vote for Tony Knowles for U.S. Senator for issues. One man (Tony Knowles) can make a difference and, say in the matter. I believe Tony Knowles to be an honorable man, having...
Knowles endorsement right on for Alaska

I was glad to read about the AFL-CIO endorsing Tony Knowles. Tony has always been there for working families as...improve education. For our hardworking households, Tony Knowles is exactly what we need right now. Kathryn Conroy...
Knowles' record shows support for kids, future

Do you use Denali Kidcare? If so, you can thank Tony Knowles for that program. Fully 65 percent of Alaska's children...issues facing us as Alaskans and as Americans. We need Tony Knowles in Washington, D.C., because he will not simply...


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