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Voices of Alaska: Don't be fooled by phony support for minimum wage

...AlaskaNeedsaRaise.org), 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.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-08/voices-of-alaska-dont-be-fooled-b
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-19/what-others-say-local-hire-and-ho
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-16/what-others-say-recent-savings-sa
Opinion
Coastal program worked for Alaska

...has missed the boat. We can correct that mistake. Look at the facts, not the sales pitches. Stand up for Alaska and positive resource development. Vote yes on Proposition 2. Tony Knowles served as governor of Alaska from 1994-2002.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-08-26/coastal-program-worked-for-alaska
Opinion
Knowles names Soldotna guide, 2 others to serve on fish board

Gov. Tony Knowles has appointed three new members, including one from the central peninsula, to serve on the Alaska Board of Fisheries. The new...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072802/new_072802new0040001.shtml
News
Legislators looking for solutions to park closures

...to cope with a $186,000 budget shortfall. Lawmakers are meeting in Juneau for a special session, called by Gov. Tony Knowles, on two unrelated issues, reauthorizing the Regulatory Commission of Alaska and funding beds for veterans in the Pioneers...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062602/leg_0626020008.shtml
Legislature
Taylor wants stricter oversight of RCA

...rotating chairmanship among the five-member board. Lawmakers ended their second day of a special session called by Gov. Tony Knowles with no resolution on whether to extend the commission. The Legislature has also not acted on a Knowles request for...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062602/leg_062602leg0020001.shtml
Legislature
State opens gas, oil bids in North Slope Foothills, Cook Inlet areas

...of the Brooks Range between the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. Gov. Tony Knowles said the results were encouraging. ''Since the geology of the Foothills area indicates that the region has predominantly...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/050102/ala_050102alapm0090001.shtml
Alaska
State won't appeal judge's ruling in English-only case

...behind us, and he is in sincere agreement with Judge Torrisi's ruling,'' said Bob King, a spokesman for Gov. Tony Knowles. ''Neither the governor nor Lt. Gov. (Fran) Ulmer supported the English-only initiative for a variety of reasons...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/050702/ala_050702ala0010001.shtml
Alaska
BOG tables expansion of buffer zone to protect Denali area wolves

...the buffer zone has played in the ongoing wildlife management tug-of-war between the Alaska Legislature and Gov. Tony Knowles. Proponents of the buffer zone were staggered by the game board's action. ''This is a huge disappointment...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031302/ala_031302alapm0080001.shtml
Alaska

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