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Walker's decisions a step in right direction

...right direction for Alaskans for a variety of reasons. As a 41 year Alaskan I remember the Governors Jay Hammond and Wally Hickel, and their administrations and I remember them very favorably for their integrity and their competence. I also remember...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-07/walkers-decisions-a-step-
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Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...For many years, Alaska 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-15/voices-of-alaska-why-im-restoring
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What others say: Governor's conference will begin much-needed revenue discussion

...match government's current size.There are two major issues with that approach. The first is math: as former Gov. Wally Hickel said, "you can't cut your way to prosperity," and with a deficit of the size Alaska currently faces, you can't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-01/what-others-say-governors-confere
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Time for thinking outside the box

...Sean Parnell. At the time, Walker demonstrated he was a statesman who thought outside the box. He had the support of Wally Hickel. Much of what I have read about Hickel, he was also a statesman who could think outside the box. It appears Walker...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-29/time-for-thinking-outside
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How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...appear to have an official way of counting governors and their terms.Since 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-03/how-do-you-count-alaskas-governors-i
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Governor-elect Walker sees tough days ahead

...in as the 11th governor of Alaska and its first not affiliated with a political party. Two governors, Bill Egan and Wally Hickel, each served separate, non-consecutive terms. Hickel, Walker's mentor, served his first term as a Republican...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-29
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Walker ousts Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial race

...Valdez, is the first candidate unaffiliated with a party to be elected governor since statehood. Walker's mentor, Wally Hickel, served a term as governor with the Alaskan Independence Party, a recognized third-party in the state, before going...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-15/walker-ousts-parnell-in-alaska-guber
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What others say: The unity ticket

...been that third-party candidates are a joke and shouldn't be taken seriously. Alaska knows differently. In 1990, Wally Hickel and Jack Coghill did an end run around the political establishment with their Alaskan Independence Party ticket.As...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-21/what-others-say-the-unity-ticket
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Alaska voters face several high-profile choices

...other misconduct within the Alaska National Guard. Since statehood, Alaska has only had one third-party governor, Wally Hickel, representing the Alaskan Independence Party. Walker, a Hickel protege, changed his party affiliation from Republican...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-03/alaska-voters-face-several-high-prof
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What others say: Legislature did a B+ job

...entire special session just to get a budget passed.Look back farther, and you'll see worse chaos. In 1992, Gov. Wally Hickel needed to call two special sessions to get the state's work done.In 1981, before Alaskans amended the state's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-06/what-others-say-legislature-did-a
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