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As Alaska's gasline corporation pushes for Asia deal, legislators push for more information - Alaska Public Radio Network

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Alaska Public Radio Network

As Alaska's gasline corporation pushes for Asia deal, legislators push for more information
Alaska Public Radio Network
The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation spent at least $2 million marketing Alaska's megaproject this year. And so far, it has signed agreements to explore the project with potential partners and possible customers in China, South Korea, Japan and ...

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As Alaska's gasline corporation pushes for Asia deal, legislators push for more information - KTOO

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As Alaska's gasline corporation pushes for Asia deal, legislators push for more information
KTOO
Over the last several weeks, there have been several announcements from the state's gas line corporation. The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation spent at least $2 million marketing Alaska's megaproject this year. And so far, it has signed ...

Westlake should resign - Juneau Empire

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Juneau Empire

Westlake should resign
Juneau Empire
In this Jan. 17, 2017 photo, state Rep. Dean Westlake, D-Kotzebue, talks with another legislator during a break in the opening session of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. An Alaska state representative accused of inappropriate behavior by a ...
Kiana legislator called on to resignCordova Times

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Pushing back against the greying of the fleet - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:30

Juneau Empire

Pushing back against the greying of the fleet
Juneau Empire
As part of her fellowship, Robertson has been working with the Bristol Bay Economic Development Council and the office of state Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka. One of the “tools in the box” for addressing the greying of the fleet, Robertson said ...

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Deputy Mayor Nankervis seeks to leap from city hall to Capitol - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:20

Juneau Empire

Deputy Mayor Nankervis seeks to leap from city hall to Capitol
Juneau Empire
Assembly member and legislative candidate Jerry Nankervis chairs a public safety committee meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire). Deputy Mayor Jerry Nankervis doesn't let much get in the way of his fall deer hunt ...

Alaska House leaders ask lawmaker to resign amid complaints ... - Houston Chronicle

Sun, 2017-12-10 05:46

Houston Chronicle

Alaska House leaders ask lawmaker to resign amid complaints ...
Houston Chronicle
File - In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, state Rep. Dean Westlake, D-Kotzebue, talks with another legislator during a break in the opening session of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. An Alaska state representative accused of inappropriate ...

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Alaska House leaders ask lawmaker to resign amid complaints - Kansas City Star

Fri, 2017-12-08 18:02

Kansas City Star

Alaska House leaders ask lawmaker to resign amid complaints
Kansas City Star
She told the AP that she came forward, in part, because "institutions like the Alaska Legislature don't change without public pressure." She said Tuck gave her specific instructions for language in the letter, including a sentence in which she asked ...
Seven aides at Alaska Capitol say legislator made unwanted ...Alaska Dispatch News
'He should resign. It's that simple.' Woman who says she was groped ...KTUU.com
House Majority calls on Dean Westlake to resign amid sexual harassment allegationsAlaska Public Radio Network
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
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Alaska House leaders seek lawmaker ouster amid complaints - Wichita Eagle

Fri, 2017-12-08 18:00

Wichita Eagle

Alaska House leaders seek lawmaker ouster amid complaints
Wichita Eagle
She told the AP that she came forward, in part, because "institutions like the Alaska Legislature don't change without public pressure." She said Tuck gave her specific instructions for language in the letter, including a sentence in which she asked ...
Alaska House Leaders Ask Lawmaker to Resign Amid ComplaintsU.S. News & World Report
Seven aides at Alaska Capitol say legislator made unwanted advances and commentsAlaska Dispatch News
House Majority calls on Dean Westlake to resign amid sexual harassment allegationsAlaska Public Radio Network
KTUU.com -Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
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Alaska House leaders, head of Democratic Party call for Westlake's resignation - Alaska Dispatch News

Fri, 2017-12-08 17:16

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska House leaders, head of Democratic Party call for Westlake's resignation
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Alaska House leaders ask lawmaker to resign amid complaintsMiami Herald

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Alaska's graduation rate is the fifth-worst in the nation - Alaska Dispatch News

Fri, 2017-12-08 14:47

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska's graduation rate is the fifth-worst in the nation
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska's on-time graduation rate in 2016 was the fifth-worst in the nation, according to data released this week by the U.S. Department of Education. Among all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Iowa had the highest four-year graduation rate in 2016 at 91 ...

Alaska state lawmaker accused of inappropriate behavior - News & Observer

Fri, 2017-12-08 14:46

News & Observer

Alaska state lawmaker accused of inappropriate behavior
News & Observer
An Alaska state representative accused of inappropriate behavior by a former legislative aide says he apologizes if an encounter with him "made anyone uncomfortable." Democratic Rep. Dean Westlake released the statement after allegations against him ...

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Alaska Representative accused of sexual harassment - KTUU.com

Thu, 2017-12-07 17:36

KTUU.com

Alaska Representative accused of sexual harassment
KTUU.com
JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - Rep. Dean Westlake, D-Kiana, is accused of sexual harassment by a former legislative staffer, prompting the Speaker of the House to release a statement on sexual harassment policy. A former legislative staff member says Westlake ...

Alaska lawmaker says probe clears him of wrongdoing claims - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:29

Bryan-College Station Eagle

Alaska lawmaker says probe clears him of wrongdoing claims
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Wilson said Senate President Pete Kelly shared with him the findings of a Legislative Affairs Agency investigation. Wilson said that while he does not have a copy of the report, he was told that it clears him "of any wrongdoing of sexual harassment and ...
UPDATE: House speaker reacts to accusation from Sen. Wilson ...KTUU.com
Alaska lawmaker says probe clears him of wrongdoing claims ...Bradenton Herald

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Alaska Lawmaker Says Probe Clears Him of Wrongdoing Claims - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:19

U.S. News & World Report

Alaska Lawmaker Says Probe Clears Him of Wrongdoing Claims
U.S. News & World Report
Alaska state Sen. David Wilson, a Republican from Wasilla, addresses reporters Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Anchorage, Alaska. Wilson says a legislative investigation has cleared him of any wrongdoing after allegations of inappropriate behavior surfaced ...
UPDATE: House speaker reacts to accusation from Sen. Wilson, calls for new investigationKTUU.com
Sen. Wilson says unreleased video shows he didn't harass Capitol workerAlaska Public Radio Network

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New primary sponsor of Stand for Salmon's ballot initiative replaces Brian Kraft - KDLG

Thu, 2017-12-07 09:52

KDLG

New primary sponsor of Stand for Salmon's ballot initiative replaces Brian Kraft
KDLG
She previously worked as a fisheries biologist on the Yukon River for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Stand for Salmon's ballot initiative has run afoul of several regional corporations, including the Bristol Bay Native Corporation. Critics say ...

Legislature cites Behnken for supporting coastal communities - Cordova Times

Thu, 2017-12-07 09:00

Cordova Times

Legislature cites Behnken for supporting coastal communities
Cordova Times
Veteran longline harvester Linda Behnken, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association in Sitka, has received an honorarium from the 30th Alaska Legislature for her efforts to protect the small boat fisheries and coastal ...

Commission delays cutting legislator pay until after elections - Juneau Empire

Thu, 2017-12-07 06:04

Juneau Empire

Commission delays cutting legislator pay until after elections
Juneau Empire
Legislative Affair Agency estimates suggest the new proposal would cost each Juneau legislator more than $20,000 in lost per diem, as well as the $5,000 in reduced salary if adopted. “It saves us money, just not a lot,” Clary said. Other commission ...

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Commission delays cutting legislator pay until after elections - Juneau Empire

Thu, 2017-12-07 05:43

Commission delays cutting legislator pay until after elections
Juneau Empire
Legislative Affair Agency estimates suggest the new proposal would cost each Juneau legislator more than $20,000 in lost per diem, as well as the $5,000 in reduced salary if adopted. “It saves us money, just not a lot,” Clary said. Other commission ...

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Alaska House speaker demands harassment training for Legislature ... - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Thu, 2017-12-07 00:49

KTOO

Alaska House speaker demands harassment training for Legislature ...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — Speaker of the House and Dillingham Democratic Rep. Bryce Edgmon spoke out Wednesday against alleged sexual misconduct in the Alaska Legislature. A former legislative aide recently accused Rep. Dean Westlake, D-Kotzebue, of making unwanted ...
Former legislative staffer alleges harassment by Rep. WestlakeKTOO

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