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The plot thickens on Mallott resignation - Must Read Alaska (blog)

Wed, 2018-10-17 22:30

Must Read Alaska (blog)

The plot thickens on Mallott resignation
Must Read Alaska (blog)
According to Alaska State Statute, an appointment of the lieutenant governor is subject to the confirmation by the majority of the members of the Legislature meeting in joint session. The governor swore Valerie Davidson in on Tuesday in a secret ceremony.
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Judge Corey wasn't the only one to fail a sexual violence survivor, but accountability matters. - Anchorage Daily News

Wed, 2018-10-17 15:19

Anchorage Daily News

Judge Corey wasn't the only one to fail a sexual violence survivor, but accountability matters.
Anchorage Daily News
It is to be expected that critics of the effort to vote Judge Michael Corey off the bench will call for "cooler heads to prevail," predictable that commenters will say you can't speak rationally to the irrational. Yes, it is to be expected that the ...

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No end in sight for tug floating in channel - Juneau Empire

Wed, 2018-10-17 14:38

Juneau Empire

No end in sight for tug floating in channel
Juneau Empire
The Alaska Legislature passed Senate Bill 92 earlier this year, which looks to give local and state governments more tools to enforce laws about derelict vessels. The bill was signed into law Oct. 12, according to the Alaska Legislature's website. More ...

Gas line agency navigates trade friction, touts Alaska-hire agreements - Anchorage Daily News

Wed, 2018-10-17 12:25

Anchorage Daily News

Gas line agency navigates trade friction, touts Alaska-hire agreements
Anchorage Daily News
State gas line officials celebrated progress ensuring Alaskans will have first crack at filling the thousands of jobs that could be available to build the $43 billion Alaska LNG Project while at the same time trying to navigate the no man's land of the ...
AGDC navigates trade friction, touts Alaska-hire agreementsAlaskajournal.com

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Governor: Mallott made 'inappropriate overture' - KFQD

Wed, 2018-10-17 11:44

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Governor: Mallott made 'inappropriate overture'
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Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says actions leading to his resignation compromised Gov. Bill Walker's ability to lead the state. In a resignation letter, Mallott says his decision to step down Tuesday was compelled by “inappropriate comments I made that ...

The Latest: Shakeup in Alaska governor's race a shock - Watertown Daily Times

Wed, 2018-10-17 11:27

Watertown Daily Times

The Latest: Shakeup in Alaska governor's race a shock
Watertown Daily Times
File - In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott presides over the opening day of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate comments." The move ...
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Salmon stakeholders split over ballot initiative - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2018-10-17 10:52

Alaskajournal.com

Salmon stakeholders split over ballot initiative
Alaskajournal.com
“We would like to see natural resource groups work together to foster a collaborative approach to preserving our Alaska water resources and habitat,” Leach said, adding that if the initiative is voted down on Nov. 6, UFA wants the Legislature to take ...

Resignation shakes up Alaska's governor's race - KRMG

Tue, 2018-10-16 21:35

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Resignation shakes up Alaska's governor's race
KRMG
20, 2018 file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, left, and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott sign forms at the Division of Elections office in Anchorage, Alaska after the two men submitted signatures to get their ticket on the November general election ballot. The ...
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Resignation shakes up Alaska's governor's race - WECT

Tue, 2018-10-16 21:31

WECT

Resignation shakes up Alaska's governor's race
WECT
File - In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott presides over the opening day of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate comments." The move ...

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Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments - WIS10

Tue, 2018-10-16 16:16

WIS10

Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments
WIS10
File - In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott presides over the opening day of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate comments." The move ...

Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments - Tucson News Now

Tue, 2018-10-16 16:16

Tucson News Now

Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments
Tucson News Now
File - In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott presides over the opening day of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate comments." The move ...
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Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments - WLOX

Tue, 2018-10-16 16:16

WLOX

Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments
WLOX
File - In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott presides over the opening day of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate comments." The move ...

Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments - New Haven Register

Tue, 2018-10-16 16:13

New Haven Register

Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments
New Haven Register
Byron Mallott presides over the opening day of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate comments." The move upends what was already a difficult re-election fight for Gov.
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Alaska's second-in-command resigns amid governor's race, saying he made 'inappropriate comments'Washington Post
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Walker has made the tough decisions - Anchorage Daily News

Tue, 2018-10-16 11:53

Anchorage Daily News

Walker has made the tough decisions
Anchorage Daily News
Following the collapse in oil prices and Alaska's revenues, Sen. Dunleavy and the Republican-controlled Legislature were afraid to offer ideas for revenue; they dug in and insisted there would be no solution but to cut state jobs and services. We are ...

Scott Clem: State House District 31, question 4 - Gillette News Record

Tue, 2018-10-16 10:25

Gillette News Record

Scott Clem: State House District 31, question 4
Gillette News Record
What do you see as the major issue confronting the state Legislature and how would you best represent Campbell County voters, if elected? Scott Clem. The state has ... In Alaska's case, they were able to bring down costs by 25 percent. Even better, the ...

Indicators mixed in US House race - Alaska Public Radio Network

Mon, 2018-10-15 17:21

Alaska Public Radio Network

Indicators mixed in US House race
Alaska Public Radio Network
... which includes the Alaska Public Employees Association. That might be expected: teachers' and public employees' unions lean more Democratic, and Galvin made a name for herself pressing the Legislature for more money for schools. But Galvin also has ...

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Tokyo goes; LNG woes - craigmedred.news

Mon, 2018-10-15 14:44

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Tokyo goes; LNG woes
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“If it takes a few million dollars more to get there, rather than walk away from the process just a few months shy of finishing the job, I'd think Alaska legislators would seriously consider a small appropriation.” The Trump administration has backed ...

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Alaska editorials - Seymour Tribune

Mon, 2018-10-15 11:39

Seymour Tribune

Alaska editorials
Seymour Tribune
The first error was in Alaska's laws themselves: Schneider's act wasn't classified as sexual assault. When the law was written, legislators didn't consider the possibility of such an incident, so it wasn't included in the definition. This error is so ...

Alaska editorials - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Mon, 2018-10-15 11:39

Alaska editorials
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
The first error was in Alaska's laws themselves: Schneider's act wasn't classified as sexual assault. When the law was written, legislators didn't consider the possibility of such an incident, so it wasn't included in the definition. This error is so ...

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Alaska editorials - Kansas City Star

Mon, 2018-10-15 11:39

Alaska editorials
Kansas City Star
The first error was in Alaska's laws themselves: Schneider's act wasn't classified as sexual assault. When the law was written, legislators didn't consider the possibility of such an incident, so it wasn't included in the definition. This error is so ...

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