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2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Parnell vetoes bill that would have sealed thousands of court records

Gov. Sean Parnell on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have made thousands of court records confidential in cases where charges are dismissed or defendants have been acquitted.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Alaska

4 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Fish Factor: Chinook research begins; Fraser River prices decline with strong run

More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska's chinook salmon production has declined since 2007.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Alaska, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Juneau, AK, US Governors

8 hrs ago | Homer News

Parnell appoints KBC prof to historical commission

Gov. Sean Parnell appointed Kachemak Bay Campus associate professor Michael Hawfield to the Alaska Historical Commission, the governor's office announced in a press release last week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Juneau, AK, Fairbanks, AK

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Quiet day... Alaskans reject oil tax revision... New rules on securities

Alaska voters have rejected a repeal of the state's new petroleum tax system. The ballot measure would have rolled back the tax structure backed by Gov. Sean Parnell.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

State signs agreement with Tlingit, Haida group

The state has signed an agreement committing to develop a closer relationship with Tlingit and Haida tribes.

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ABC News

Alaska Voters Reject Repeal of 2013 Petroleum Tax

Alaskans on Aug. 19 voted on the ballot measure, which would have rolled back the tax structure backed by Gov. Sean Parnell.

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Related Topix: Alaska Government, Alaska, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Anchorage Daily News

Parnell set to act on bill to make thousands of court records confidential

Gov. Sean Parnell is on the verge of vetoing or approving one of the final measures left over from the 2014 Legislature -- it would provide that thousands of court records every year would become confidential if charges are dismissed or a jury acquits.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Anchorage, AK

Tue Aug 26, 2014

APRN

More Than A Win, Constitution Party Candidates Want Ballot Access

Alaskans will have one more option in the governor's race: The Division of Elections will allow Constitution Party candidate J.R. Myers to appear on the ballot.

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Homer Tribune

FYI - News briefs & announcements - Aug. 27

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed Michael Hawfield of Homer to the Alaska Historical Commission.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Tlingit-Haida and State sign agreement to improve relationship

Central Council President Richard Peterson and Gov. Sean Parnell sign a Memorandum of Agreement on Monday at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall.

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APRN

On Ballot Or Not, Nees Continues Campaign For West Anchorage House Seat

In June, the Division of Elections rejected David Nees' candidacy because his filing papers weren't notarized.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

$320,000 bonus for University of Alaska president is outrageous

OPINION: Think of all the better ways the University of Alaska could spend $320,000 than feathering the president's nest, like maybe ways to benefit students more directly.

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Anchorage Daily News

Laine Welch: Looking for answers to Alaska's chinook decline

More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are under way to find clues to why Alaska's chinook salmon production has declined since 2007.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Juneau, AK, US Governors, Sports

Planetizen

Alaska Voters Reject Higher Taxes on Oil Companies

Alaskans agreed, but not by much, with Gov. Sean Parnell and not former Gov. Sarah Palin that oil companies needed to pay less taxes if they are to boost oil production.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Dems' gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stop

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott leads a rally on the Capitol Steps.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Motley Fool

Big Oil Dodges Billions in Alaskan Taxes

While the vote was closer than big oil likely wanted to see, Alaskans decided not to repeal the 2013 "More Alaska Production" Act.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan, US Governors, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Prudhoe Bay, AK

Petroleum News

AK-WA Connection 2014: Authority leads oil, gas development

Under the guidance of the Parnell administration, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is taking a leading role in driving oil and gas development much in the same way that it has nurtured and helped to finance mining and infrastructure projects across the state during the past 47 years.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Governors, Fairbanks, AK, North Pole, AK

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AFL-CIO declines to endorse candidate for governor in 3-way race

As predicted earlier this week by its president, Alaska's umbrella labor organization on Friday withheld an endorsement for governor out of concern that the current three-way race will inevitably end in an easy re-election victory for Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Fairbanks, AK, Anchorage, AK

Petroleum News

AK-WA Connection 2014: Mining sector sees ups and downs in 2014

Alaska offers potential boost to Southeast VMS, REE projects as state's established mines hold steady, look to expand production Though the pace of mineral exploration has slowed considerably in Alaska in recent months, the state's mining sector, as a whole, appears to be gaining some momentum, especially among mine development projects that could ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alaska, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

Petroleum News

AK-WA Connection 2014: New investment fuels oil patch optimism

A resurgence in oil and gas activity in Alaska in 2014 has given businesses active in the Alaska-Washington trade new prospects for increased revenue and new hope for future prosperity.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, US Governors, Recreational Vehicle, Chevron, University of Alaska Anchorage, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

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