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Governor Parnell Issues Labor Day Message

Photo Juneau Labor Day PicnicSeptember 1, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell issued the following statement for Labor Day: “This Labor Day, we honor the economic and social achievements of our American workforce. In particular, we salute the contributions Alaskan workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our great state." Full Story »

Bill Restricting Access to Records Vetoed

August 28, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today vetoed legislation that would have restricted public access to criminal court records. “The provisions in Senate Bill 108 attempted to solve a complex issue that requires striking the right balance between open and transparent criminal court proceedings, the rights of crime victims, and the rights of persons who have been accused, but never convicted, of a crime,” Governor Parnell said. Full Story »

State Opposes Federal Closure of Bear Hunting

August 27, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – State of Alaska officials will deliver comments at a public hearing tonight strongly opposing the proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to close the fall 2014 and spring 2015 brown bear hunting season on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Full Story »

State, Tlingit, Haida Tribes Sign Memorandum

August 25, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell, joined by members of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHITA), signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) today, pledging a new level of communication and cooperation focusing on education, workforce training, and jobs. Full Story »

Governor Appoints Franklin to Head ABC Board

August 22, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today appointed Cynthia Franklin as Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board director, effective September 22. “Cynthia's professional expertise, coupled with her ability to work effectively with a wide array of agencies and members of the public, makes her the ideal candidate to lead the ABC Board,” Governor Sean Parnell said. Full Story »

Governor Parnell Announces Board Appointments

August 22, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today announced appointments to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education, Alaska Historical Commission, and Alaska State Council on the Arts. Full Story »

 

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