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Ousted military affairs official to be Alaska Senate Majority media strategist

Ousted military affairs official to be Alaska Senate Majority media strategistA recently ousted military affairs official has been hired by the Alaska Senate Majority to guide their media strategy.

Walker plans to stick to marijuana implementation schedule, but other delays still possible

Walker plans to stick to marijuana implementation schedule, but other delays still possibleAfter considering a delay in legal marijuana sales, Gov. Bill Walker has confirmed that implementation of rules regulating the drug should meet the schedule approved by voters.

Juneau’s biggest stories of 2014

Juneau’s biggest stories of 2014A longtime state lawmaker resigned, Alaska Native languages were recognized as official state languages, and a price war for airline tickets.

Mallott to decide Walker’s future involvement in Point Thomson settlement

Mallott to decide Walker’s future involvement in Point Thomson settlementGov. Bill Walker has delegated his authority on the Point Thomson lawsuit to his lieutenant governor, while still leaving open the possibility of his involvement.

Walker continues to fill out cabinet with administration, education commissioners

Walker continues to fill out cabinet with administration, education commissionersGov. Bill Walker has made his final decision on his administration and education commissioner.

Legislators urge Governor Walker to rein in budget

Legislators urge Governor Walker to rein in budgetAlaska lawmakers sent a letter to Governor Bill Walker last week urging measures to rein in budget items.

Gov. Walker signs MOU with Resources Energy, Inc.

Gov. Walker signs MOU with Resources Energy, Inc.Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday with Japan-based Resources Energy, Inc. for liquefied natural gas development and export out of Cook Inlet.

Goodbye, campaigns. Hello, new campaign contributions

Goodbye, campaigns. Hello, new campaign contributionsThe campaign for U.S. Senate is over, but the accounting is not after the most expensive election in state history.

Capital budget has few Southeast projects

Capital budget has few Southeast projectsSoutheast projects in Gov. Bill Walker’s pared-down capital budget are mostly road, ferry and bridge work that could be funded by the federal government.

Juneau lawmakers hopeful city can weather pared-down state capital budget

Juneau lawmakers hopeful city can weather pared-down state capital budgetThe proposed state capital budget submitted by Gov. Bill Walker on Monday includes just four projects for Juneau.