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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.

Walker halts further spending on Juneau Access

Walker halts further spending on Juneau AccessThe administrative order is a response to oil prices that have plummeted over the year.

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.

Court decision paves way for tribes to put lands into trust

Court decision paves way for tribes to put lands into trustThe Washington D.C. district court rejected the state of Alaska’s position that ANCSA required different treatment of tribes in Alaska. The state is appealing that decision.

Mosquito Lake residents organize to reopen school

Mosquito Lake residents organize to reopen schoolResidents in the area think there are enough students to reopen the school. Last year, there were nine children enrolled. Three left the school partway through the year.

Walker lays out priorities for federal funding

Walker lays out priorities for federal fundingBill Walker says the item at the top of his federal wish list is opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil development.

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.