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Anchorage Principal Named Ed. Commissioner

December 3, 2010, Juneau, Alaska - Governor Sean Parnell today approved the State Board of Education and Early Development’s appointment of Michael Hanley to serve as commissioner. Full Story »

President Urged to Honor the Law on ANWR

December 3, 2010, Juneau, Alaska - Citing a legal opinion that a proposed unilateral executive action would be illegal, Governor Sean Parnell today wrote to President Obama urging him to reject the advice of a group of U.S. senators and environmental groups to create a monument of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Full Story »

Governor Thanks Education Task Force

December 2, 2010, Anchorage, Alaska - Governor Sean Parnell thanked the Alaska State Legislature’s Joint Higher Education Scholarship Funding Task Force, chaired by Senator Kevin Meyer, for its work to address a sustainable funding mechanism for the new performance-based scholarships. The task force considered a wide range of funding options, which are incorporated in the final report released today. Full Story »

Governor Parnell Issues Statement on OCS

Governor Sean Parnell today issued the following statement in response to U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s announcement regarding oil and gas development in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). Full Story »

Governor Names Deputy Commissioners for DNR

December 1, 2010, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell announced the appointments of Ed Fogels and Joe Balash as deputy commissioners for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Full Story »