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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 »

Gov. Notes Secretary’s Commitment to AK LNG

August 21, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Energy announced the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project is exempt from a new rule changing how the department handles LNG export permissions. The exemption greatly streamlines the Alaska LNG Project application. Full Story »

Chinook Disaster Payments Being Processed

August 20, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell issued the following statement upon learning the first round of Chinook salmon disaster assistance payments are now being processed and will be distributed through the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission. Full Story »

Telemedicine Bill Becomes Law

August 18, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today allowed a bill relating to telemedicine to become law without his signature, and vetoed legislation relating to the Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge. Full Story »