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House Passes Governor's Veterans Bill

April 16, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today thanked the House for passing Senate Bill 145, his legislation to ensure veterans who served in the 1991 Gulf War and conflicts arising after September 11, 2001 can benefit from hiring and housing preferences granted to veterans of earlier conflicts. Full Story »

First Lady Announces Volunteers of the Year

April 16, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – First Lady Sandy Parnell today announced the recipients of this year’s First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Awards. The recipients were chosen by an executive committee of Alaska community members. Full Story »

Governor’s Plan to Pay Down Debt Advances

April 15, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today commended the House Finance Committee for passing House Bill 385, his plan to address Alaska’s biggest budget cost driver, its unfunded pension liabilities. The governor’s plan pays down the debt now and lowers Alaska’s annual payments thereafter. Full Story »

House Finance Passes Refinery Incentives

April 15, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell applauded the House Finance Committee for passing House Bill 287, which extends the State’s contract to sell its royalty oil to Tesoro Refining and Marketing, LLC. The legislation also includes the governor’s financial incentives package to ensure Alaska’s in-state refineries remain strong. Full Story »

House Resources Advances Gasline Bill

April 9, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Following an extensive and thorough review of Senate Bill 138, Governor Sean Parnell today praised the House Resources Committee for passing his legislation to advance a large-diameter Alaska natural gas pipeline project. Full Story »