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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 »

Governor Parnell Makes Appointments to Boards

August 14, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell announced appointments to the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees, Statewide Suicide Prevention Council, Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Alaska Council on the Homeless, Alaska Pioneers’ Homes Advisory Board, and State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee. Full Story »

Moreland Named to Pacific Salmon Commission

August 12, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell announced today that the U.S. Department of State has confirmed his nomination of Stefanie Moreland as Alaska’s representative to the Pacific Salmon Commission. Full Story »