Alaska Governor News News and information from the Office of the Alaska Governor en-us Wed, 20 Aug 14 14:35:12 -0800 Wed, 20 Aug 14 13:55:47 -0800 -- (Benjamin Shier) (Peter Torkelson) Chinook Disaster Payments Being Processed parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6929 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. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Wed, 20 Aug 14 13:55:01 -0800 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6929 Telemedicine Bill Becomes Law parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6928 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. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Mon, 18 Aug 14 17:10:01 -0800 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6928 Governor Parnell Makes Appointments to Boards parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6927 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. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 14 Aug 14 12:59:01 -0800 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6927 Moreland Named to Pacific Salmon Commission parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6925 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. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Tue, 12 Aug 14 10:30:40 -0800 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6925 Governor Parnell Announces Appointments parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6924 Governor Sean Parnell today announced appointments to the State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee, Alaska Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, and Violent Crimes Compensation Board. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Mon, 11 Aug 14 15:25:01 -0800 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6924 Bill Sets Standards for Massage Therapists parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6923 Governor Sean Parnell today signed legislation establishing a board and licensing requirements for massage therapists. Alaska joins 45 other states in setting standards for the massage therapy profession. House Bill 328 is sponsored by Representative Ben Nageak. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Mon, 11 Aug 14 14:34:43 -0800 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=6923