Alaska Governor News News and information from the Office of the Alaska Governor en-us Fri, 28 Nov 14 02:56:20 -0900 Thu, 27 Nov 14 13:13:39 -0900 -- (Benjamin Shier) (Peter Torkelson) Governor Issues Thanksgiving Day Message parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7042 Governor Sean Parnell issued the following message in recognition of Thanksgiving: “As we celebrate Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season, we are reminded of all that we have to be grateful for - our families, friends and fellow Alaskans. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 27 Nov 14 13:13:39 -0900 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7042 Governor Lauds Alaska LNG Project Milestone parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7039 Governor Sean Parnell lauded the Department of Energy for authorizing the Alaska LNG Project to export gas to Free Trade Agreement Nations. In addition to exporting gas, the Alaska LNG Project will make gas available to Alaskans through off-take points in Alaska. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Mon, 24 Nov 14 17:34:01 -0900 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7039 Governor Delivers Transition Documents parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7036 In accordance with state statute, Governor Sean Parnell today transmitted program and financial information prepared by state agencies to Governor-elect Bill Walker. These documents will assist in providing an orderly transition for the new administration. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 20 Nov 14 16:39:01 -0900 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7036 Greene Appointed to Barrow Superior Court parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7035 Governor Sean Parnell appointed Angela Greene to the Barrow Superior Court. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 20 Nov 14 11:27:01 -0900 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7035 2015 Payroll Tax Rates Reduced 19 Percent parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7034 Governor Sean Parnell today announced that Alaskans’ average unemployment insurance (UI) tax rates for 2015 will be reduced 19 percent. This is the second year in a row Alaskans will hold onto more of their hard-earned money - UI contributions were reduced 22 percent this year. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Wed, 19 Nov 14 16:30:01 -0900 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7034 State Submits Comments Opposing EPA Control parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7033 The State of Alaska submitted comments opposing a draft Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that would unlawfully place most of Alaska’s waters and lands under the control of the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers. (Governor Sean Parnell) Press Release Alaska Governor News Sat, 15 Nov 14 13:23:01 -0900 parnell/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7033