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Governor Welcomes Arctic Inupiat Offshore

July 31, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell lauded today’s announcement that Arctic Inupiat Offshore (AIO), a newly created company of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), has entered into an agreement allowing AIO the option of acquiring an interest in Shell Oil’s activities on its Chukchi Sea leases. Full Story »

Governor Signs Bill Helping Alaska Businesses

Photo Governor Signs House Bill 32July 31, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell simplified Alaska business license applications by signing House Bill 32 (HB 32). Full Story »

Governor Parnell Announces Appointments

July 31, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today announced appointments to the Alaska Minerals Commission, Renewable Energy Fund Advisory Committee, Wood-Tikchik State Park Management Council, and the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission. Full Story »

Governor Parnell Honors Dr. Walter Soboleff

July 30, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today signed legislation honoring Dr. Walter Soboleff. House Bill 217 designates November 14 of each year as Dr. Walter Soboleff Day. The respected Tlingit elder had a distinguished life in Alaska as a pastor, scholar, storyteller, and leader. Governor Parnell was joined by members of Dr. Soboleff’s family as he signed the bill at Marine Park in Juneau. Full Story »

Governor Strengthens In-State Refineries

July 29, 2014, Kenai, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today signed legislation he sponsored to provide incentives for more healthy Alaska refineries. Full Story »