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Alaska Class Ferries to be Built in Ketchikan

September 20, 2014, Ketchikan, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today announced the State of Alaska and Vigor Industrial have reached a final agreement to construct two Alaska Class Ferries at Vigor Alaska in Ketchikan. Full Story »

Gov. Continues to Fight for King Cove Road

Photo King Cove Road ResolutionSeptember 19, 2014, King Cove, Alaska – Continuing his commitment to the residents of King Cove and Cold Bay, Governor Sean Parnell traveled to the Aleutians East Borough communities to sign a resolution urging the Secretary of the Interior to reconsider her decision against a life-saving road. Full Story »

Brig. Gen. Mott to Lead Special Project Team

September 19, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today named Brigadier General Jon K. Mott to lead the special project team that will implement the recommendations in the National Guard’s Office of Complex Investigations’ assessment report. Full Story »

FERC Approves LNG Project Pre-Filing Request

September 18, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today welcomed the news the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has initiated the public process for the Alaska LNG Project’s application for export authorization – another key milestone in bringing North Slope gas to market. Full Story »

2014 Permanent Fund Dividend is $1884

September 17, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today announced that the 2014 Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) will be $1,884.00. The first dividends will be paid on October 2, when approximately 510,731 applicants will receive a direct deposit into their bank account, and 88,186 will be mailed a check. Paper checks will enter the U.S. mail system on October 2 from Juneau. Full Story »

Governor Issues Statement on BP Announcement

September 15, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell issued the following statement after learning BP Alaska would reduce jobs as a result of Hilcorp’s acquisition of BP assets on the North Slope. “I’m extremely disappointed in this action. No one likes to see jobs reduced, and I am especially concerned about the disruption for families who work in the energy sector." Full Story »


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