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Conference of Alaskans Announcement
Governor wants the Permanent Fund, not taxes, to be discussed...

January 16, 2004
Friday - 1:00 am

Governor Announces Conference of Alaskans

At a press conference in the State Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, Gov. Frank Murkowski tells reporters that the Conference of Alaskans is his effort to allow Alaskans to decide whether to use a portion of Permanent FUnd income to support essential state services. To his left are conference Chair Mike Burns, and conference convenors Arlis Sturgulewski, Clark Gruening, and Steve Frank.


Convenors' Portrait

Shortly before his State of the State speech on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, Gov. Frank Murkowski met with Conference of Alaskans organizers and others at the Governor's Residence. (From left) Convenor Clark Gruening, Honorary Chair Judge Tom Stewart, Chair Mike Burns, Convenor Helvi Sandvik, Gov. Frank H. Murkowski, Convenor Steve Frank, Convenor Arlis Sturgulewski, Lt. Gov. Loren Leman, Facilitator Brian Rogers, Convenor Eric Wohlforth and Convenor Marc Langland.


Related Information:

Conference of Alaskans Fact Sheet

Submit recommendations for names or ask questions of the Conference of Alaskans Convenors

Conference of Alaskans Convenor Bios

Questions or comments for Governor Murkowski


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Office of the Governor


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