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Renkes agrees to remain in position for transition


February 08, 2005

Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski announced this morning that he has asked Gregg Renkes to remain in his position at Attorney General until Friday, February 11 to allow for a smooth transition.

Renkes has agreed to the governor's request and his resignation will become effective on Friday. During the balance of the week the attorney general will work with his senior staff to transition the department's responsibilities. The governor indicated that an acting attorney general would be named later in the week.

Murkowski announced Saturday that he had accepted the resignation of Attorney General Gregg Renkes. Renkes planned to submit his letter of resignation today.

Governor Murkowski said, "Gregg's decision to resign was his own and I respect that decision."


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