Parnell’s 2014 Deficit Spending
@ $7 Million/Day
Breaking News!! Walker & Parnell Neck to Neck in 2-Way Gubernatorial Poll
The 2nd Quarter Alaska Survey poll completed by Ivan Moore Research was conducted statewide June 19-23, 2014, and included a sample size of 584 (316 landline, 268 cellphone) with a margin of error of 4.05%. Follow this link for the poll results. Follow this link to read the latest press release.
Free Falling @ $7 Million Per Day!
Alaska faces a multi-billion dollar deficit yet we are burning through our savings account at the rate of $7 million per day! Resources are being wasted while funding for education, infrastructure and critical services is threatened.
A high bid of $1.5 million was accepted to paint and improve the exterior of the governor’s mansion. Litigation has ensued over that deal gone bad. Help me occupy the governor’s residence and let’s stop this careless spending.
The state is incurring a no-bid $80 million lease obligation for Taj Mahal-like spare Anchorage legislative offices. Two glass elevators and bathroom stalls with maple doors are featured. I visited the legislative offices in Bethel recently. A significantly more modest office suffices there. As governor, I will outright reject lavish spending of our diminishing resources.
Four years ago, I ran for governor with a plan to get Alaska’s gas to Alaskans first and then to the world via LNG exports to the Asian markets. Governor Parnell was fixed on the highway route to Canada. That failed study has cost us $330 million and counting. Read more >>>
Bill Walker visiting with Bella Hammond in Lake Clark
A true lifetime highlight for me was receiving Bella Hammond’s invitation to come to Lake Clark & spend the day with her. At day’s end, she offered her full support as a campaign co-chair & planted a yard sign on the slice of paradise she and Gov. Jay Hammond created. Here are a few more snapshots from that memorable day.