Governor Palin tussles with Democrats over Senate appointment

Juneau is still without representation in the state senate – and it appears Governor Palin is in no hurry to fill the seat recently vacated by Kim Elton. She has until April first to appoint a replacement. Juneau Democratic party officials last week nominated Representative Beth Kerttula to replace Elton.  But Palin says she wants more names. The governor is now conducting her own application process.

Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau

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