Mining: Doing it Right the First Time
August 2004 by Greg O'ClarayGovernor Frank Murkowski’s blueprint for a prosperous Alaska has a solid foundation of resource, energy and economic development and “doing it right the first time.” Hiring Alaskans is our number one priority because every good job also means good schools and communities for Alaska families.
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