The Legislature met in joint session today May 14th to confirm Governor Palin’s Commissioners and Attorney General along with many of the appointements she had made such as Board of Fish members. All commissioners and appointees were unanimously confirmed. The Board of Fish appointments were Larry Edfelt, Vince Webster and Howard Delo.
The Governor’s press Release stated:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07-125
Governor Palin Thanks Lawmakers for Confirming Commissioners
All of Governorâ€™s Appointments Confirmed
May 14, 2007, Juneau, Alaska â€“ Governor Sarah Palin today thanked the Alaska House and Senate for unanimously confirming her choices for attorney general and heads of agencies.
Not since 1987, has a governor enjoyed unanimous support of appointed commissioners.
â€œI am very proud of this group of Alaskans,â€ Palin said. â€œWe have been working together as a team throughout this legislative session. I am so pleased to know that lawmakers approved our choices and that they are giving me the opportunity to continue working with these talented people to move the State forward.â€
In addition to confirming the Governorâ€™s Cabinet, legislators approved all 56 of the Governorâ€™s appointments to various boards and commissions throughout the state.