Governor’s Mansion slated for energy funds 

From the Juneau Empire: Republican Gov. Sean Parnell backed former Gov. Sarah Palin’s veto of $28.6 million in energy stimulus funding, but is willing to accept the money after the Legislature overrode the veto in an August special session. Now that he’s decided to spend the money, some of it is slated for the Governor’s Mansion in Juneau to improve energy efficiency. In addition to the Governor’s Mansion, other high-profile buildings that may get efficiency projects are the state-owned Atwood Building in Anchorage and the Fairbanks Regional Office Building. All the projects must be cost-effective to eventually win funding, OMB said. Read more

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