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Alaska Legislature approves all Walker nominees but 1


April 12, 2018

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature on Tuesday rejected Gov. Bill Walker’s nomination of a former

Planned Parenthood field

organizer to serve on a board that regulates midwifery in Alaska.

Kenni Linden was the only one of Walker’s nominees to boards and commissions that failed to win confirmation during the joint session.

Lawmakers also confirmed Walker’s Cabinet nominees.

Linden, who’s from Palmer, has said that her own midwife encouraged her to apply for the public seat on the Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives. She has said she’s passionate about access to mi...

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