After his inauguration Monday morning, Gov. Bill Walker announced two more commissioner appointees, however, not just the governor’s cabinet is being rebuilt.
Two hundred state employees received letters asking them to resign to make room for Walker’s hires, the governor’s spokeswoman said.
The State of Alaska employs 16,000 people statewide. The 200 asked to resign were exempt employees, including commissioners, deputy commissioners and directors, spokeswoman Grace Jang said.