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Fri Aug 28, 2020, 12:06 PM

Alaska's Attorney General Resigns Hours After We Published "Uncomfortable" Texts He Sent to a

Alaska’s Attorney General Resigns Hours After We Published “Uncomfortable” Texts He Sent to a Younger Colleague


Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson (R) resigned Tuesday following the publication of an Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica investigation showing he sent hundreds of text messages to a younger state employee that Clarkson acknowledged had made her uncomfortable.

Records obtained by the newsrooms found Clarkson sent at least 558 text messages between March 5 and March 31 to a woman whose job required she sometimes interact with the attorney general. In at least 18 messages he invited the woman to come to his home.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, said in an email Tuesday that he had accepted Clarkson’s resignation.

“This administration has and always will expect the highest level of professional conduct in the workplace,” a statement from Dunleavy said. “There is nothing more important than the protection of our state employees, and that includes feeling safe when an employee is at work.

Read more: https://www.propublica.org/article/alaskas-attorney-general-resigns-hours-after-we-published-uncomfortable-texts-he-sent-to-a-younger-colleague

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Fri Aug 28, 2020, 06:55 PM

1. There may be an opening at Liberty U for him.

How's the rest of his resume?

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