PUBLISHED: 5:21 PM on Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Ruaro named as Palin's new chief of staff
Gov. Sarah Palin on Sept. 1 appointed Randy Ruaro as her Deputy Chief of Staff.

Prior to serving in his current position as a special assistant to the Governor, Ruaro served in the legislature as a chief of staff for Rep. Kyle Johansen, and as a staffer and House Finance Committee aide for former Rep. Bill Williams. From 2004 to 2006, he worked as a drafting attorney in the legislation and regulations section and then as the legislative liaison at the Alaska Department of Law.