Since becoming governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin has accepted more than $25,000 worth of gifts from industry executives, municipalities and others. About a quarter of the entitities (>) are represented by Wendy Chamberlain, one of Alaska's most influential mining lobbyists.
SOURCE: State ethics disclosure forms | The Washington Post - September 26, 2008
Palin Accepted $25,000 in Gifts, Alaska Records Show Article | Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who has made a crackdown on gift-giving to state officials a centerpiece of her ethics reform agenda, has accepted gifts valued at $25,367 from industry executives, municipalities and a cultural center whose board includes officials from some of the largest mining interes...