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Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...eliminated in 2013. I'm proud to restore Alaska Hire, in the non-partisan spirit of putting Alaskans first.Alaska's legislature worked for many years to ensure Alaska construction jobs went to Alaskans. Legislators established very clear...
What others say: Washington state, focus on your own plate

Having solved virtually every issue in their home jurisdictions, the Seattle City Council and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee are looking north to Alaska. They've written formal letters asking U.S.
What others say: OK wild salmon day

...Director Dale Kelley.What, indeed.In these days of budget uncertainty and difficult decisions on many fronts, Alaska's Legislature has few opportunities to dwell, however briefly, on the fine aspects of our state.We encourage the Senate...
Borough streams ordinance breaches constitutional rights

...has that real jurisdiction over us as a local governed people? Alaska's Constitution established boroughs. Alaska's Legislature took on the duty to define by Statute how those boroughs would operate under the Constitution and passed AS...
Comparing the Senate District O candidates

...criticize their work? I wish I could trust him, but because of past dealings with him on local issues, I cannot. Alaska's legislature is already comprised of many people who have strong financial ties to the oil industry, as well as a host of...
Business Briefs

...Deputy Commissioner for the Alaska Department of Administration, and has a distinguished public service career in Alaska's Legislature and executive branch. "Rachael will hit the ground running by immediately working with the governor and Legislature...
'Stand Your Ground' a morally wrong approach

...Your Ground laws in place in Florida. How could this happen? Could it happen here? Even with this tragedy, Alaska's Legislature currently has a bill under consideration that would change our Stand Your Ground laws. Current law AS 11.81...
Will New Year be a new dawn for Alaska educational freedom?

...this Blaine Amendment. In order to pave the way for school choice reform, when they re-convene this month Alaska's Legislature is considering giving Alaska voters the opportunity to vote on abolishing Alaska's Blaine Amendment. And School...
Afraid of pipe dreams: Lawmakers consider asking for confidential briefing

...resolve them," TransCanada Vice President Tony Palmer said in an interview. That isn't enough for leaders of Alaska's Legislature, however. "There's an enormous amount of frustration over this in the Legislature and real concern over progress...
Reader: Standing alone tough to do

...of market value plan or (POMV) that broke my will and faith in our legislative system, knowing that giving Alaska's Legislature, or as some say "CBC," roughly 1.8 billion dollars more per year to divide up for government expenses while...


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