•  
  •  
Tribal protective orders given equal enforcement

...to an opinion released by the Attorney General last week. The Alaska Department...released the opinion published by Attorney General Craig Richards on July 30 that...the opinion reads. Assistant Attorney General Jackie Schafer said the opinion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-03/tribal-protective-orders-given-equal
News
New ruling on protective orders for Alaska Native tribes

...be forced to go the extra mile to have their domestic violence restraining orders enforced by the state. Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards issued a legal opinion stating that Alaska law conflicts with the federal Violence Against Women Act...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-01-0
News
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...deeply disappointed by the Ninth Circuit's ruling striking down the Roadless Rule exemption for Alaska," Assistant Attorney General Cori Mills wrote in an email. "The exemption had been the result of a settlement between Alaska and the federal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-to-roadless-rule-o
News
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...of which legalized recreational use in 2012.The federal guidelines to which Melton refers were issued by Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Feb. 14, 2014. The memorandum, called the "Cole Memo," outlines several guidelines for banks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-26/marijuana-legal-but-finances-remain-
News
Lawmakers discuss Gov. Bill Walker's Medicaid expansion

...issue tabled for further review by legislative leaders earlier this year. The Legislature's top attorney and state attorney general have said that language added to the state budget by lawmakers seeking to restrict spending for expansion could be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/lawmakers-discuss-gov-bill-walkers-m
News
Walker announces intent to expand Medicaid

...budget that sought to restrict spending for expanded Medicaid. But the Legislature's top attorney and state's attorney general have said such provisions could be unconstitutional."This is the final option for me, I've tried everything...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-16/walker-announces-intent-to-expand-me
News
What others say: In light of ruling, Alaska dropping same-sex marriage appeal

...however, with Gov. Walker giving the roundabout explanation that he personally opposed continuing the suit but Attorney General Craig Richards, his former law firm partner, decided to press on.It was an odd explanation given the fact Mr...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-29/what-others-say-in-light-of-rulin
Opinion
13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

...federal agencies authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/13-states-sue-over-rule-giving-feds-
News
Report cites command climate problems in Alaska guard probe

...in the guard's quarterly magazine, she said.In January, Collins, a retired state court judge, was hired by Attorney General Craig Richards to review the handling of allegations of sexual abuse or harassment by members of the Alaska National...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-15/report-cites-command-climate-problem
News
High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...it. But if the governor and attorney general are same-sex marriage supporters...instance, Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris both opposed Proposition...Schaerr said.Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, a Republican...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-09/high-court-ruling-against-gay-marria
News

CONTACT US

  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS