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Cannabis coalition hears from community discuss the issue. "I don't want nine individuals to make the decision," he said. "It needs to be decided by the people." Theiler said while a lot of good dialogue was initiated during the first coalition meeting, he said he would have...
Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballot

...Price said the assembly process is one of the best in the country because of past ballot initiatives brought forth by the people, which makes for better government. What doesn't work is when the assembly ignores what their constituents' desire...
Ship of State beginning to move in right direction

...longer. Individual freedom is paramount. This is a constitutional republic, which is government of the people, by the people, and for the people. It needs to stay that way. For the next two years we will be getting a lot of obfuscating...
Residents should not hide in fear

...profit from the increasing fear in the people of Nikiski? All those groups benefit from the "hide in fear" behavior by the people. Politicians tickle our ears to make us feel good and they get re-elected. Police see an opportunity to expand...
Spann: Younger generation should be involved

...decreasing every year.The only way democracy works is if citizens, young and old, are active participants. A government by the people, for the people just can't work without the people. This is a simple fact. Growing up in my teens, we would touch...
City code changes must ensure public records remain public

...power or to otherwise hide information regarding the operation of any city project. If we make adjustment as to how we conduct business in our community, remember, our method of operation in the USA is for the people and by the people.
Let Alaskans testify

...Alaskan lifestyle - will the multinational corporations and outside billionaires buy our government and resources owned by the people of Alaska - and totally eliminate public hearings? Looks like we are headed that way." It appears that dozens...

...Sunday's attack on parliament. He also said Sunday's attack on Libya's parliament was not a coup, but "fighting by the people's choice.""We announce to the world that the country can't be a breeding ground or an incubator for terrorism...
Neither rain nor snow can stop these athletes

...snowing now, we'd still be racing." He described the sport as endurance at maximum capacity. "Look, you can tell by the people going by, they're cross-eyed," he said. "Two laps in, and you don't want to be doing this anymore, and...
Citizens should vote on oil tax changes

...have a voice in what does or does not happen as it relates to our oil. A decision of this magnitude should be made by the people of Alaska, not a hand full of elected officials in Juneau. Because of the outrage throughout the state over the passage...


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