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Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits

...320 for attorney general candidates and $650 for gubernatorial candidates. The law also sets total...political party committees to candidates that range from $850 per election for a state House candidate to $23,350 for a gubernatorial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/court-sets-high-bar-on-states-campai
News
Op-ed: Cramped staging the debates

...this summer, and they have some 20 candidates who have either officially declared...90-minute time allotment where each of the candidates would have a chance to engage in the...just focus on give. Let's give each candidate a little over two minutes to say whatever...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-19/op-ed-cramped-staging-the-debates
Opinion
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...did make mention of female candidate with a Harvard degree who...legislative session, where another candidate could be potentially considered...non-politically affiliated candidate, already familiar with board...legislative session when other candidates could be considered. DJ Summers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20/gillis-resignation-was-over-board-ap
News
Op-ed: Truly memorializing Memorial Day

...than can only be described as warmongering. Rand Paul is a notable exception. He's running as the GOP anti-war anti-candidate, trying to tap into the national battle fatigue. The rest still try to push our jingoistic buttons by displaying how tough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-23/op-ed-truly-memorializing-memoria
Opinion
Op-ed: The falso god of politics

...and more tax revenue.Though false gods can't deliver, stupid people still act as if they can. Republican presidential candidates must have a message that will bring Americans to their senses and remind them of economic, foreign policy and moral standards...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-23/op-ed-the-falso-god-of-politics
Opinion
Op-ed: Amateurs and wackos

...are one." Yes, it's come to that. It seems that now candidates are proudly declaring as they run for the most powerful political...politics. In fact, neurosurgeon-turned-presidential-candidate Ben Carson made no brains about it: "I'm not a politician...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-09/op-ed-amateurs-and-wackos
Opinion
Action on fish board candidate disheartening

It is so disheartening to see the well qualified candidate for board of fish, Robert Ruffner, turned down by the legislature. I hope that voters and citizens will realize that partisan politics have no place in Alaska's future.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-22/action-on-fish-board-cand
Letters
Gillis resigns days before Board of Fisheries nominee due

...release an updated list of candidates for the open seat. After acknowledging that the list of candidates is a public document, Gillis...Feb. 22, according to a candidate list from the governor's...to the most recent list of candidates previously provided by the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-15/gillis-resigns-days-before-board-of-
News
Bob Franken: Nobody cares

...Deflategate." Ditto for the British election, in which the blithering Conservative Party defeated the dithering Labour candidates and in fact smited all those on the United Kingdom's political center-left. Over here, on this side of the pond (which...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-12/op-ed-nobody-cares
Opinion
Governor needs to carefully consider next BOF appointment

...hope he has the moral fiber to stand up against a group that would divide us all. He needs to look at other well qualified candidates for this important seat. A strong sport fish/personal use advocate is fine, but one that has an open mind to all user...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-18/governor-needs-to-careful
Letters

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