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Gold miners outraged at critical Nome letter

...letter to the state Department of Natural Resources from city manager Josie Bahnke. In the letter, Bahnke wrote to DNR Commissioner Joe Balash that there has been some economic benefit from offshore mining, but those benefits are outweighed by negative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/gold-miners-outraged-at-critical-nom
News
Parnell picks apart issues

...the recession, was broken. "We are seeing the benefits of an effective tourism marketing program," Susan Bell, the commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, said in a press release. Against attack advertising...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-28/parnell-pickes-apart-issues
News
Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...Library July 14.Opposing them was Jim Clark, former chief of staff to Gov. Frank Murkowski and Murkowski's former Revenue Commissioner and Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. chief Bill Corbus.Alaskans from Craig, Dillingham, Bethel, Anchorage and Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-22/voters-take-up-oil-tax-debate-before
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State wants mediation over Medicaid billing system

...that signs of progress had begun to emerge, including improved processing of claims.The following month, state health Commissioner Bill Streur sent a letter to the company's president demanding a corrective action plan. Streur said health care providers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-10/state-wants-mediation-over-medicaid-
News

...the Senate on Sunday.Among Uribe allies facing charges are the former president's top legal adviser and a former peace commissioner in his 2002-10 U.S.-backed administration. The former head of Colombia's disbanded secret intelligence agency is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/joshua-goodman/2014-07-17

...carry minimal or insufficient labeling. Consumers may not be aware that even a small amount can cause an overdose.FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg recently said that the agency needs to better understand the role of the stimulant, especially on children...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-18
Community
Concern raised with direction of regulatory board

...interference by the state commerce commissioner's office limited her ability to effectively...instances of interference" by the commissioner's office, including having a request...friendly plan" for the board.Commerce Commissioner Susan Bell challenged that characterization...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-02/concern-raised-with-direction-of-reg
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Rich Lowry: At the IRS, stuff happens

...to the 2012 elections. Then it happened when then-IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman went before Congress in March 2012 and denied...ones to other agencies and outsiders have not). When IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified before Congress in March, he couldn't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-29/rich-lowry-at-the-irs-stuff-happe
Opinion

...donation of his vast collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution.Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson says the 63-year-old Genesis singer-drummer is looking for a home for his collection. It mostly has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-26-1
Outdoors
New ad buys in Senate race

...supported while state Natural Resources commissioner. The bill, HB77, was cast by Gov...critics said it would have given the commissioner too much power and raised concerns...the bill died. Sullivan resigned as commissioner last September, ahead of his Senate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-28/new-ad-buys-in-senate-race
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