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Time for a new face in Congress

...or more to be an experienced Alaskan who has the right to stand for us. Someone who wants to save our U.S and Alaska constitutions. Someone to fight for our elderly to have the care they deserve and need. Someone who is not afraid to stand up to the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052810/let_645993638.shtml
Opinion
Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...Wielechowski of Anchorage has proposed putting the earnings reserve account off-limits to lawmakers by protecting it in the constitution. The account had $7.5 billion at the end of November.Wielechowski said lawmakers should find other sources of funds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-faces-lean-budget-times-as-oi
News
Lawmaker's bill aims to guard Alaska Permanent Fund benefit

...like setting a gross minimum oil tax to better protect the state at low oil prices, Wielechowski said.Currently, the constitution prohibits the principal of the Permanent Fund from being spent. Wielechowski's proposal would apply to the earnings reserve...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-10/lawmakers-bill-aims-to-guard-alaska-
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What others say: Legislature should stay in Juneau

...lawmakers been so content with the shorter, 90-day legislative session rather than the 120-day session allowed by the Constitution and which was the norm before passage of a voter initiative in 2006?So much for wanting more access for The People.Today's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-13/what-others-say-legislature-shoul
Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: New administration can make government work for Alaskans

...important with corporations, because according to some misguided court decisions, corporations are "persons" under our constitution, enjoying the same rights as living, breathing Alaskans.Yet while corporations enjoy the same rights as living persons...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-10/voices-of-the-peninsula-new-admin
Opinion

...Supporters say a patchwork of local regulations confuses gun owners and infringes upon rights guaranteed by the state and U.S. constitutions. Opponents of the bill argue that local officials know best what policies are appropriate for their communities.Both...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-05
News

...challenge will be to look at the Obama administrations overreach and in many ways actions that are not based on the law of the constitution which we are sworn to uphold. I think with a republican senate we're going to take a hard look at those actions because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-12-29-2
Dispatch
What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

...the fund's principal, which is protected by the Alaska Constitution. Earnings presently go into a separate account from which...voter approval of a constitutional amendment. Amending the Constitution had the backing of the 55 members of the Conference of Alaskans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-16/what-others-say-alaska-needs-budg
Opinion
Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

...President Obama's amnesty is unconstitutional, vote yes. If you believe President Obama's amnesty is consistent with the Constitution, vote no," he said.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rebutted instantly, saying Cruz was "wrong, wrong, wrong on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-13/congress-sends-obama-11-trillion-spe
News
Rich Lowry: The real lesson of Selma

...not the least bit redolent of the Deep South of the mid-20th century. No one asks anyone to recite the preamble to the Constitution to get a driver's license or some other valid ID.Voting as a black person in the rural South 50 years ago didn't involve...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-04/rich-lowry-the-real-lesson-of-sel
Opinion

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