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Rich Lowry: Tide creeping toward GOP

...Kentucky's Constitution and the sanctity of the ballot box, she couldn't possibly say whether she voted for the man she was a delegate for at the 2012 Democratic Convention. In her own mind, Grimes is the Rosa Parks of the secret ballot.In 2012, Akin's...
Federal judge rules to keep Cook Inlet out of salmon management plan

...Management Council unanimously voted in December 2011 to officially delegate that authority to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The council action to delegate salmon management to the State of Alaska in 2011 made official...
Alaska Supreme Court reverses food-tax referendum decision

...borough had argued that the power to authorize taxation is exclusive to the assembly and that a referendum would unlawfully delegate such power to the voters. "We conclude that the referendum would be enforceable," Stowers wrote for the court.The issue...
Alaskans can't afford not to elect Mead Treadwell

...Senator Murkowski, I was all for him at the time, but what really made me lose my respect for Joe, happened when I was a delegate from my district in 2012 to the Republican state convention in Anchorage. If you followed this in the news, it was a mess...
Flags lowered for constitutional convention delegate

...will be at half staff Thursday in honor of James Hurley, a delegate to the constitutional convention who died May 30 at his home...Rehabilitation Corporation. In 1955, Hurley was elected as a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention. He served as vice...
Les Gara: SB 21 contains troubling provision

...deficits. Thanks to respected leaders across the political spectrum - including former First Lady Bella Hammond, Constitutional Delegate Vic Fischer, Democratic and Independent Gubernatorial candidates Byron Mallott and Bill Walker, Democratic and Republican...

...down on TV, saying "yes," and disorganization. And if all else fails, understand that it might be time to relinquish or delegate the project. "It's possible," says Bennett, "that you have outgrown this dream."Feeling somewhat overwhelmed by...
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Alaska Constitution framer weighs in on amendment debate

...constitutional amendment that would allow public funds to be appropriated to private educational institutions.Vic Fischer, a delegate to Alaska's Constitutional Convention in 1955 and 1956, told the House Education Committee Friday that those attempting...
State budget discussion continues says James Wickersham bought in 1928 and lived in until his death in 1939.Wickersham was a U.S. District judge and a delegate to the U.S. Congress.The amendment says the house would remain accessible to the public for tours and special events scheduled...
Water reservation rights need protection

...time period, the administration found time and money to sue former first lady Bella Hammond and Constitutional Convention delegate Vic Fischer, Rick Delkittie, a subsistence hunter and fisherman from Nondalton who once worked on the Pebble project helping...


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