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Cal Thomas: Focus on what works

...100 what percentage of their elected officials used their political power to...Americans think 70 percent of their elected officials do so. In addition, those...100 what percentage of their elected officials are corrupted by special interests...
What others say: Avoiding an in-state fight over F-35s is essential

...inclusion of Elmendorf-Richardson on the Air Force list in February.Having both bases on the list can put statewide elected officials in a tough spot. Supporting one base over another on a decision as large as the F-35 basing will surely make some...
Measure infringes on personal choice

...disagree and oppose will certainly brand us as politically incorrect cretins. Unfortunately, far too many of our elected officials now march jack-booted behind these crusading "saints for the public good" all the while proclaiming their dedication...
Borough employees can now serve on service area boards

...amending code Tuesday.The ordinance called for section one of KPB 4.30.060 to be changed from disallowing all elected officials of the borough to hold any other compensated borough office or job or state or federal elected position to only disallowing...
HB77 an insult to Alaskans

...took an oath to serve Alaskans, yet still they advance this bill. It is a sad commentary on the integrity of our elected officials when Alaskans speak out to this extent...and are marginalized. HB77 simply needs to be tabled indefinitely.
Begich: Public money for public schools

...student allocation over three years as part of his education package."The bottom line is, the decisions we make as elected officials also play a big role in student success," Begich told lawmakers. "It's our job to give school districts the...
Cal Thomas: Is Cruz out of control?

...opposite of the reaction outside Washington," he says. "People across the country are frustrated that so many elected officials in Washington are not listening and ignoring the concerns of the people."I ask him about his controversial move...
Give peace a chance

...stop threatening other countries that do not comply with their wishes and work harder for peaceful solutions to our problems at home and around the world. The same goes for Congress. Americans deserve better from our elected officials.
Looking for solutions from elected officials

Recently I heard our senior senator on the radio talking about the Department of Interior denying a permit to build the road from King Cove to Cold Bay.
What others say: Energy and Alaska, by the numbers

...producing it, we talk about the high price of it, we talk about how not to use so much of it in the winter.Our elected officials talk about making more of it, doing something to lower the price of it and helping us conserve it.Energy is always...


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