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District 6 candidate shares views

...As changes are made, those changes must be monitored for efficacy. If the changes do not work, it is the job of elected officials to try alternative solutions. 2. What role should the assembly play in addressing health care issues?Holmdahl...
Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...regardless of what happens in their states' primaries or caucuses. Superdelegates are members of Congress and other elected officials, party leaders and members of the Democratic National Committee. Superdelegates have 712 votes at the national...
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Voices of Alaska: Young Alaskans in support of PFD voter initiative

...better place. We recognize that the benefit of getting our PFD check comes with the responsibility of holding our elected officials accountable through civic participation. The PFD Voter Initiative can help turn this idea into a reality.In these...
Pete Sprague: Maintain, improve quality of life

...could make addressing these issues even more interesting. I believe that my almost twenty years of experience as an elected official in local government, as well as my many years living and working in the area, will be an asset as we look to the...
Two contested races for Soldotna council; mayoral candidate to run unopposed

...the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly for 12 years. Sprague said he decided to run for mayor because he has been an elected official for nearly 20 years. He is a retired letter carrier. "I think that I have the background and the experience and...
BC, Alaska to draft memorandum for mine processes said. Bennett and a team from British Columbia were in Juneau for the first part of the week meeting with elected officials, tribes, miners, environmental organizations, fishermen and other stakeholders, as well as touring the Taku...
Voices of Alaska: Taking a stand

...specimen: the creature commentators tell us has been extinct for generations. Not just one, but an entire group of elected officials standing up for what they believe is right, knowing full well it will not be popular. Medicaid today covers Alaska's...
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...Chukchi and Beaufort seas at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil. Arctic offshore drilling is strongly supported by elected officials in Alaska, where upward of 90 percent of state government is funded by the oil industry. They hope to see undersea...
Time to get started on next year's budget

...cuts with a thorough understanding of the consequences, they need to start talking about them now. We hope other elected officials and government agencies are following the school district's lead, rolling up their sleeves and looking at the...
Op-ed: Evangelicals should return to core beliefs

...Republican politicians saw them as a reliable voting bloc and were happy to have them in the party, but party leaders and elected officials did little to advance their agenda. Leaders gave them lip service, saying what Christians wanted to hear and in...


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