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Resident appreciates effort of elected officials

To Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and fellow Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members, and Board of Education President Joe Arness and fellow Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education members, thank you all for your careful consideration and action to further the best interest of the community we all share. I appreciate it very much.
High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...Sam Brownback.Things might be different in California, Colorado, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Virginia because top elected officials did not contest lower-court rulings in favor of same-sex marriage. Courts in those states issued orders, or...
San Francisco considers health warning on soda advertising.

...these people who are telling me how to live my life and raise my children. I make that decision, not a bunch of elected officials," he says. "Let's fix the homeless issue, let's fix potholes before you start telling me how to live my...
State should make a financial statement to Washington

Come on Alaska, get a backbone. Once again the elected officials from the State of Washington are meddling in our affairs. Now the mayor of Seattle refuses to allow drill rigs to moor in their...
Op-ed: The terrorists among us

...and panic in this country, along with damaging economic reverberations.Now would be a good time to hear from our elected officials - and the presidential candidates - about what they intend to do to fight and win this war, which is quickly moving...
Task force forges ahead

...They need to come to assembly meetings and make their voices heard," Wolf said. "The people need to keep their elected officials' feet to the fire."Task force member Sherron Collins, who will be working on developing a social media presence...
What others say: Focus on cuts has avoided other half of the equation

...increase revenue.There's no time to delay this discussion because of its potential political consequences to elected officials. The discussion about how to close the budget gap, not just shrink it, needs to start now.The state has two...
Global change, local action

...the panel. Navarre said that effective political will for climate action has to come from constituents rather than elected officials. "One of the things that's really difficult in the public policy arena is what I call the paradox of politics...
What others say: The ease of conflict

...delay the deadline by which elected officials - including legislators - are...Offices Commission state that elected officials must file a disclosure statement...accidental - to the public. Elected officials have a great deal of power...
Kasilof man petitions to recall assembly member

...challenge the competency of elected officials when the situation is appropriate...petition to make a point about who elected officials work for. Borough Clerk Johni...code is silent on the recall of elected officials. According to Alaska statute...


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