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A pledge for America

...and do good works 7. To be the best family member, neighbor and friend that I can possibly be 8. To hold my elected representatives accountable 9. To be as self-reliant as I can 10. To be a model of unity to others These things must seem...
Alaska Native feels voice is drowned out

...that no State may deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Apparently our elected representatives do not believe that the Fourteenth Amendment applies to Tribal Self-Government entities. As an Alaska Native...
Tobacco tax would hurt economy

...of adult consumers at a time when our country still faces daunting economic challenges. I plan to contact my elected representatives in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to oppose to these proposed tax hikes. I urge my friends...
'Default' isn't in the job description

...represent them. Senators are only two to a state and the majority of a state, not a district, vote them in. An elected representative "should" vote as their constituents' demand. After all, without the constituents, they wouldn't have...
What others say: Gun control struggle a constitutional one

...but Congress. Obviously, many Americans sympathize with the objection to gun control laws, so let their elected representatives sort this out, using the procedure spelled out in the U.S. Constitution.- The Paris (Tenn.) Post-Intelligencer...
District 30: Diament: Common sense interests need to be promoted

...actual harm to the Bristol Bay ecosystem, I am not afraid to stand up and say 'no' to the Pebble Mine. As your elected representative, I will use the power you give me to keep this development from ever coming to Alaska. Whether we like it or...
Parnell supports sending constitutional amendment to voters

...surely not an appropriate use by Huggins of the bully pulpit of the Senate presidency. We call on all of our elected representatives to uphold the oath they swore to honor and defend our constitution. And we encourage all citizens to do the...
HEA Members Forum supports candidates

...organizations controlled by their members, who actively participate in setting polices and making decisions. The elected representatives are accountable to the membership." Principle 7: "While focusing on member needs, cooperatives work for...
Q&A: Mike Chenault, Kurt Olson and Peter Micciche

...allowed the plan to simply expire only reinforces the public's lack of confidence in the commitment of their elected representatives for the people of Alaska. Essentially, I support working toward an acceptable solution to Coastal Zone Management...
Legislature has bigger priorities than voter ID

...There's a reason Alaskans voted to limit the state Legislature to a 90-day session: we didn't want our elected representatives wasting time in Juneau on frivolous or unnecessary legislation.Unfortunately, not every legislator seems to...


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