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Too many conflicts of interest on Board of Fisheries

...simply believed that other intelligent and good Alaskans could be appointed to the Alaska Board of Fish by our elected representatives. The problem with our board of fish then developed from politicians incorrectly defining the term "intelligent...
Wolf recall shot down by borough

...outside the incorporated cities this measure received nearly a split vote," Wolf said in an email. "As an elected representative of the people I represent both sides of this issue. That is why I had the ordinance drafted to give it to the...
Ballot Measure 4 protects salmon for future generations

...endanger the Reserve's salmon, and the economy dependent on them.If the developers met their burden, the elected representatives of Alaskans (and not unelected bureaucrats) would authorize the activity. To this day, the Reserve is the...
Fish board does disservice to Kenai Peninsula

...Legislature confirms those nominations. As the terms of current board members expire, it will be up to our elected representatives to carefully weigh the candidates selected to fill those seats. Because if members of the board aren't willing...
Voices of Alaska: Legalizing recreational marijuana not in Alaska's interest

...take a walk and avoid being held accountable. This is simply wrong. Alaskans need to know from each of their elected representatives from the legislature to the Governor and the federal delegation whether they support or oppose this important...
Community meeting offers few solutions

...nothing and only served to provoke the growing frustration among residents in our community. Bottom line: our elected representatives care little, if nothing, about Nikiski's crime wave and the Troopers excused themselves because of limited...
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...


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