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Soldotna mayor steps down, asks for reappointment

...the city the cost of having a special election. That proposition proved trickier in...in the position until the next regular election in October. The mayor's current three-year...to figure out how to avoid a special election," Anderson said. Currently, he and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-01/soldotna-mayor-steps-down-asks-for-r
News
Tough budget decisions remain in Alaska

...legislative debate this year - which prompted preparations for a potential government shutdown - bore that out. Next year is an election year.There was no shutdown - lawmakers passed an operating budget June 11 - and notices warning of layoffs if a budget wasn't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-30/tough-budget-decisions-remain-in-ala
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Kenai ballot initiatives propose changes to city council

...misreported date of Kenai's general election and an inaccurate description of the proposed changes to the council election process. On October 7, Kenai voters...their inclusion in October's general election ballot at the its June 17 meeting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/kenai-ballot-initiatives-propose-cha
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What others say: In light of ruling, Alaska dropping same-sex marriage appeal

...that ended Friday morning.Then-Gov. Sean Parnell had appealed Judge Burgess' ruling, but when he lost the gubernatorial election to Bill Walker in November, marriage equality advocates hoped he would drop the state protest. The new administration opted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-29/what-others-say-in-light-of-rulin
Opinion
Op-ed: Hillary, you're so yesterday

...upon my tongue.The time has come for me to pay forYesterday when I was young."That "pay" will come in next year's election if Republicans don't blow their opportunity by cowering in the face of the bogus "war on women" attack and retreat on social...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-20/op-ed-hillary-youre-so-yesterday
Opinion
Walker chides AK LNG partners

...amendment through both houses of the Legislature, signed by the governor and on the ballot for the November 2016 state general election is very ambitious. "This is a big deal, and it could affect the project schedule," she said.McMahon said a November...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-18/walker-chides-ak-lng-partners
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Report cites command climate problems in Alaska guard probe

...Questions about the handling of misconduct allegations by Parnell's administration overshadowed last year's gubernatorial election, which Parnell lost to Gov. Bill Walker. Parnell has defended his administration's response.Walker, in a statement...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-15/report-cites-command-climate-problem
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What others say: More questions than answers

...and now its up to Huggins to clear the air. Otherwise accusations and insinuations will needlessly linger until the next election. As former U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller learned in 2010, just because you stop answering questions doesn't mean...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-21/what-others-say-more-questions-th
Opinion
Hip Hop Culture

...thick-rim glasses and energetic smile, has existed at the intersection of art, music and political organizing for years. He won election to a Democratic Party district seat in Brooklyn by rapping his policy ideas on street corners. In 2012, he ran in a congressional...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-19/hip-hop-culture
Community
Op-ed: The end of the Clinton coalition

...handful of Southern states both in 1992 and in his 1996 re-election, when he narrowly won the popular vote in the region as a...Obama supporters she needs if she's going to win a national election.So the question for Hillary is whether a 67-year-old...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-10/op-ed-the-end-of-the-clinton-coal
Opinion

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