...their future is in limbo while lawmakers quibble over location.When the state is facing a multibillion-dollar fiscal gap and the threat of a government shutdown, location doesn't matter. Get your work done.- Juneau Empire,May 15
...listen. And they want to hear from you.The publication "Marijuana and the Responsible Parent" is available for free online. Download the PDF here: http://envrc.org/content/marijuana-booklet.pdf.- Juneau Empire, May 10
...inaction, and now this state appears to be on a course through the Potomac River.Compromise isn't an expletive. It isn't a four-letter word. The Alaska Legislature must learn that lesson as much as we have.- Juneau Empire,April 30
...and its citizens - and to bring new, fresh ideas to the table. Those talks should have happened this session, and we can't afford to let another pass.Alaska doesn't have enough revenue to wait until 2017.- Juneau Empire, April 26
...lease rose from $684,000 annually to $3.4 million.As Juneau Empire columnist Rich Moniak noted in a recent My Turn, the 60,000 square-foot...one of the worst deals the state could make at this time.- Juneau Empire, April 17
...place. The inconvenience of having a flight delayed far outweighs the inconvenience of searching wreckage for a plane's black box and wondering what happened - and what preventative measures should have been taken.- Juneau Empire,April 2
...look local first."We, locally and statewide, have good reason to be thankful for the contributions of businesses. Without their support, our dire fiscal climate would be a much harder storm to weather.- Juneau Empire,April 23
...neither SB 93 or HB 95 have received even a single hearing.There are many matters before the Alaska Legislature, but we believe lawmakers should find time to improve the basic foundation of democracy - voting.- Juneau Empire,April 12
...Erin's Law, which the Legislature deemed worthy of passage last year before running out of time.HB 115 is nothing but a political stunt, and the straight answer is that this stunt has real potential to harm Alaska.- Juneau Empire,April 9
...threats from Russia, China and the rapid rise of Islamic fanaticism, not to mention the Bill and Hillary Clinton financial empire.What is wrong with us? This constant feeding of our lower nature and fixation on what not long ago was regarded as bizarre...
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