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What others say: Standing against sex trafficking

...cooperation on a good bill, and especially to Sen. Sullivan for applying his experience as attorney general to implement a law change that could well make a difference for Alaska and other states.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 26
What others say: Legislature should listen on Medicaid

...have clearly and repeatedly expressed their desire for expansion of Medicaid. It shouldn't take a special session to convince lawmakers they mean business. It's time for legislators to listen.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 19
What others say: Focus on cuts has avoided other half of the equation

...solve the state's budget deficit by itself. It's time for the Legislature to step up to the plate and enact a comprehensive revenue plan by this time next year. Alaska can't afford to wait.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 12
What others say: No cutting our way to prosperity

...sustainability without finding ways to increase revenue as soon as possible. It's time for the Legislature and Gov. Bill Walker to confront that reality honestly, educate the public and find real solutions.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 5
What others say: Production not a priority for Obama administration

...candidate Obama pitched prior to the 2008 election.Yes, we do hope things change for oil and gas production on federal lands, here in Alaska and elsewhere. But it will fall to others to make it happen.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 20
What others say: Avoiding an in-state fight over F-35s is essential

Anyone wondering where Alaska's senior U.S. senator stands on where the Air Force should base two Pacific Rim squadrons of the new F-35 fighters need not wonder any longer. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Eielson Air Force Base is the best home for them.
What others say: Need for change to Judicial Council hasn't been demonstrated

...weeks left in the legislative session isn't enough time for the House to consider this fully to show Alaskans that there is clearly a need for change - and there doesn't seem to be an obvious need.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 7
What others say: Injection of students in medical class needs full inquiry and airing

...they are, in fact, working on these very things.Chancellor Rogers is clearly upset, as he should be. So far, he is saying and doing all the right things to maintain confidence in the university.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, April 12
What others say: 90-day session isn't good for Alaska

...ever-present lobbyists. Bills don't always get the thorough vetting they deserve.When will legislative leaders have the courage to return to the 120-day session allowed under the Alaska Constitution.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 28

...before his core constituency with solid, rational arguments. Some of us will find his arguments convincing, others will not. Let's focus on the arguments, and leave the name-calling behind.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 28


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