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What others say: Bills would leave projects in limbo

...are underway or for which local voters already have authorized the issuance of bonds.The savings to the state won't be as much, of course, but allowing for such projects to proceed seems fair.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 24
What others say: Legislature off base on Medicaid

...automatically.Alaska has never been shy about accepting services its residents pay taxes for. A year when the state is facing a $3.5 billion budget deficit would be a spectacularly poor time to start.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 15
What others say: Future of marijuana bill unclear

...Municipalities have done good work in sorting out their definitions of how and where marijuana can be used. The Legislature should get on the ball and eliminate the conflicts in state law, not create them.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 17
Jury duty legislation ill-conceived

...should always be a high priority, exempting teachers from jury service during the school year sends the wrong message and does harm to the notion that all Alaskans must perform their service equally.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, March 6
Weighing in on the budget

...the public's feedback on priorities, their choices will be even more difficult, as they won't have as good of a sense of what Alaskans value.If you have feedback to give them, now is the time.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner March 7
What others say: Focus should be on reducing FASD, not on political points

...have people making a lot of noise about something that really isn't much of anything.People should instead be focusing on reducing and, ideally, eliminating, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 30
What others say: 25 years after Exxon Valdez, resolution needed in dispute over newfound damage Exxon Mobil, is responsible under the 1991 reopener clause is a long-running bipartisan issue in need of resolution. Perhaps going to court will force all parties to come to a settlement.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 21
What others say: A convincing argument has yet to be made for allowing firearms on campus

...firearms. A line has to be drawn somewhere. If the line is to be moved, we must ask "What's the rationale for moving it?"With Senate Bill 176, that question has not been adequately answered.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 23
Iditarod officials must review decision that avoided safer route out of Fairbanks

...territory. The only responsible course of action now is for race officials to review the process that led to a decision that put people and dogs at a higher level of risk and to make public their findings. Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, March 18
What others say: EPA goes too far on Pebble Mine

...ever there is an example of overreach by a federal agency, the EPA administrator's decision to go out of her way to put up a major roadblock in front of the Pebble mine at this early stage is it. - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, March 1


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