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What others say: Authoritarianism in Egypt cause for concern

...in the Sinai Peninsula. He recently asked Secretary of State John Kerry in a letter whether Egypt had run afoul of a federal law he sponsored that bars military units that have committed human rights abuses with impunity from receiving American...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-09-01/what-others-say-authoritarianism-
Opinion
Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid

...General, the Legislature's own legal counsel and independent lawyers say Walker's actions are legal under state and federal law. Walker acted because the Legislature failed to say yes or no. Because they failed to act, Walker felt he had to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-31
Opinion
What others say: Fighting the fires

...and warmer summer temperatures, along with past forest management practices, set conditions for the fire season. Federal law and funds have limited fire prevention practices and allowed the forests to become thick with brush and dead trees...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-24/what-others-say-fighting-the-fire
Opinion
What others say: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...General, the Legislature's own legal counsel and independent lawyers say Walker's actions are legal under state and federal law. Walker acted because the Legislature failed to say yes or no. Because they failed to act, Walker felt he had to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-25/what-others-say-alaska-needs-legi
Opinion
When state and federal marijuana regs collide

...bummer for the state. Medical marijuana has been legal in California since voters passed Proposition 215 in 1996. But federal law still classifies pot as a Schedule I drug, which the U.S. Justice Department defines as having, "no currently...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-13/when-state-and-federal-marijuana-
Opinion
Local experts address common vaccine concerns

...said the school district would have to comply with any federal law related to school immunizations. "We always are mandated...the state of Alaska and they in turn also incorporate federal law," she said. "So, if there is something passed federally...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-17/local-experts-address-common-vaccine
News
Childhood obesity challenges

...child nutrition advocate, Eschmeyer says, "I'm used to getting things done."On her to-do list: protecting a federal law that introduced healthier foods in schools. She'll also help roll out an updated "nutrition facts" label on packaged...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-08-14/childhood-obesity-challenges
Community
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...marijuana banking amounts to money laundering under federal law as a result of the substance designation."So far...local law provides a legal defense to a violation of federal law, including any civil or criminal violation of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-26/marijuana-legal-but-finances-remain-
News
Tribal protective orders given equal enforcement

...The opinion came at the request of Commissioner of Public Safety Gary Folger to clear up confusion between state and federal law.Alaska statute states that law enforcement officers cannot enforce a protective order from an entity other than the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-03/tribal-protective-orders-given-equal
News

...shark fin law conflicted with the federal law intended to manage shark fishing...Circuit ruling, however, said the federal law has no requirement that a certain...than obtaining their fins.The federal law, additionally, envisions a broad...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sudhin-thanawala/2015-07-27

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