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Cal Thomas: Our arrogant president

...polls began reflecting buyer's remorse about Mr. Obama in 2010, voters elected a Republican majority in the House of Representatives and might well have done the same in the Senate in 2012 were it not for some weak GOP candidates, especially...
What others say: Thank you for not voting

...the candidates will decide those four races, and those four races may decide control of the Senate. With the House of Representatives firmly in control of the Republican Party, control of the Senate will decide control of Congress.That makes...
District boundaries adjusted to eliminate multiple ballots

...changes stem from the Division of Election's adjusted precinct boundaries for Alaska Legislative Senate and House of Representatives districts, which were finalized in February. The assembly-approved revisions eliminate some discrepancies...
Bob Franken: Vote - what other choice is there?

...there's a third party involved. Of course, this year it's really about choices ... 468 of them: 435 in the House of Representatives, 33 in the Senate. But it's also a singular decision that Americans will make about President Barack Obama...
Summer road construction nears

...the capital budget, approximately $110 million less than fiscal year 2014. Senate Bill 119 now sits in the House of Representatives.In February, the City of Kenai received a Special Assessment Petition from nine property owners for the proposed...
Soldotna tobacco shop goes viral in smoking ban debate

With a smoking ban bill in both the Alaska Senate and House of Representatives, Lucky Raven Tobacco owner Patricia Patterson took a different approach to express her disagreement to lawmakers. Her customers...
Soldotna hears from residents on Birch Ridge golf course

...Dixson. The Council agreed to wait until the next meeting and hear whether the bill passes in the Senate and House of Representatives. However, before getting down to the action items, the council listened to an unusually lengthy period of...
Soldotna City Council has busy night

...Dixon. The Council agreed to wait until the next meeting and hear whether the bill passes in the Senate and House of Representatives. Mayor Nels Anderson made an official proclamation stating Soldotna would recognize the week of May 11 as Kenai...
Better planning should go into education funding

To the members of the House of Representatives and the Senate of Alaska: I have observed the invited testimony of the Senate Finance Committee on Feb. 3 and would like to share...
Voices of the Peninsula: Alaskans deserve the best when taking on the best

...make a critical decision.Mike Chenault has represented Nikiski and the rural Kenai Peninsula in the Alaska House of Representatives since 2000. He's the first three-term Speaker of the House, and one of the prime authors of the bill creating...


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