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What others say: Compromise is a worthwhile gamble

...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
What others say: When is it time to talk revenue?

...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
What others say: It's good to give

...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
What others say: Lawmakers want one more big meal before tightening belts

...state's 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...on one of the worst deals the state could make at this time.- Juneau Empire, April 17
What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...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
What others say: Help more Alaskans vote

...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
Legislators not putting Alaskans first

...resist his efforts or to do nothing to support them. Evidence for this conclusion is found in 2 recent articles in the Juneau Empire by Katie Moritz and 1 by David Holthouse. The articles are about Alaska's problems with sexual abuse, domestic...
What others say: Better safe than sorry 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
What others say: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...caution. If the circumstances aren't right, if there's a challenge in the way, we can take a step back and try again.Rather than the punch line of 2008, we suggest a new slogan:"Drill, maybe drill."- Juneau Empire, April 3
What others say: Don't delete history

...bill becomes law, we'll be rewriting history. Sure, they're parts of history that those involved would sooner forget, but that doesn't mean the events never happened - or that they couldn't happen again.- Juneau Empire,March 25


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