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What others say: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

...assertions. Child custody is an issue close to the heart of all parents, and is a fundamental - and frequently contested - legal issue in all communities, Native and non-Native alike. According to the state Attorney General's office, their interpretation...

...approved a plan to post the information online. But Stewart said Wednesday that the data would be posted only after any legal issues from a disclosure request are resolved.The federal order applies to railroad carriers with trains carrying roughly...
Kenai council debates legislative process

...reservations about the effect of the ordinance. Council member Tim Navarre said the code would raise a political and legal issues and he didn't see a problem with the present set-up. "If someone can tell me where the conflict is, maybe I could...
New fisheries advocacy group plots strategy

...formed after statewide commercial fishing interests saw the proposed ballot initiative and wanted to understand the legal issues surrounding its scope. "(They wanted to) make sure that there was a mechanism to help communicate how significant...
Proposed education amendment pulled

...R-Wasilla, told reporters he asked that SJR9 be returned to Senate Rules while he awaited information on constitutional and legal issues surrounding the measure. He said he expected the information he was awaiting - including surrounding current practices...
CH2M Hill selected to manage Anchorage port reconstruction

...Municipality of Anchorage, municipal officials will retain overall responsibility for the port project, including legal issues, the mayor said."The MARAD relationship has not ended, but the agency is not longer the program manager. The federal...
Fishing groups file opposition to proposed setnet ban

...with its own letter to Treadwell pointing to certain legal issues with the initiative. "While we realize that dishonesty...Alaska Salmon Alliance is very concerned about the legal issues involved," Thomson said. "We are going to respond...
Alaska lawmakers OK Facebook access for government work

...debating the issue have included use of instant messaging on Facebook to conduct state business and whether there were any legal issues with deleting a comment on a legislator's page that the legislator found offensive or didn't agree with.Rep...
Stevens speaks out on proposed amendment

...Senate Judiciary and Finance committees. Senate President Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, said the measure involves a legal issue and that he made a mistake in initially referring it to the Education Committee. Senate leaders also insisted Alaskans...
Parnell supports sending constitutional amendment to voters

...instead having it heard by the Senate Judiciary and Finance committees. Huggins at the time said the measure involves a legal issue and that he made a mistake in initially referring it to the Education committee. The majority caucus issued a statement...


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