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Voices of Alaska: Unity ticket represents Alaska's interests

...consideration of an Alaska pipeline. Thankfully we still had legislators watching out for our interests, and the contract was not...production tax, changes that led to the conviction of three legislators for taking bribes from an oil service company to give a more...
Voices of Alaska: Parnell shows strong support for higher education

...demonstrate real accomplishment through sustained work with legislators, education leaders, and employers across the state. Governor...has backed his promise with accomplishment, working with legislators, education leaders, and employers to make smart and efficient...
Voices of Alaska: Legalizing recreational marijuana not in Alaska's interest

...the ballot. This process circumvents the responsibility of legislators. Had the issue originated in our state legislature, it would have failed overwhelmingly. Because every legislator would have to vote on the issue. The referendum process...
LNG Project, state officials address legislators' concerns

Remarks from state legislators representing the Kenai Peninsula during an Alaska LNG Project update focused on local impact and project finances.Alaska Department...
Rich Lowry: President Obama's immigration red line

No one will ever mistake President Barack Obama for Lyndon Johnson, the master legislator as president. He doesn't really do congressional schmoozing or arm-twisting. Compromise and deal-cutting are beneath him...
What others say: State should revisit, debate strengthening Public Records Act

...from the state Open Meetings Act, which requires public access to all meetings of public bodies where decisions are made. Legislators also have claimed their offices are not subject to public records laws.Sen. Wielechowski said his bill will require a...
What others say: Price of higher education is rising doesn't wither through financial neglect will require a vigorous, coordinated and united effort from all of the area's legislators, aided by strong support from the community.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Sept. 26
Pro-pot group announces support from some parents

...measure isn't perfect but said the Legislature can fix any problems with it."And the first thing I plan to do is talk to legislators about child resistant containers," Kiehl said. "I think that's important, it's not in there now. But there's...
Can politicians find something positive to say?

...Begich approved commercials condemning Dan Sullivan and Dan Sullivan approved commercials condemning Mark Begich. Will some legislators out there please enact laws that politicians who blacken other politicians' names automatically become ineligible to run...

...the ban list. "Short-sighted, uneducated, ignorant legislators are dangerous."Lawmakers were thinking preventatively...public's safety, authorities killed 48 of the animals.Legislators left state agencies with the heavy lifting: figuring out...
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