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Walker names health, acting Fish and Game commissioners

...conference shortly after Walker was sworn in as governor. Other appointments announced Monday include Sam Cotten, a former state legislator, as acting Fish and Game commissioner and Marty Rutherford as a deputy Natural Resources commissioner. Walker campaigned...
KPBSD board members quizz Chenault over next session good for us. What about spending on social programs that could help us save money in the future? "In my tenure as a legislator, I have heard more sales pitches about 'if we do that program, it's going to save us. I have yet to see any one of those...
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...
Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

...high quality of life is the right balance to be an effective legislator."Treider took the leap into politics because he believes...successful."Micciche said there are five aspects to being a legislator: Help citizens with state issues; keep constituents informed...
Voices of Alaska: Legalizing recreational marijuana not in Alaska's interest

...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 allows any elected official to simply take a walk and avoid being...
Knudsen, Chenault ready for election day just over eight months in 2014; Knudsen raised just over $8,600 during the same time period. Chenault, a longtime legislator, draws from a wide base of support, including donations from the president and chief executive officer of Northrim Bank...
Shauna Thornton: Overcoming challenges will require innovation

...excuses, no special interests; real non-partisan leadership is what is needed to solve the issues we face today. As your legislator, I will always be accessible and accountable to you. I will always listen and do what it takes to represent our community...
Juneau's oldest legislator reflects on a life of public service

...Vietnam War at a radar installation. "I don't know what happened." The Republican legislator from Anchorage's lower Hillside is the oldest legislator in Alaska statehood history, according to Legislative Research. Lynn is running for...
Legislator's comments not appropriate

...and testifying as to what they think is best for their interests and the fisheries as a whole. Into this discussion steps a legislator who feels that he can threaten the Board to support his district's proposals by possibly withholding funds since he sits...
Time needed to review HB 77 changes

...encourage residents from the Kenai Peninsula to contact their legislator to urge them to table House Bill 77. Alaskans need a chance...intent of preserving Alaskan water rights. Please contact your legislator today and let them know that House Bill 77 does not work for...


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