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What others say: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

...years ago, Alaska Aerospace (the state-owned corporation that operates Kodiak Launch Complex) began asking the Alaska Legislature for cash to make ends meet. This year, the corporation received $6 million in operating expenses and $2.4 million for...
Borough Mayor candidates discuss local, state issues

...serving as borough mayor from 1996-1999 and in the Alaska Legislature from 1985-1996. He said while his business experience...Bay Fisheries Reserve. This would be done by requiring the Legislature to approve proposed large-scale metallic sulfide mines...
5 things to know about Alaska's midterm election

...metallic sulfide mining operation in the Bristol Bay region, were supposed to have been on the primary ballot. But the state Legislature went into extended session in April. Statutory and constitutional provisions require that at least 120 days pass after the...
Thank you for voting - now, keep up the good work

...races for U.S. Senate and House, governor, the state Legislature, as well as ballot measures to regulate marijuana, increase the...Sean Parnell on Thursday vetoed a measure passed by the Legislature that would have restricted public access to criminal court...
ASAP Project makes design chages, requires supplemental statement

...Nikiski. Alaska LNG is expected to be constructed in five to six years and has a price tag of $45 to $65 billion.The Legislature has funded both the ASAP Project and Alaska LNG through fiscal year 2015. At the upcoming session, discussion about the...
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...looking at area candidates for the Alaska Legislature. The battle for Senate District O will...senator for a seat in the state's Legislature in 2012. Challenger Eric Treider has...privileged."Micciche said the 29th Legislature would have to draw a line between essential...
Both sides should be watching for effects of oil tax change

...rejecting a referendum to repeal the oil tax law passed by the Legislature in 2013.While interpreting voters' intent in any given...the effects of the legislation. In fact, for those in the Legislature and the administration, that's what we elected or hired...
Two Nikiski candidates running for District 29

Editor's note: This is the third in a series of stories looking at area candidates for the Alaska Legislature. Political newcomer Rocky Knudsen, a Democrat from Nikiski, is running against House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, for...
Reader not happy with current legislature

...and registered voter. During the last two sessions of the legislature, I have to say that I am not pleased by some of the bills...end of story. I don't like where the majority in the legislature is trying to take our state so I am going to vote for Eric...
State buys land for Interior veterans' cemetery

...Ramona Reeves, paying them $2 million for the land. The Legislature allocated the money for the purchase.The U.S. Department...a need for it."Guttenberg brought the idea before the Legislature in 2009, and the state believed it had found a suitable...


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