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Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...deadline. Also, I plan to address consumer protection and professional licensing issues. It is always my intent to make government more efficient for the public. I would be delighted to discuss these bills with the Clarion after they have been...
Public speaks on marijuana cultivation ordinance

...after regulations are written the borough could be facing a taking issue. Wolf said a takings issue is a law that makes government liable for lost investments of businesses unable to operate due to laws passed after investment. Derleth said that...
Voices of the Peninsula: New administration can make government work for Alaskans

A recent study out of Princeton University found we no longer live in a democracy.
What others say: The unity ticket

...ticket - but we're impressed by the spirit of compromise that seems to have emerged.Compromise is the grease that makes government work - without it, you get the deadlocked U.S. Senate.The idea of a unified administration, one with an independent...
What others say: State should revisit, debate strengthening Public Records Act

...Records Act, a series of laws governing public access to government documents, was passed decades ago in the push to make government more transparent in the wake of national scandals like Watergate. At the time of its passage, Alaska's law was...
Thornton challenges Olson for District 30 ... If everybody has input into that, you have a really solid plan." If elected, Thornton wants to make government more transparent and operate the budget like a personal budget. If the money isn't available for something either...
The bad faith presidency

...bomb, or that he is liquidating the American leadership role in the Middle East. No, no - he is just trying to make government work, giving diplomacy a chance and pivoting to Asia, respectively.In this vein, the things that the president...
Navarre offers leadership

...Fred polarizes and that is needed to get a movement mobilized and before the public. Mike de-polarizes which makes government work through settlement and compromise. He has demonstrated this from 1984-1996 when he was one of the last Statesmen...
Cissna outlines campaign, challenges Young

...TSA accountable," she said. That's not the only issue, she said, but it's an example of how she wants to make government work better for citizens. "We've gone in a real bad direction away from our Constitution," she said. Young's...
Industry Appreciation Day appreciated

...great contribution to building this community and the State of Alaska from the innovative Kenai River Center that makes government agencies efficient and accessible to property tax exemptions for seniors and veterans, Don was a voice of reason...


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