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Op-ed: The rail fantasy

...projects and doesn't entail envy of France. Amtrak may be many things, but it is emphatically not an argument for more government investment in passenger rail. Rich Lowry can be reached via e-mail:
Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska

...efficiency for public buildings and homes offers a real opportunity to reduce energy bills. Voluntary programs rather than more government regulation is key to success. We must look for ways to continue building on the investments the Denali Commission...
Anderson understands district past, present, future

...said he voted no on Proposition A on animal rescue because he doesn't support adding additional taxes and creating more government. He said it is unfortunate some people are not responsible pet owners."The problem is only one specific group...

...found a striking level of unease about the law among people who have health insurance and aren't looking for any more government help. Those are the 85 percent of Americans who the White House says don't have to be worried about the president's...
Tobacco tax would hurt economy

I understand Congress and the President's Administration are considering tobacco tax increases to finance more government spending. As immediate past Executive Director of Alaska Restaurant & Retail Association I believe our leaders in...
More government is not the answer

When I first learned of the borough's plan to tell me what I can and can't do on my lake front, on Daniels Lake, I was distraught.
More government doesn't need to be created

The debate on Prop. 2 is much too detailed. I do not care about outside money or any other political tactic. The first couple of paragraphs begin with the sentence, "This bill would create..." Create? We need to dissolve. The answer is no!
More regulations, more government control

I am not impressed by assurances that these bear problems are not going to be an excuse for writing tickets. Look at the evidence given in the very article: today it's a neighborhood; tomorrow, a city-wide ordinance. Then comes the borough.
Talkeetna residents to vote on whether to turn town into city

...including a vocal opposition that shuns the idea of more government. About 800 people live in the proposed incorporation...We're a poor stepchild up here.'' But others say more government is the last thing they want. ''It's just not...
Peninsula economy looking up: Experts see bright spots as business, industry moves forward

...symptoms of America's recession, the state's economy fared better than other states because Alaska's economy is more government and oil driven, she said. "Those were two pieces that were really stable, at least in our state, in the last...


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