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What others say: Sens. Coghill, Ellis bridging partisan divide to find solutions

...are near capacity, and with the state's budget already $3.7 billion in the red, available funds for building new prisons are nonexistent.Hearteningly, Sens. Coghill and Ellis not only recognize the corrections budget issue, they've...
Crime bill aims to reduce Alaska's incarceration rate

...state was looking to build four new prisons at the same time because of their...instead of putting their money in new prisons, Texas chose to put it into community...just bad characters?" Alaska's newest prison, Goose Creek, opened only two...
Boosting PFDs would boost economy

...4) the ferry to nowhere (MV Susitna); 5) the Healy Power Generation Plant; 6) McKenzie Dairy project; 7) the new prison (should we tear it down or operate it at a loss?).These "seven deadly sins" (many venials go unlisted) often...
Parnell: No guilt in coming forward

...address the epidemic," Parnell said. Along with new enforcement, Parnell acknowledges the need for new prosecution, new prison beds and more counseling services and shelters. The soon to be completed Goose Creek Correctional Center will return...
Back in the office: Legislators get to work on oil taxes, coastal management

...she said. On the Senate side, Finance Committee co-chair Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said talk that the new prison may be mothballed is premature. "Let's not jump to any conclusions. We haven't had an opportunity to sit down...
Letters to the Editor

...but the opposition will be strong. The proposal for a new prison makes economic sense for the area. It will provide good...The best realistic possibility is the proposal for a new prison! William J. Phillips Kenai Victim hopes vandals learn...
Anti-meth campaign launched

...millions of dollars in law enforcement and treatment costs. Menard noted that Alaska is spending $330 million on a new prison, and $90,000 a year to house each inmate, many of whom are there because of alcohol and drug charges. ?If we can...
Letters to the Editor

...000 of our borough revenues to the private prison promoters, holding public meetings to discuss the location of their new prison, advertising to hire a prison project director and spending undisclosed sums for several political junkets to Juneau...
Kenai trying to tap into land deal for city

...for it?" she asked. "We are in a precarious position with regard to water. When they were talking about building a new prison, we would not have had enough water." Kornelis requested $1.4 million in state grant money from multiple sources...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives11/20/00

...people not to feed wood stem-browsing moose North Slope-Dinosaurs Kenai Peninsula Borough to consider push for new prison State to study Parks Highway and try to predict its future Alaska Airlines Crash Clinton plane stops for refueling...


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