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Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule

JUNEAU (AP) - State political leaders welcomed the announcement Monday that Alaska was not included in a new federal rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions...
Where things stand in the Alaska Legislature

...recalcitrant people," he said.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said Alaskans want and expect their political leaders to work together.WILL THERE BE A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN?Kelly said he didn't think that would happen. But Walker...
Cal Thomas: Unruly Britannia

...skeptics when it comes to promises from their politicians. Again, not much different from how Americans view their political leaders.The U.S. could benefit from the British system of shorter campaigns, which would decrease costs and might enhance...
Report: Low taxes lulled as budget swelled for optional services that have been added, according to the Commonwealth North study.It's difficult for political leaders to say no to things like this, Frasca said, "especially when they are facing a room full of disadvantaged children...
Bob Franken: Religious bigotry

...about to conclude March Madness with the Final Four in Indianapolis. None of that stopped Indiana's pandering political leaders from taking out the Neanderthals' bitter March anger on those who simply dare to be different. There is a growing...
Alaska lawmaker wants to examine state's credits, exemptions

...Legislature this week: -FEDERAL OVERREACH: The outrage continues in Juneau over recent federal proposals that state political leaders see as further examples of the feds overstepping their bounds. House Resources plans hearings Monday on resolutions...
State lawmakers riled up over federal actions dismissive of what Alaska wants, and the state's rights - that is helping fuel the furor coming from state political leaders, who see the refuge proposal, even if symbolic, as another example of the feds overreaching and trying to restrict...
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR the center of the struggle between conservationists and advocates of greater energy exploration in the U.S. Political leaders in Alaska have supported allowing for exploration and production within the coastal plain. They have opposed attempts...
Cal Thomas: Winston Churchill - a man for all times

...battalion commander, and World War II, which he helped win for Britain and America. By the standard he set, all political leaders since - with the possible exception of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan - are mere pygmies. Yet, even they pale...
What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

Alaska's political leaders once again will be reaching for the antacids as the state confronts a colossal loss of revenue because of the tumbling price of...


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