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Lawmakers discuss right-to-die legislation

...2014.Oregon has allowed people to make that choice since the 1990s. It is also legal in several other states.The proposed law would apply only to Alaska residents who have six months or less to live, and it would require that they work with...
What others say: Alaska could find itself in boiling pot with marijuana

...the opportunity to do it in the dark of evening.The proposed law states that packaging must be childproof, which getting into stuff they aren't supposed to.The proposed law outlaws packaging of marijuana products in such a way...
Cal Thomas: Let them eat cake

...same-sex marriage, or even homosexuals, most people believe same-sex marriage and homosexuals were the targets of the proposed law.Proponents asserted Senate Bill 1062 was written to protect the "free exercise of religion" for businesses and their...
Proposed law would encourage culture of respect

Lolita C. Baldor's article "Culture of disrespect fuels academy sex assaults," (Clarion, Jan. 10) should be required reading for all Alaskans. It is particularly relevant for several reasons. The first of course is all the current sexual abuse scandals being reported not only in the military academies but also in the military services. The Department of Defense's annual report describing the latest is due out.
Central Peninsula speaks out against HB77

...77 is a 24-page, 51-section proposed law seeking to streamline the DNR permitting...for economic development. The proposed law passed through the House 23 to...sneeze." Fogels acknowledged the proposed law is "far-reaching and controversial...
Hospital CEO supports 'take it outside' legislation

...significant ground over the last several years. As a healthcare professional, I would be remiss if I didn't support a proposed law that would prohibit smoking in all indoor workplaces, businesses and public places. Of course the reason this legislation...
'Stand Your Ground' a morally wrong approach

...they cannot use deadly force. However, under the proposed law, AK HB 80, the use of deadly force in "any place...authorized. The current law is as it should be. The proposed law is morally reprehensible. If it is possible to avoid...
Long and winding road laws

...execution of a subdivision agreement spelling out various requirements and methods of guaranteeing road completion. The proposed law also would impel developers, among other things, to construct connecting roads linking their developments to maintained...
Pawnbroker rules under review

...In December, the council heard from Soldotna pawnbroker Norm Blakeley, who was critical of numerous mandates in the proposed law establishing a licensing procedure for pawnbrokers and regulating how they conduct business. Among other things, Blakeley...
Does dog law have any teeth?

A proposed law to control vicious dogs that have actually bitten humans will be back for another round of public testimony at Tuesday's Kenai...


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