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Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...state to make up for the drop in oil and gas revenue.With that in mind, we encourage peninsula residents to take public officials up on their invitations to provide feedback. The administration's "Sustainable Future" information, including...
Juneau APOC office skeletal after cuts

...legislative and administrative process, who's paying who to influence the Legislature and the governor and other public officials.""Everybody is talking about education and Erin's Law and all of that stuff, and it was just like, nobody...
Cal Thomas: Another signpost on the road to destruction

...athletes, heirs and heiresses, perpetrators and victims, millionaires and billionaires, and, later, disgraced public officials, pitchmen and anchormen, radio and TV talkers, sitcom stars, drama stars, game show hosts, chefs, bloggers...
Walker orders AK LNG review

...ExxonMobil spokeswoman Kim Jordan said, "We have spoken with the governor but we do not comment on our discussions with public officials."BP spokeswoman Dawn Patience said, "We've always supported the state being involved in this on an equal basis...
Op-ed: Why won't Pamela Geller shut up? abide by the rules of fanatics."I feel that sometimes Muslims in America have become the last group in which public officials, organizations and others are allowed to publicly demean," NBC reporter Ayman Mohyeldin opined the other day...
Bob Franken: Spreading violence

...counterproductive. It's obviously immoral. But, frankly, it does get people's attention. Why else would public officials, at the urging of the frightened rich people who put them into office, suddenly pay attention to the irrefutable...
What others say: No more hidden messages

...the public's bidding in shadowed back alleys.If public officials are to be held accountable for their actions, the...been visible to Alaskans.Email communications by public officials are supposed to be documented and archived for future...
Legislators push back on Walker gas plan

...sponsors, which include her. "It is a long-standing rule in the Legislature never to impugn the character of another public official. We expect everyone to have good motives. Legislators were disappointed to see the governor say what he did...
Open secrets

...assures us that Hillary was abiding by "the letter and the spirit" of regulations designed to make the conduct of public officials as, uh, public as possible. Perhaps the letter was accommodated, but the Clintons have a history of often thinly...
While it may not be required, public disclosure is the best practice know how those decisions are being made - and who is influencing them. Quite frankly, if there's something a public official is reluctant to disclose to the public, especially when it involves gifts from prominent lobbying and advocacy organizations...


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