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For 2015, resolve to be a better community member

...Chances are that someone is looking for feedback on a topic with which you are familiar. Share your opinion. Public officials frequently make decisions based on input from just the few people most passionate about an issue. The vast majority...
Bob Franken: The United States of Amnesia

...that any more than they accept the concept of fair economic opportunity in the United States. Can we bank on our public officials representing our interests? Certainly not when our political election system is so totally under the control of...
Militia head seeks delay in federal appeal

FAIRBANKS (AP) - The Alaska militia leader convicted of conspiracy to murder public officials is seeking a second delay for filing briefs in his appeal.The attorney for Schaeffer Cox of Fairbanks, Myra Sun, is asking...
Fish and Game staffer lands prominent South Dakota job using a 'working title.'

...Sportfishing Association. The Kenai River Sportfishing Association has regularly waived the fee for Hepler, and most other public officials, to participate in its annual Kenai River Classic - an invitational fishing event that cost 2014 participants...
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...
Kenai Peninsula Borough 2014 Municipal Election unofficial results

...Seat B) 466Linda Murphy (Seat C) 467Pete Sprague (Seat F) 507Soldotna Proposition 1 (Financial disclosure for public officials)Yes 297No 321Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area Board Seat A (3-yr)No Candidates FiledSeat...
Soldotna voters reject city ballot proposition

...votes came in as against it. The proposition would exempt elected and appointed candidates from the Alaska State Public Official Financial Disclosure laws and would have moved city officials to a localized filing system. Council member Linda...
Q&A: Home rule a key issue for Soldotna candidates

...pass the suggested change in public disclosure. No public official will be able to hide any conflict of interest. However...issue. We have been meeting with the appropriate public officials to gauge possible sources for funding. Most of our...
Soldotna residents to hear more on Prop. 1

...Alaska Public Offices Commission lists 122 communities that have adopted and developed local financial disclosures for public officials, Saner said. "As a whole it's very informative and it does a good job illustrating the nuances of the issue...
State employee's title called into question during Wednesday's APOC hearing

...disclosure forms required of public officials with the Alaska Public Offices...claim he should have filed a Public Official Financial Disclosure form annually...not subject to the state's Public Official Financial Disclosure reporting...


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