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Anti-corruption petition a good first step

...potential. Getting money out of politics is our only hope. On the state level, a good first step would be to sign Ray Metcalfe's anti-corruption initiative petition so that labor lawyers won't be voting on labor laws and oil execs can't...
Electing Romney would be a step backward

When Alaska's economy collapsed in 1986, there wasn't a single spec home built in Anchorage for six years. Apartments and condos didn't resume in quantity for 12. That's typical of how long it takes for economies to turn around.
Minority Democrats plan referendum on oil tax bill

...Monday they plan to support an effort to try to overturn the measure.Former state legislator and political activist Ray Metcalfe announced Sunday that he is pursuing a public vote on the matter. He said Monday he hopes to submit an application...
Metcalfe plan would have oil companies fill budget gap

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Republican Moderate state House candidate Ray Metcalfe has resurrected his old plan for closing Alaska's fiscal gap by boosting taxes on oil companies. The proposal is drawing some...
Op-ed piece informative

...or 'Fleecing of Alaska'?" by Ray Metcalfe (Clarion, March 4). The information...plans are to attend the debate with Ray Metcalfe should the sponsors of the Alaska...Industry Alliance choose to accept Ray Metcalfe's challenge. Hugh R. Hays Soldotna
Is BP cutting production to blackmail Alaska?

...doctrines. If Parnell's proposal becomes law, it needs to be litigated, and hard questions need to be ask under oath.Ray Metcalfe is a former legislator, participant in the VECO investigation, and chairman of Citizens for Ethical Government.
Barnes falls, GOP retains or increases control of House

...incumbent Allen Kemplen is retiring. In District 17, Republican Lesil McGuire was winning easily over Republican Moderate Ray Metcalfe, 64 percent to 35 percent with 86 percent of precincts reporting. The race for the seat currently held by Republican...
State rep's residency challenge rejected

...Court Judge Milton Souter dismissed a lawsuit filed by Lesil McGuire's opponent, Republican Moderate Party leader Ray Metcalfe, saying that Metcalfe should have filed his complaint with the Division of Elections first and that the deadline to...
House loses 1 incumbent, keeps GOP majority

...Andree McLeod and Democrat John Palmatier; Ralph Samuels, who defeated Republican Moder-ate and former legislator Ray Metcalfe; Mike Hawker, who defeated nonpartisan Pat Abney; and Bob Lynn of South Anchorage, who defeated nonpartisan Jim...
Tax oil, don?t touch PFD: Permanent fund isn?t an out to avoid extracting fair price for oil

...problems on the backs of Alaska?s residents before Alaska?s taxes on oil match what BP, Exxon, and ConocoPhillips already willingly pay to other oil producing countries. Ray Metcalfe is the chairman of the Republican Moderate Party.


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