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Appointment process not following the rules

...Hammond sought a way to protect Education and Fish and Game commissioners from political cleansing by the then new Republican administration. Sen. Hammond devised and passed a clever way to balance the system: An appointed board for fish management...
Seeking new blood for the House income tax to pay for the war. Both were excellent moves to keep the government solvent. The past three Republican administrations insisted on tax cuts regardless of ramifications, causing $9 trillion in debt. There hasn't been any Republican...
State can't afford more political drama

...leading a Republican attack. Uncle Ted was framed! (Oh, a Republican prosecutor brought the case during a Republican administration.) Uncle Ted is innocent! (Oh, there is evidence he broke the law -- anyone remember the tapes, and his...
Public health nurse pursues new healthy endeavors

...been less support for reproductive health programs, not only in Alaska, but nationwide under the current Republican administrations, Fenske said. "Everybody has felt the budget cutting there," she said. When Fenske first began working...
Alaska economy continues slow growth

...crumbled, proposals for two major oil and gas developments began to fire up Alaskans. The combination of a Republican administration and high oil prices fueled a new push for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which is closed...
What others say: Obama must rein in the NSA

...briefed Obama. One can hope he will address the concerns of a former national security adviser in Democrat and Republican administrations, privacy and constitutional specialists, and a former deputy director of the CIA.The panel recommends more...
Republican favors Knowles for Alaska's U.S. Senate seat

...Sen. John McCain, the Congress is about as partisan as it has ever been in the past 20 years and, with a Republican administration, this does not allow for real bipartisan debate on national and international issues. One man (Tony Knowles...
Senate should get moving on president's judicial appointments

...president, not necessarily her own thoughts. Also, as the Democrats argued vehemently during pre- vious Republican administrations, nominees should not be subjected to a philosophical litmus test. The only issues should be scholarship...


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