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Sitka newspaper a family affair

...Thad said.Before us is their brand new CTP machine, which stands for computer-to-plate. The plate works like a rubber stamp - getting covered with ink and smooshed by the press onto large banks of paper. But instead of rubber, it's a giant...
Snow removal not up to snuff this season

...position of responsibility; you owe it to the taxpayers to take that responsibility seriously and be more than just a rubber-stamp council. Ask some hard questions and question the answers. Like councilman Bookey questioning the wisdom of creating...
Two run for local school board seats

...for changes to be made." Navarre said he believed the board could have a better focus and not be perceived as a 'rubber stamp' of the administration. "I think the public deserves a better understanding of how we're coming to our conclusions...
Due diligence: Knopp reflects on political journey

...for the direction of the assembly, Knopp encouraged the members to keep on a path of policy independence, don't "rubber stamp" any issue and, of course, exercise due diligence. "I'd like the assembly members to always remember that they...
Coastal plan changes elicit chilly remarks

...Murkowski's administration had "taken a well-balanced, relatively fair and open process, and turned it into a rubber-stamp permitting mill." In January 2004, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly passed a resolution in support of continued...
Senate should stop planning for budget miracle and act now

...250 million income tax, making it progressive instead of a regressive tax that benefits the wealthy. They should rubber-stamp the increased alcohol tax. And they should raise another $200 million from a combination of oil taxes, cruise ship...
Superman: Assembly needs to address property tax relief

...legislates; the Mayor administers. When the lines cross or blur there Is always friction. This assembly is by no means a rubber stamp for the Administration as has been touted in some quarters, e.g. Car Pool defeat, Borough building landscape project...
Voices of the Peninsula: Do the right thing for our salmon habitat

...participate in decisions affecting our salmon resources. In the meantime, the state takes an average of 7 days to rubber stamp these fish habitat permits for big mining, oil and gas projects. In a later decision, the Parnell Administration...
Covert health care

...maybe that part could be subcontracted to Amazon or Google. The project wouldn't even need a special court to rubber-stamp it.It's entirely possible that this approach also could solve the political problem presented by all those Republicans...

...have a divided government," said Dan Pfeiffer, a longtime Obama adviser. "The Republican Congress is not going to rubber-stamp the president's agenda. The president is not going to sign the Republican Congress' agenda."So the White House...


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