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Assembly reconsiders food tax measure

...meeting in Seward, assembly member Brent Johnson said he considered the food tax structure a social issue. "Voters are the ones that should decide social issues and I would very much like them to decide that issue," he said. "I've heard loud...
Cal Thomas: The faith factor (2016 edition)

...convincing an evangelical Christian to accept liberal beliefs about abortion, same-sex marriage and a host of other social issues, neither should Christians expect those who have a different theological perspective to accept their views absent...
Cal Thomas: Bobby Jindal for president?

...under the Obama administration. He would also send arms to the Ukrainian military now fighting Russian troops.On social issues, Jindal, a Roman Catholic, says: "I'm not changing my position on marriage or protecting human life. I know...
Conservatives cheer on Romney as establishment field grows

...perspective, the more the merrier."The abundance of Republican presidential prospects who put economic policy ahead of social issues comes after GOP congressional leaders succeeded last year in beating back primary challenges from farther-right...

...said D. Todd Christofferson, a member of the church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.While the speeches about social issues and gay marriage were noteworthy, the foreign-language discourses stole the spotlight, creating a lot of buzz and...
Gold miners outraged at critical Nome letter

...impacts," Mayor Denise Michels said there was an increase in heroin and methamphetamine use."Those are some of the social issues that are happening in Nome," she said.Nome resident and miner Bob Haffner said neither the city nor the industry...
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...can to give people their lives back."Micciche said the state needed to tackle its social issues during the next Legislative session. "As a primary social issue, we must also face our higher-than-acceptable negative demographics associated...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...always been you have two Republicans," she said. "The fact is Byron is the only moderate candidate when it comes to social issues that have generally widespread acceptance by Alaskans."Walker, who has long pushed for an "all-Alaska" major...
Taking it to the next level: KPC RAs build on past experience

...think on this higher level, she said. Willis said she constructed exercises aimed at helping the group identify the social issues they are most interested in and translating that into programs within the residence hall to assist other students in...
House candidates discuss issues

...efficiently so money goes where it's needed." Thornton said education is a means to become pro-active and eliminate social issues. "Through education all things are possible," she said. Chenault said education has been a big issue the last...


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