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Superman irked at 'thrashing'

...I was charged with collusion. I know who's behind it ... the Pate-McBride gang," he said, referring to Vicki Pate and Mike McBride, leaders of the Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers (ACT). Superman, who represents Nikiski on the...
Borough reviews term-limit ballot issue signatures

...on the fall municipal ballot. "This petition drive has been one of the most challenging we have ever done," said Vicki Pate, a petition sponsor. "We had an extremely short window of time to collect the signatures required on each petition...
Petition charge gone; hearing planned

...members of the Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers. Saying they were far more than mere housekeeping measures, ACT activist Vicki Pate, of Nikiski, told the assembly Sept. 21, "It seeks to limit the number of signature booklets available, limit the...
Forum draws light turnout incumbent Assemblyman Pete Sprague, who did not attend the forum due to a schedule conflict. ACT Vice President Vicki Pate read an apology letter from Sprague in which he said, "I am proud of my record of service not only on the assembly...
Props 3, 4 could help lower Nikiski taxes

...Unless we all vote yes on Propositions 3 and 4 on Oct. 5., the NPRSA will start putting in sprinklers as planned. If Vicki Pate and David Machado can join James Price on the recreation board, the three of them can vote that money back into the...
Manager would consolidate branches of government

...government to a five man committee. Since only three assembly members are up for re-election at once, it would take a minimum of six years to theoretically force the assembly to fire a bad Manager. Is this what you want? Vicki Pate, Nikiski
Assembly agrees to pro and con statements for voter pamphlets

...con statements, the voter pamphlets would not be considered the primary soapbox for opposing sides. Nikiski resident Vicki Pate, who testified in favor of the inclusion of pro and con statements, said that even with the best of intentions, information...
Initiative changes put off

...proposed changes run counter to the democratic principles of the constitutional right of citizen-driven lawmaking. Vicki Pate, of Nikiski, a member of the Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers, which has made frequent use of the initiative and referendum...
Doing the math on Murkowski contributions

...would be if Lisa could split the vote enough to let McAdams win. They wanted something for the money they already contributed. A doomed write-in effort was their best shot. It's a plausible Rest-of-the-Story. Vicki Pate, Nikiski
Take a tip from Ben Franklin

...from this mind set. The only way to remove special interests from government is to have such a small limited government that there is no benefit to be gained from pandering to the elected officials and unelected bureaucrats. Vicki Pate Nikiski


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