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Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

JUNEAU - A watchdog plans to review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's handling of a report on the potential effects of large-scale...
What others say: No more hidden messages

...Sidestepping this procedure obscures the inner workings of government and renders impotent those entrusted to be the public's watchdog. In short, we don't know what we don't know. With Clinton's emails, we likely never will because Clinton is the one...
Drone access to US skies faces significant hurdles

...access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and won't meet a September 2015 deadline set by Congress, a government watchdog said Monday.Despite years of research, the Federal Aviation Administration hasn't figured out what kind of technology...
Central Peninsula Hospital scores big with watchdog and accreditor

...comprised for 28 measures that result in a grade score similar to schools - A through F - by The Leapfrog Group, a peer reviewed watchdog group.According to Leapfrog, more than 1 million patients are injured by U.S. hospitals each year.
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State watchdog for the elderly quits

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The state watchdog for the elderly has resigned, becoming the third person to leave the post since 1999. John Richard, a former chief municipal...
'Budget watchdog' Fred Sturman throws in hat for Kenai Borough mayor

...spending limits to be placed on the ballot."Fred has been deeply involved in local government for many years as a budget watchdog and strong vocal advocate for fiscal conservatism," the release states.Sturman stated he believes the public has "lost...
Borough ordinance could affect Chuitna mine

Regional watchdog nonprofit Cook Inletkeeper said last week that a Kenai Peninsula Borough ordinance passed this summer could have consequences for...
Once more, with feeling

...vying for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor's seat pitched their platforms to an audience Tuesday. Self-described borough watchdog and Soldotna resident Fred Sturman and former borough mayor and state legislator Mike Navarre talked through their views on...

...veto cut $7.5 million in funding to the state's ethics watchdog housed in the Travis County district attorney's office...veto following a formal complaint filed by a left-leaning watchdog group, which accused Perry of trying to leverage his power...


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