Douglas L Gregg

...sworn into the Alaska Bar. Doug was the first person in Alaska to know that President Eisenhower had signed the Alaska Statehood Act. The signing happened on the weekend, and when Senator Bartlett's office couldn't get through to the Governor's office...
New ruling on protective orders for Alaska Native tribes

...Alaska law conflicts with the federal Violence Against Women Act. The legal opinion has paved way for a direct link between tribal...opinion found that law was superseded by the Violence Against Woman Act, which states that protective orders issued by Alaska Native...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt

...Thursday's hearing, the oil company's representatives upped their request to $250,000 per day, arguing that Greenpeace uses its acts of protest as fundraising tools, which offsets smaller fines that might be levied against it.Gleason said the progressive...
Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

...Friday the Offshore Production and Energizing National Security Act, which contains a section written by the committee's chairwoman...That section, the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale Act, would give Alaska 15 percent of federal offshore oil and gas...
My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...of the state for whom the Social Security Act requires Medicaid coverage are eligible...1396-1396p (Title XIX, Social Security Act)." (Emphasis added.)The key word...Remember: Although the Affordable Care Act mandated coverage to newly eligible individuals...
EPA announces $445K settlement with North Slope Borough

...than 45,000 pounds of hazardous waste in Barrow without a storage permit required under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Officials say the borough also failed to perform at least five hazardous waste determinations at the site.The EPA says the...
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My Turn: GMO labeling is justified for more than just salmon

...bill regarding the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMO). The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act supposedly "creates a federal standard for GMO labeling that will eliminate confusion, advance food safety, and provide much-needed...
Canyon City Trail changes open for public comment

...a "No Action" alternative and one "Action" alternative. It was completed according to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the regulations of the Council on Environmental Quality.Comments may be submitted through Aug. 21 at parkplanning...
My Turn: Celebrating 50 years of Medicare and Medicaid

...and Medicaid into law as an amendment to the Social Security Act. Most people who will become eligible for Medicare this year...million less in uncompensated care annually. The Affordable Care Act has ensured that essential health benefits are offered in qualified...
'The conversation we're stuck with'

...their efforts to destigmatize mental illness."Most people who suffer from mental illness are not violent, and most violent acts are committed by people who are not mentally ill," said Dr. Renee Binder, president of the American Psychiatric Association...
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