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My Turn: Legislatiave wish list to help the disabled

...lowest bid to provide care. The Alaska government did not have a clue how many...contention that in 1956 the Alaska government willingly accepted a moral and...1950s, the first thing the Alaska government did was delegate most of its...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-20/my-turn-legislatiave-wish-list-help-d
Opinion
My Turn: Juneau Access road is a distraction

...investment in this costly and destructive capital project of very low probable benefit/cost merit:1. Both federal and Alaska government spending is in serious deficit. As we borrow from our children for today's capital projects, we must choose only...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-19/my-turn
Opinion
Comments period extended for Heintlzman Ridge peak name proposal

...Egan penned a letter on Jan. 3, 2013 in support of the naming. He wrote "Jon Scribner helped build the young Alaska government, setting an example of professionalism, dedication and hard work that today serves as a benchmark for government...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-17/comments-period-extended-heintlzman-
Outdoors
A mountain for Jon Scribner

...Sen. Egan penned a letter on Jan. 3 in support of the naming. He wrote "Jon Scribner helped build the young Alaska government, setting an example of professionalism, dedication and hard work that today serves as a benchmark for government...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-03-01/mountain-jon-scribner
Outdoors
My Turn: Black History Month - A eulogy for Rob Meachum, an African-American man

...Upon graduation, Rob moved to Alaska and began working for the Alaska Public Defender Agency, part of State of Alaska government. The Agency's mission "To provide constitutionally mandated legal representation to indigent clients appointed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-28/my-turn-black-history-month-eulogy-ro
Opinion
Empire editorial: Let's track those torpedoes, governor

...legislation despite glaring conflicts of interest. Palin still has her work cut out for her in terms of cleaning up Alaska government, and we hope she'll keep pressing forward. It should be an interesting 90 days. In her speech, Palin called...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012008/opi_20080120011.shtml
Opinion
Legislature OKs oil and gas tax bill

...field with an estimated 8 trillion cubic feet, could be a big beneficiary. Through tax credits and deductions, the Alaska government could pay as much as $4 billion to develop the field. That possibility grated several legislators. Exxon Mobil...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081106/sta_20060811011.shtml
News
Approval close for cruise ship tax

...tried to understand it, by and large, they say, 'This is a bad idea,"' said John Shively, vice president of Alaska government affairs for Holland America Line. With airplane tickets, alcohol purchases, onboard tips and shopping, cruise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082406/sta_20060824004.shtml
News
From your pocket to Exxon's

This year, the Alaska government transferred $70 million from the people of the state to large multinational corporations. Did you miss it? Most Alaskans did...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082603/opi_fromyour.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Politicians lie; voters suspend disbelief

...I remember the Hammond years (25 years ago) when we had the Grace report and they "found" so many savings in Alaska government. I think we were going to save more money than the budget had in it. Like the gasoline saving devices where, if...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090203/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion

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