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Alaska Editorial: Legislature's focus on cuts has avoided other half of funding equation

...balance to pay for state government, as plans to use the fund for that purpose have been deadly to the careers of Alaska politicians since the fund's inception.In its session this year, the Legislature has cut what the state can afford without...
Oil execs warn against industry tax hikes

ANCHORAGE - Alaska oil industry executives are urging Alaska politicians to look elsewhere for solutions to the state's fiscal gap. A parade of oil industry executives spoke Monday to the Anchorage...
My Turn: Minor impact to wetlands

...make the facility much more fully functional and accessible has been on the horizon for years. Over a decade ago Alaska politicians were advertising a more accessible capital in the not-too-distant future, and all of us Juneauites were certainly...
Measure seeks to cut campaign donations

Steve Cleary would prefer Alaska politicians get $50 contributions from 1,000 people, rather than $1,000 contributions from 50 people. Sound off on the important issues...
Timber harvest expected to double

...available, he said. "Without timber, our mills are going to shut down," Seley said. Mill owners and some Alaska politicians, including Murkowski, blame environmental lawsuits for hamstringing the U.S. Forest Service's ability to...
Club goes from joke to Federal warrants

...executives have generously contributed to numerous Alaska politicians' campaigns over the years, primarily to Republicans...Corp. VECO's executives are top contributors to Alaska politicians, mostly Republican. Allen flew to Juneau at the...
Iditarod champion remembered

...and she loved challenging people around her," Gates said. "There aren't many regrets in Susan's life." Alaska politicians, including U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, former Gov. Tony Knowles and Sen. Ralph Seekins, also attended. But...
Glacier Bay hydropower plan debated

...and consulted with regional environmental groups and public officials before he went to Washington to lobby senior Alaska politicians, he said. Most, if not all, favored the project, he said. National environmental groups, regulators and residents...
House of Representatives: Young heading back for 20th term taking on someone with the stature of Don Young. Crawford said he's done that already, beating a legendary Alaska politician, former House Speaker Ramona Barnes, to win his state House seat in 2000. Associated Press reporter Rachel D'Oro...
Pot prop backers take new approach

...seen the commercials? ... They're really professional." Shea has called on federal and state prosecutors and Alaska politicians to take a strong stand on the issue. But U.S. Attorney for Alaska Tim Burgess and state Attorney General Greg...


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