Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees additional 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. and mounted a hasty defense of its vetting process, which Attorney General Loretta Lynch assured Congress is "robust."Yet there were signs that Democratic allies might abandon the White...
Nation and World
Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

...Ruth Botstein, a 17-year Alaska resident and Anchorage inhabitant specializing in appellate work as an assistant attorney general,? Susan Carney, a 28-year Alaska resident and a supervising public attorney for the Office of Public Advocacy...
My Turn: Recent appointment of Loretta Bullard

...Alaska and steps to be taken to improve it. While on that commission, she served with every current and former attorney general of Alaska from 1994 to 2014. She has held numerous positions of responsibility and authority. She has testified...
Sacred oil checks eyed amid budget deficit

...including the permanent fund and various accounts, for which the state has some flexibility in its use, state Attorney General Craig Richards said.Barring a change in the economic environment, Alaska's assets will generate "substantially...
Alaska appeals abortion funding decision

...unconstitutional.Jonathan Woodman, a senior assistant attorney general, said by email that the appeal will argue that the...Alaska Supreme Court on Friday.Senior Assistant Attorney General Stuart Goering said it is routine in situations where...
Ohio vote leaves pot's future in question

...private investors.There's also early talk of legislative action to legalize pot for medical use only. State Attorney General Mike DeWine said in May he was studying the plausibility of a tightly crafted medical marijuana proposal."I think...
Nation and World
GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...clerk jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.His Democratic opponent, two-term Attorney General Jack Conway, embraced Obama's health care reforms, saying hundreds of thousands of residents could lose access...
Nation and World
With marijuana deadline approaching, the most pressing issue is likely to go unresolved

...for edibles, 76 percent THC concentration for concentrates), among others.Harriet Milks, a state assistant attorney general advising the MCB, said the clubs issue comes down to a part of Ballot Measure 2, which voters approved by a 53-47...
Supreme Court troubled by DA's rejection of black jurors

...that a technical issue might prevent the justices from deciding the substance of Foster's case.Georgia Deputy Attorney General Beth Burton had little support on the court for the proposition that prosecutor Stephen Lanier advanced plausible...
Nation and World
S&P gives good marks to governor's Permanent Fund plan a pathway to a more sustainable fiscal structure for Alaska's general fund is possible."Last week, Attorney General Craig Richards shared what is being called the "sovereign wealth model" with lawmakers.The proposal involves...
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