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In year of diplomatic wins, Obama still dogged by Syria

...the pursuit of diplomacy over military force, but also affirmation of a broader international order that marginalizes bad actors while giving them clear pathways to redemption.The chaos in Syria, however, has defied all that. He returned to...
Nation and World
My Turn: Independent report is a plan for the future

...leadership live these values and commit to these principles for doing business, they will respond. While it only takes a few bad actors to tarnish the reputation of a large agency, making the Alaska National Guard whole again will be the work of many...
New rules promise to give Alaska massage therapy a workover

...Parnell."The therapists came forward with this bill, as a way to provide assurance to clients and make sure no 'bad actors' could harm their industry," Rep. Ben Nageak, D-Barrow, said at the time.The bill created the state Board of...
UA regents take no stand on Senate gun bill buildings.Coghill says the question is whether his proposal would encourage or mitigate those who want to be bad actors. He said he thinks it mitigates it.During the UA Board of Regents meet Thursday in Fairbanks, neither UA President...
State | AK legislature
Local herbivore shares the garden

...may be as harmful to our environment as plants such as Japanese knotweed and garlic mustard. There is one particularly bad actor, called by Karen "incredibly prolific and invasive," defined as "European black." He has made enormous inroads...
Overcriminilization: traps for the innocent

...wrongful conduct shall be punished by up to 20 years in prison."? Such a law would be extremely useful for putting away bad actors. But only those who think that government can do no wrong or who have unlimited confidence in the ethics and good judgment...
Corruption specter, solution crosses party lines

...reinforced my belief that, although those indicted, searched and questioned here in Alaska have been primarily Republicans, bad actors are not a product of a particular political philosophy or party, but rather a reflection of a general human failing...
Governor signs two Elton bills into law

...ensure a level playing field for all such businesses. It's also designed to protect the industry itself by keeping bad actors out of the field, he said. The cruise ship bill reinstates an exemption to sewage discharge rules for small vessels...
Alaska Editorial: Senator's 2003 effort is relevant in 2013

...bipartisan effort to limit the relatively free hand that federal agents have when they believe they are dealing with foreign bad actors. Her legislation had a number of points, and the group of senators with whom she allied herself received a lot of attention...
Alaska Editorial: Fire discipline

...We should reconsider because the bill is unnecessary in Alaska, and could give legal leeway to gang members and other bad actors to fire at will in public places.Neuman's bill would allow individuals to kill in self-defense in any place they...


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