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On Ballot Measure 1, how much does money really matter?

...grassroots movement winning the race against a Big Oil-backed goliath? That's an easy question, said Willis Lyford, campaign director of Vote No on One group (one of four groups opposing the repeal) and the senior vice president of the public relations...
State | SB21
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...comprehensive review, and is now being asked to initiate a panel review," he said.Rivers Without Borders Alaska Campaign Director Chris Zimmer said he found the letters encouraging."It is encouraging to see the State take a firmer stand here...
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...potential impacts of the mine.Alaskans can provide public comment on proposed BC mines, said Chris Zimmer, Alaska Campaign Director for Rivers without Borders. But, he added, the Canadian government has no obligation to listen to Alaskan concerns...
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...Those who fear negative effects of the mine say Alaska's review doesn't go far enough. Chris Zimmer, Alaska campaign director for Rivers Without Borders, called it "appallingly cursory."They also say the state doesn't have the money...
GOP can count ways to Senate majority

...and if no candidate gets 40 percent of the vote, a runoff is set for July 15.Collins, the Senate Republicans' campaign director, maintained that competition in the primaries will make the party's eventual nominees stronger for the general...
Groups: BC's proposed KSM Mine 'looming train wreck' for Southeast

...Monday, Oct. 21.Speakers were also concerned, however, with the EAO itself. Rivers Without Borders Alaska Campaign Director Chris Zimmer said BC has recently seen "very severe" reductions in fisheries and environmental regulations.A July...
Iran minister, UN chief discuss nuclear issue

...two reform-minded leaders who will soon be mere steps away from each other in New York will seize it," Avaaz Campaign Director Ian Bassin said.Zarif hosted a lunch for many U.N. ambassador and Wednesday and invited the five permanent members...
Oil companies spend big to oppose tax referendum

...rig by 2015 and a second in 2016, for a total incremental $1 billion investment over five years."The Vote No campaign director Willis Lyford said the group has spent around $2 million."The expenses are high, absolutely," Lyford said...
State | AK legislature
Coordinated RI strategy propelled gay marriage

...51-19 and the Senate 26-12."We are close to the end of a journey that began in 1997," said Ray Sullivan, campaign director for Rhode Islanders United for Marriage, which led the push for the legislation. "When we began this campaign...
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Taku Tlingit oppose Tulsequah mine

...announced in October that it expected to complete its feasibility study by the end of 2012.Chris Zimmer, Alaska campaign director of Rivers Without Borders, said in an email that Chieftain Metals had said it would not proceed with mine development...


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