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Alaska Editorial: Senate event sees meaningful contrasts among contenders.

...improper funding outside the state might make for a good attack ad, but we'd rather see substantive debate over campaign finance reform than one-liners meant to get quick applause.There's still a good amount of time left before the primary...
Alaska Editorial: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...the particulars of the race make it clear that this agreement is a political gambit rather than a true effort at campaign finance reform. Both Sullivan and Begich will be able to raise ample money in their own campaign coffers to saturate media from...
Local doctor named to LWV national board, talks issues for the 2012 election.Another key issue is campaign finance reform."I was very pleased not long ago to receive...she has not yet introduced - her proposal for campaign finance reform as a bipartisan (bill) with Sen. Wyden from Oregon...
Watergate's twisted legacy

...flow of illegal secret money, Congress enacted campaign-finance reforms to ensure that rich folks wouldn't buy future...politics." (Insert joke here.)As for those campaign-finance reforms, we know how well they turned out. Congress...
House approves increase in campaign contributions

...complaints from members who argued it would derail campaign finance reforms imposed in 1996. Rep. Bob Lynn, an Anchorage...They argue the changes repeal elements of a 1996 campaign finance reform law. Rep. Harry Crawford, an Anchorage Democrat...
A real vote in the House

...the parties seemed close to agreement, not on campaign finance reform itself, but on the terms for debating it. Speaker...The Democrats, while expressing support for campaign finance reform, have themselves been party to killing it when...
Land-swap details

...public interest Sen. Frank Murkowski's My Turn column in Sunday's Empire is strong evidence of the need for campaign finance reform in this country - you go John McCain and Russ Feingold! I took the trouble to read through Sen. Murkowski's...
My turn: Big Money needs to get out of Alaska politics

...a successful effort put campaign finance reform on the ballot. Lawmakers...signed the petition to put Campaign Finance Reform Again on the ballot, 13...addition to these important Campaign Finance Reforms, Ballot Measure 1 includes...
Green standard-bearers battle it out

...unconstitutional" voting record. He criticizes Stevens' support for abortion rights, and said Stevens' vote for campaign finance reform legislation violates constitutional free-speech provisions. Dore also believes much of the federal spending...
Election results

...9,740 Bruce Lemke 512 Alaska Independence Eddie Burke 621 Daniel DeNardo 280 Don Wright 819 BALLOT MEASURES Campaign finance reform Measure 1 YES: 91,373 NO: 31,733 Cruise ship initiative Measure 2 YES: 66,008 NO: 59,214 LT. GOVERNOR...


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