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My Turn: The medical industrial complex's hard sell on Medicaid expansion

...cripple our state's AAA bond rating in a short period of time. Given the billion-dollar deficits the state faces, now is not the time to expand a deeply broken program. ?Frank McQueary is vice chairman of the Alaska Republican Party.
My Turn: Preserve the Permanent Fund amid cuts

...Alaskan and attorney who lives in Juneau; he serves on the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission and is chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts.
My Turn: Cheer 'Out Loud' for poetry

In the second week of March, Juneau once again will welcome young Alaskans from across the Last Frontier to the capital city for the statewide finals of Poetry Out Loud.
My Turn Alaska needs Aerospace Corp. more than ever

...Best of all - Alaska is its home.? Patrick K. Gamble is president of the University of Alaska system and is chairman of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation.
My Turn: Thanks, CHAMPs, for promoting the arts

...this new tradition in 2016.? Benjamin Brown is a lifelong Alaskan and an attorney who lives in Juneau. He is chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts.
Show will highlight the best of Alaska arts

...Christmastide one reflects on the happenings of the year to date, and ponders what the New Year holds in store. As Chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA), I'm deeply grateful for all the art created and appreciated by Alaskans...
My Turn: Vote Parnell

This past summer I had the pleasure of performing in Perseverance Theatre's SummerFest, which saw three plays performed in repertory format at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center (JACC).
On Juneau's streets, homeless need more than a hug

...people have died since the Juneau Homeless Coalition completed its 2012 vulnerability index, said Scott Ciambor, chairman of the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness. "People are dying in the street pretty routinely," he said.Dying by...
Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

In 2009, a tree fell on a power line and Alaska Electric Light and Power demolished a dozen homes.
First comes housing

Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series about efforts to improve the condition of downtown Juneau.


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