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My Turn: Begich Negative Ads Divide and Defame Alaskans

...where they were born or how long they have been here. Nick Begich came to Alaska 13 years before he was elected from Alaska to Congress. I don't remember the opposition in that campaign referring to him as "Minnesota Nick."We moved to Juneau in 1968...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-21/my-turn-begich-negative-ads-divide-an
Opinion
Empire Editorial: With new plan for The Road, history shows a lawsuit will follow

...believe that all development is irresponsible. These groups have become the conservationist equivalent to the obstructionist Congress we've seen in recent years: The answer to everything is a firm "No."? Empire editorials are written by the Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-21/empire-editorial
Opinion
Obama welcomes, praises Ukraine's new leader

...Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko renewed his call for American weaponry during an emotional address to a joint meeting of Congress, where his remarks were repeatedly interrupted by applause from lawmakers in both parties. While he expressed appreciation...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/obama-welcomes-praises-ukraines-new-l
Not For Web
My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...considered decisive when the Anti-Discrimination Act passed the Alaska Territorial Legislature in 1945, nearly 20 years before Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Sen. Lisa Murkowski is the first woman to represent Alaska on the national stage in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-alaskas-women-pioneers-past-a
Opinion
My Turn: Is the Postal Service really losing money?

...the Postal Service is losing money? Congress has a lot to do with it.The Postal...is where things get a little bizarre.Congress will not give back the overpayments because...adding to the deficit. At the same time, Congress will not relieve the Postal Service of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-16/my-turn-postal-service-really-losing-
Opinion
Begich votes for campaign finance measure

...considered a long-shot, at best, requiring two-thirds majorities of each chamber of Congress and ratification by states.It would have allowed Congress and the states to set "reasonable limits" on campaign money and bar election spending...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/begich-votes-campaign-finance-measure
State
Alaska's senators cool to Obama's Mideast plan

...to advise and help Iraqi security forces, and he called on Congress to authorize the training and arming of Syrian rebels fighting...in a statement, said it's critical for Obama to work with Congress and communicate to the American people a plan "to reverse...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/alaskas-senators-cool-obamas-mideast-pl
State
Alaska's senators cool to Obama's Mideast plan

...to advise and help Iraqi security forces, and he called on Congress to authorize the training and arming of Syrian rebels fighting...in a statement, said it's critical for Obama to work with Congress and communicate to the American people a plan "to reverse...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/alaskas-senators-cool-obamas-mideast-pl
State
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...unencumbered by the paralyzing gridlock in Congress. In contrast, efforts by Obama and...paramount Obama initiative that did clear Congress - his health care overhaul - remains...have pushed more of his agenda through Congress if he'd been more skillful politically...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/no-dc-gridlock-gay-marriage-legal-marij
State
Young announces plans for 3 House debates, forums

...issues in Kodiak on Oct. 1.Young spokesman Matt Shuckerow says these are debates or forums that Young has traditionally attended.Young, who has served in Congress since 1973, is facing Democratic political upstart Forrest Dunbar.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/young-announces-plans-3-house-debates-f
State

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