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SHI to sponsor two lectures in August

...literate," Taylor wrote.In his presentation, Taylor will explore the early writings of the ANB/ANS-including their constitutions, petitions and newspapers-to highlight how these writings attest to ongoing Alaska Native community and survival during...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-05/shi-sponsor-two-lectures-august
Art
My Turn: The Alaska Constitution is worth defending

...days, The Empire, Richard Moniak, and Rep. Sam Kito III have all taken a shot at arguing against defending the Alaska Constitution, and in favor of Gov. Walker's Medicaid expansion. Arguing against the system of laws is a tough assignment, so their...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-23/my-turn-alaska-constitution-worth-def
Opinion
Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

...finding both violated the equal protection clause of the Alaska Constitution."This ruling, if upheld, means as a practical matter...restrictions on women's health and rights that violate the Alaska constitution."The state was reviewing the decision and would evaluate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-strikes-down-law-limit-medicaid-f
State
My Turn: Sullivan: President must experience 'real' Alaska through its people

...globe - something to put on a shelf and shaken for a feel-good moment - but as a place described by the drafters of our Constitution as "a homeland filled with opportunities for living, a land where you can worship and pray, a country where ambitions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-27/my-turn-sullivan-president-must-exper
Opinion
Senate actions reveal Palin's character

...continue it for another year of office. This has been shown in her unlawful interpretation of both the state and national constitutions, her inability to see anything that is for the welfare of all of Alaska, and not just for the benefit of the Interior...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042109/let_431404605.shtml
Trump immigration proposal divides GOP prez field

...Republican presidential rivals anew with his call to rewrite the Constitution to crack down on millions of immigrants living in the U...conservative tea partyers, some of whom favor changing the Constitution to reverse the "birthright citizenship" guaranteed to anyone...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-18/trump-immigration-proposal-divides-go
Not For Web
Lawmakers discuss federal issues with pot legalization

...Law representative Rick Svobodny told lawmakers that isn't the case. The oath requires them to uphold federal and state constitutions, but it doesn't mention specific federal laws."If it's speech, debate, voting, making a public policy call...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/lawmakers-discuss-federal-issues-pot-le
State

...at the national level. All 27 amendments to the U.S. Constitution have been initiated and approved by Congress, then sent...voters in 30 states approved amendments to their state constitutions banning gay marriage by limiting recognition only to unions...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26
Not For Web
My Turn: Taking a stand for a balanced government

...without authorization.The Alaska Constitution is crystal clear: no public funds...make every decision. That is why our constitution created a system of checks and balances...checks and balances embodied in our Constitution. Today we stand against a governor...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-20/my-turn-taking-stand-balanced-governm
Opinion
My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...table for people to debate so policymakers can listen. It's wrong to write off receiving a fair share, or as the Alaska Constitution says, the "maximum benefit" to the public, for our oil. An open discussion isn't one that tells hard-working Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-19/my-turn-open-discussion-needed-oil-ta
Opinion

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