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Elections should be for people

...sitting as judges across America that our state and federal constitutions intended artificial persons, such as corporations, unions...candidates in your House and Senate districts to sign the Alaska Constitution Pledge. Let them know their position on this fundamental...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-20/elections-should-be-people
Letters
Miller, Treadwell debate

...possible, so long as it is in line with the state and U.S. constitutions.The only real dustup between the two came on the issue...enumerated power of the federal government under the U.S. constitution. Miller said the agency has a role at the borders, but...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/miller-treadwell-debate
State
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
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...over what the writers of the U.S. Constitution meant - and we try to follow the rules of our Alaska Constitution. A prominent example, which shows...most important, is that the U.S. Constitution and our developed sense of civil...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-14/my-turn-your-vote-free-speech-think-y
Opinion
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...appropriation not allowed under the Alaska Constitution.In July, however, Anchorage Superior...an emailed statement. "Alaska's Constitution requires sustainable and responsible...benefit of all Alaskans. The Alaska Constitution also prohibits use of the initiative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-10/state-appeal-setnet-initiative-ruling
State
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...cannot adequately fund accountants and lawyers. The Alaska Constitution holds that natural resource extraction shall provide maximum...aging oil field, certainly not when it ignores the Alaska Constitution. ? Douglas A. Yates is a former legislative aide, a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/my-turn-maximum-benefit-people-or-fav
Opinion
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote

...A Yes vote to repeal SB 21 will return us to the ACES oil tax which was in line with Article VIII Section 2 of the Alaska Constitution, which requires developing our natural resources "for the maximum benefit of its people."ACES worked well to protect...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/facts-emerge-support-yes-vote
Opinion
Juneau lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage

...the driving force behind the effort to change Alaska's constitution through SJR30. He spent time Wednesday afternoon reading...Constitutional equal protection laws trump your state's constitutions."Every member of Juneau's delegation to Government...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-27/juneau-lawmakers-weigh-same-sex-marriag
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Haven House could set dangerous precedent

...its cause. Haven House claimed the city violated the equal protection and due process clauses of the state and federal constitutions. It alleged the city also violated the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Haven House is preparing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-03/my-turn-haven-house-could-set-dangero
Opinion
Assessment board appointee withdraws name

...governor said.Parnell maintains that under the Alaska Constitution, he is only required to appoint U.S. citizens to "quasi-judicial...whether that law is constitutional under the U.S. and state constitutions.The governor said he didn't make the Mandell appointment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/assessment-board-appointee-withdraws-na
State | AK legislature

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