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...
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...
My Turn: Recent appointment of Loretta Bullard

...for 56 years.At the time our state constitution was drafted, the drafters had the...This was a model in its time. Our constitution gives the judicial council several...has proposed to amend the Alaska Constitution to pack it with gubernatorial appointees...
Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...Russian proposal calls for drafting a new constitution within 18 months that would be put...political system by drafting a new constitution and holding early elections.The involvement...ambassador to Syria, warned that a new constitution and new elections can only be held...
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Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...former ruling junta drew up the 2008 constitution, he says, "they built a political...75 percent approval bar to amend the constitution, no legislative scrutiny of military...presidents.Although she is barred by the constitution from becoming president, Suu Kyi recently...
Nation and World
Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

...them.His comments came a day after Russia circulated a document on ending Syria's conflict that calls for drafting a new constitution within 18 months. The charter would be put to a popular referendum and then followed by an early presidential election...
Nation and World
Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

...for applying again. "I think I'd enjoy it; I think I'd be good at it."Under Article 4, Section 8 of the Alaska Constitution, a seven-member judicial council vets applicants for judgeships and forwards a list of recommended finalists to the governor...
My Turn: Career politicians don't govern for the good of the people a whole." ... Article 1, Section 2, Alaska State Constitution. According to an August poll conducted on behalf of the...administration over Iran's nuclear program. While the U.S. Constitution does define power sharing responsibilities between the President...
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...
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...Rights, the U.S. Constitution, the Articles of...and the first state constitutions.Arizona and North...highlighted, and how the Constitution would be amendment to the Constitution."
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