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Budget takes center stage

...he said. "Whose agenda controls? It comes down to the constitution. I have a lot of respect for (running mate) Mayor Dan...governor will have an influential role, but ultimately, the constitution says the buck stops with the governor."During Walker's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-30/budget-takes-center-stage
Local
Letter: Constitution - Smon-stitution: Who Cares?

...Oh, really?Would you believe that Constitution Day (old label: "Citizenship Day...celebrates the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and American citizenship for all of...1787 in Philadelphia when the U.S. Constitution was signed into existence.The establishment...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-18/letter-constitution-smon-stitution-wh
Letters
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
State defends gay marriage ban

...federal court an amendment to Alaska's constitution that bans gay marriage. In May, five...equal protection under the U.S. Constitution.In a filing Friday, attorneys for...due-process clause of the U.S. Constitution. The state also argues that Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-28/state-defends-gay-marriage-ban
State
Letter: In support of Munoz

...most Alaska voters, I am not registered as a member of any political party. I believe the framers of the Alaska Constitution got it right when they kept the role of government distinct and separate from that of political parties.I brought...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-23/letter-support-munoz
Letters
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
Constitution Party will field governor candidate

...race.The state Division of Elections has approved placing Constitution Party candidate J.R. Myers' name on the ballot, the...establishing this party."The public radio network reports the Constitution Party is politically conservative with a Christian worldview...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/constitution-party-will-field-governor-
State
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
My Turn: Voting as a civic duty

...Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey and Uruguay.Our own state of Georgia actually had compulsory voting written into its state constitution in 1777. The requirement was removed in 1789.Some of the many benefits:? The victorious candidate represents a majority...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-25/my-turn-voting-civic-duty
Opinion
My Turn: The 'do nothing' style of Parnell's leadership

...Protection and Affordable Care Act was to join a lawsuit with 20 other Republican governors who believed it violated the U.S. Constitution. Parnell then put the entire health care issue on the back burner while court challenges worked their way up to the U...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-do-nothing-style-parnells-lea
Opinion

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