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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...the resettlement of Syrian refugees. Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin's stance is at odds with Kentucky's current governor. Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear says Kentucky should do "the Christian thing" and welcome all refugees who have...
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My Turn: Alaska can't regulate marijuana like alcohol

...USA Today poll, if the marijuana legalization initiative was on the ballot now in Colorado, it would fail. The current governor of Colorado called legalization "reckless." Why would we want to invite all of those problems into Alaska, including...
My Turn: Alaska's fusion candidacy

...many issues. Not all. But there was a lot more in common between Walker and Mallott then between either and the current governor, Sean Parnell. I asked then, what about teaming up? Both answered that it was a question that came up often and...
My Turn: Alaska voters are not very likely to turn against Santa Claus

...reapportionment. The house speaker and the senate president say they won't be back. The constitution prevents the current governor from a third term. So, there will be a new leadership team. A new governor and new legislative leadership might...
Steps toward healing the urban-rural divide

...why would legislators prevent the people from having their say. Against this backdrop, it was ironic to hear the current governor described this week as a "lying hypocrite." Over the course of this long battle, Knowles has changed his mind...
Alaska editorial: New administration should stick with current pipeline deal

...gasline differently than the incumbent. They had to; they had to come across as an alternative or different from the current governor. Most of the challengers stated they would start over. But will the oil companies? That is the multi-billion-dollar...
Separating Ulmer from Knowles

...has been experiencing one disastrous season after another. Nothing demonstrates the failed fishery policies of the current governor than the unanimous vote of the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council (NPFMC) for processor quota shares...
Murkowski, Knowles begin the transition

...various issues and deadlines facing a new administration. Knowles Chief of Staff David Ramseur will take charge of the current governor's transition team, Knowles said. Ramseur is expected to meet with Clark within days to discuss the process...
My Turn: Double-talk makes the case for contracting out AMHS making more money than they did when working for the state? And of course they urged the public to contact the current governor if they have concerns. Recently the ASEA board advertised a contest to come up with a new union logo. I suggest...
My Turn: Lew Williams: 'Spend every penny on things we don't need'

...Faces Transportation Problems, Oct. 29). Sound off on the important issues at Williams started out by ripping the current governor, Sarah Palin, for canceling Ketchikan's infamous and expensive "Bridge to Nowhere" and then advocated for a...


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