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Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

...Oct. 1 fisheries debate in Kodiak. Unfortunately, it's become common to read about another gaffe from Alaska's lone delegate to the House of Representatives.As an elected official, as a senior Republican member of the U.S. House, as someone...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-12/alaskas-wayward-delegate
Opinion
China's biggest public political event - but is it relevant?

...connection to the congress or its delegates.She said she has pressing...even know how to contact a delegate."Shi Gaole, a salesman...said he has never voted for a delegate and believes they are selected...who designates them to be delegates, and I do not want to know...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/chinas-biggest-public-political-event
Not For Web
Today In Sports History for March 4

...1872 - The National Association of Professional Baseball Players holds its annual convention in Cleveland. Eight clubs send delegates. Bob Ferguson? Atlantics IF? is elected president. Each team is required to play a series of 5 games with each club...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-04/today-sports-history-march-4
Sports
Lawmakers discuss resolutions to strengthen states' rights

...federal government to listen to their concerns.One resolution calls for the convention; the other outlines the process for delegates.Mike Coons, head of the group Citizens Initiatives, which supports the resolutions in Alaska and similar efforts in other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/lawmakers-discuss-resolutions-strengthe
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch

...judicial decision or other federal action that adversely affects the states' interests. Companion resolutions would apply to delegates to that convention.The resolutions are sponsored in the House by Rep. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer, and by Sen. Bill Stoltze...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-16/three-things-watch
State | AK legislature
Alaska teens propose Climate Change Task Force

...environment," Roan Rediske, a Youth Delegate from Homer said. "I think the administration...address climate change." The youth delegates' priority is to get the ball rolling...listening to us," Griffin Plush, a Youth Delegate and Trainer from Seward said. "He is...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-15/alaska-teens-propose-climate-change
Neighbors
My Turn: University of Alaska celebrates centennial milestone

...up for what later became the University of Alaska. They provided a crucial endorsement, via telegram to Alaska Territorial Delegate James Wickersham in Washington, D.C., during an end-of-session debate in the U.S. Congress.For more than a year...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-09/my-turn-university-alaska-celebrates-
Opinion
Kookesh's salmon citation argued in Alaska Supreme Court

...include permit conditions that are not explicitly spelled out in regulation," Beausang said.The state Board of Fisheries can delegate its authority for setting harvest limits to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Beausang said. The fishery near Angoon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/kookeshs-salmon-citation-argued-alaska-
State
On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing

...that often confront Boehner, the Ohio Republican, inside the nearby building.The District of Columbia's non-voting delegate to Congress, Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, wrote to Capitol Police officials on Wednesday, asking them briefly lift the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/congress-snow-day-arctic-hearing
State
Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...Fishery Management Council by a single vote with an Alaska delegate absent, another effort is underway to reduce halibut bycatch...under the projected 2015 quotas. Though pleased at the Alaska delegates' decision and action, Alverson notes that the emergency...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-26/emergency-halibut-bycatch-cut-sought
Outdoors

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