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My Turn: Hurray for Democrats! Hurray for Republicans! Love, your BFF, Big Money

...dollars - for money well spent. Big Oil keeps Governor Parnell's tax bill following Sen. Murkowski's and Democratic Governor Knowles' support. Big Corporations made out pretty well, too. In addition to support of the Vote No on 1 campaign...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-21/hurray-democrats-hurray-republicans-l
Letters
Illinois governor signs gay marriage bill, making it No. 16

...Wednesday signed a historic measure into law making Illinois the 16th state in the nation to allow gay marriage.The Democratic governor put pens to paper at a desk that his administration says President Abraham Lincoln used to write his first inaugural...

http://juneauempire.com/monique-garcia/2013-11-21/illinois-governor-signs-gay-ma
Outside editorial: Supreme Court just says no to bribery

...health-care facilities in the state.The Siegelman case attracted national attention partly because the former Democratic governor claimed that his prosecution by the Justice Department under President George W. Bush was politically motivated...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-17/outside-editorial-supreme-court-just-
Opinion
My turn: Support coastal management, but not Measure Two

...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Kurt Fredriksson, who served under both Republican and Democratic governors, voiced objection to a new layer of regulatory powers vested in an appointed board that is not accountable to voters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-08-23/support-coastal-management-not-measur
Opinion
Legislature again refuses to vote on appointees

...one Republican dissent, from Rep. Peggy Wilson of Wrangell, the Legislature voted 40-19 not to take up the Democratic governor's appointments to the boards of fisheries and game, the University of Alaska board of regents and the state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051402/sta_legvoting.shtml
News
Lawmakers finally call halt to special session

...embarrassment" - its failure to find compromise on a bill extending the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. The Democratic governor also had a harsh assessment of the overall outcome of the 22nd two-year legislative session, saying Republicans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052202/sta_legadjournment.shtml
News
U.S. Senate campaign will be Alaska-sized

...of Alaska's seats in the U.S. Senate. The early favorites, Republican incumbent Lisa Murkowski and former Democratic governor Tony Knowles, sparred this week over how to better care for the nation's veterans. Each is on the road this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060204/opi_senate.shtml
Opinion
Complaint filed against issue ads

...Security also has recently aired issue ads in Indiana and New Jersey, Dubke said. In the eight years since the Democratic governor has taken office, the state has budget deficits, personal income has dropped and young people are "fleeing Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061302/sta_legads.shtml
News
Empire editorial: Still in search of a subsistence solution

...subsistence groups want the appeal dropped. But sport hunting and fishing groups and many Republican lawmakers want the Democratic governor to take the case all the way to the Supreme Court. Knowles last week proposed an alternative solution. He asked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072201/opE_EditorialSubsistence.shtml
Opinion
Knowles builds war chest for election

...knew he picked a tough crowd to test his message. It was one of the first public speeches the two-term former Democratic governor had given since he announced that he was going to try for a third term. He had to make a splash that July day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081506/sta_20060815012.shtml
News

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