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Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...majority had organized - that took place in the days immediately following the election.Ortiz has joined with the House Democrats, a caucus in the minority. Republicans control the House.That's just the way it is.But Ortiz and Stedman have the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-25/southeast-lawmakers-have-chance-creat
Opinion
Gara to file legislation against attack ads

...reach across the aisle for bipartisan sponsorship of the legislation."I don't care if (it's) the Republicans or the Democrats or the Libertarian party or the Green party," he said. "The state voter guide is no place for that kind of politics...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/gara-file-legislation-against-attack-ad
Local
My Turn: Time for Alaska to rise as one

...tripwires for us when making appointments. We look forward to returning to the best kind of Alaska state government with Democrats, Republicans, independents and nonpartisans working side by side for the good of the state. We continue to say this because...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-23/my-turn-time-alaska-rise-one
Opinion
Independent Rep. Ortiz joins House Democratic Caucus

...Representative Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, has joined the Alaska House Democratic Caucus.Ortiz said he joined with House Democrats because of the freedom the caucus gives its members to vote their conscience."Joining the House Democratic Caucus is the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/independent-rep-ortiz-joins-house-democ
State | Local
My Turn: 'Big Money' is the winner

...election the button on the man's lapel could just as easily be a Democrat button), it wasn't until I got to reading political analyses...in Congress."For example, Congressman John Sarbanes, a Democrat from Maryland, has introduced the Government by the People...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-16/my-turn-big-money-winner
Opinion
Begich concedes Senate race to Sullivan

...Republicans, meanwhile, sought to tie Begich to Obama and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, a strategy they used against Democrats in other states in their successful bid to win back control of the Senate.Sullivan led Begich by about 8,100 votes on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-17/begich-concedes-senate-race-sullivan
State
Begich concedes Senate race to Sullivan

...Republicans, meanwhile, sought to tie Begich to Obama and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, a strategy they used against Democrats in other states in their successful bid to win back control of the Senate.Sullivan led Begich by about 8,100 votes on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/begich-concedes-senate-race-sullivan
State
Walker ousts Parnell

...until forming a "unity ticket" on the November ballot with Democrat Byron Mallott as the candidate for lieutenant governor.Mallott...Alaska since statehood. The longest-running governor was Democrat William Egan, who served three four-year terms, the first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/walker-ousts-parnell
State
Letter: Terms up for Begich but work left to be done

...number of vacant seats on the court bench, currently 64, and lengthening docket backlogs.Inaction would then be the Senate Democrats' legacy as well as the Republicans,' a legacy that could extend far beyond the next two years in its effect on how the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-20/letter-terms-begich-work-left-be-done
Letters
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...for these children will fall on the ears of Republicans and Democrats," he said. "They must care about children."The recommendations...succeed, said U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a North Dakota Democrat and member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee."Native...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/report-tribal-youth-and-violence-urges-
State

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