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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Dec. 22, 2014

...the new legislative staffers for Rep. Sam Kito III. If you live in downtown Juneau and need to talk to your elected representative, you'll more than likely talk with one of these two women first. Teal is the daughter of David Teal, director...
Letter: Guns: A threat to learning

...greatly increased a potential threat to the learning and working environment of the university.Hence, as the elected representative of UNAC on UAF campus, I stand in full support of the opposition to the two bills. We hope that people will...
If lock-step required, what's the point?

I'm shocked that an elected representative is punished for taking a position on an issue that means something to him and many constituents. It never occurred to me that...
Mr. Mayor

...father, owned a grocery store. When it came time for Dennis to be born, Neva traveled to Juneau where Bill, an elected representative, was attending a session of the Territorial Legislature. "The legislators said Dad was introducing a new Bill...
Senator should retire

...Rather than act like a petulant spoiled child who's used to getting his way, it would be pleasing to see an elected representative act like a leader by offering to put those funds towards reconstruction in areas where they are sorely needed...
Juneau Empire Story Archive Republican Senate President Drue Pearce as ``anti-democratic.'' Asked to explain the charge that an elected, representative body was subverting democracy, association spokesman John Hansen, based in British Columbia and representing...
For a strong economy

...without results is not his style! I am convinced that by having Merrill Sanford represents all of us as our local elected representative, we will see the leadership skills he has demonstrated in all of his public life in Juneau put to good use to...
Consider other towns in the EIS

...voted not to support the road. That is the message I took to Juneau. While that angered many people, I as the elected representative of Skagway stood my ground. After all, I represented the desires of the community, regardless of how I felt...
Where is Muñoz's credit for pushing Juneau subport bill?

...legislative perspective, this is what really happened with this bill: ? Juneau should be proud of their newly elected representative, who introduced this bill. Sources in the story were very quick to place blame on her for the bill's non-passage...
Anchorage rep. announces bid for Congress

...It totals about six years, if you add up the years," she said. Cissna said her trip, and time as an elected representative, will allow her to represent Alaskans well in Washington, D.C. she said."I've been able to see what's...


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