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Legislators discuss overriding Palin vetoes

...rejection of $28.6 million in energy money. That's a difficult challenge...Palin's decision to veto the energy money left Rep. Jay Ramras "dumbstruck...what to do about accepting the energy money. "Our grandkids are going to...
Accepting energy money would mean 'big brother' government

I have taken many opportunities to explain the economic stimulus bill and problems created from increasing programs tied to accepting federal funds. My concerns with issuing record levels of government debt to pay for increases, and the inevitable demand for state dollars to backfill the funding gap, are a matter of public record.
Palin urged to accept federal energy money

Sens. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, and Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, who head the Senate Resources Committee, on Monday urged Palin to accept money to address needs in a state with some of the highest energy costs in the nation.
Empire editorial: Juneau dodges capital move, confirms leaders new and old

...for the governor's office. Recognition is also due to the rest of the runners-up. An enormous amount of help, energy, money and personal drive is required to run for public office. It is truly humbling to witness the sacrifice all candidates...
Senators, Juneau mayor urge Palin on energy funds

...working to convince Palin the strings attached to the energy money are so minimal they would barely be noticed. Most Alaska...She accepted millions in other weatherization and energy money, some in block grants, that did not require a code...
Legislature overrides Palin veto of energy funds

...state in the nation to reject it. Juneau's legislative delegation joined with all others from Southeast to accept the energy money, despite the "strings" Palin claimed would be onerous. Dueling protesters took the unusual opportunity of an Anchorage...
Thanks to youth football volunteers

...however one has to dedicate more than "just a little time." You actually donate yourself to the league, sucking energy, money and time from other areas of your life like your family and that salary-paying real job. It is a cold, wet and...
Pet stores keep cruel animal trade alive

...stock up on necessities at shops that sell only supplies, not live animals. And if you're ready to pour your time, energy, money, attention and love into an animal, visit or your local animal shelter to adopt a furry friend...
Palin's energy veto override may need her approval

...Palin budget director Karen Rehfeld said in May when the energy money and other vetoes were announced that no similar effort...Palin, however, is continuing to maintain that the energy money has strings attached that are unacceptable to many Alaskans...
Legislators say special session may be needed

...Legislature was to meet to confirm a lieutenant governor, they could also take the opportunity to get access to the energy money. "If we are to get together for a special session we should take care of a couple of birds with one stone," said...


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