Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

...of diverse groups is launching a new initiative effort to tackle climate change, raising...Tuesday announced plans to put a climate initiative before voters in November 2016. Their...organizers of a competing effort, Initiative 732, want to tax every metric ton of...
Nation and World
Bosses, pull back curtain on pay gap for women

...the room for an update from the leaders of their women's initiative (a program intended to coach women through career advancement...opportunities was delivered by the manager of the women's initiative, the floor opened for questions.A hand shot up and the...
At LCCC, prison riot starts with a phone

...Prison Legal News, a monthly magazine devoted to prison issues, has repeatedly covered the topic, as has the Prison Policy Initiative, which in 2013 found that 42 states (including Alaska) receive returns from their phone contractors.In 2007, a request...
My Turn: Young Alaska in support of the PFD Voter Initiative

...session, you can sign the PFD Voter Initiative to put this question on the ballot in August 2016. This initiative, if implemented, would allow prospective...provided while filing for their PFD. This initiative will consolidate duplicative state...
Empire Editorial: To boost voter turnout, Juneau should look to online elections

...published a My Turn from a group of young Alaskans backing a voter initiative that would allow anyone who applies for a Permanent Fund Dividend...instantly register to vote. We support their effort and the initiative, but the problem facing us isn't one of registration...
Familiar, fresh faces for school board

...history, he said years of attending meetings has prepared him to a certain degree and he looks forward to pushing forward initiatives he spoke about during his campaign."I'd like to see more involvement with the public, extending public comment with...
Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...high-level meeting on Syria's humanitarian crisis to tell reporters that she sees possible "political space for new initiatives in the coming weeks," with no details.? Ukraine's president condemned Russia's aggression against his country...
Nation and World
US drilling states guided on handling quakes

...caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater.The 150-page report, produced by the StatesFirst initiative, represents perhaps the most candid discussion on the topic since tremors across the mid-continent - including in Oklahoma...
Nation and World
Amid cuts, UAS moves focus to enrollment

...could add up to 20 students.Other ways Caulfield said student enrollment has expanded includes the "Come Home to Alaska" initiative, started at the beginning of the 2014 school year. The program guarantees out-of-state students an in-state tuition...
Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...developed and brought to market.Charles Ebinger, senior fellow for the Brookings Institution Energy Security and Climate Initiative, said in an interview that a successful well by Shell would have been "a terribly big deal" because it would have attracted...


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