My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...a civilized society. I know this because I worked for former Gov. Jay Hammond as his legislative assistant, and was part of his team going to meetings...governor, UAA chancellor, director of ISER and staff member to Gov. Jay Hammond.
Legislature advances pipeline buyout stop by.In his testimony, he compared the state's situation to what it was in the 1970s."I call this the Jay Hammond days all over again," he said.He said the whole state has benefited from the oil pipeline, and it stands to do...
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My Turn: Keep Alaskan food pesticide free

...Alaskans treasure. I don't want to have to wonder if this food is going to make my family and friends sick. When Gov. Jay Hammond issued a directive back in 1978 banning the use of pesticides by state agencies, it was a smart move. It was a mistake...
My Turn: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...for the special session to begin Oct. 24 will reinstitute a reserve tax on gas that is not developed.Former Gov. Jay Hammond signed a similar piece of legislation in 1975 in order for Alaska to receive much-needed oil revenue prior to construction...
My Turn: Reflections of Alaska's fiscal situation

...skillfully and tirelessly worked with Oral Freeman, Jay Hammond and other political leaders to establish the Alaska Permanent...state and for future generations. That is exactly what Jay Hammond, Hugh Malone, Oral Freeman and other leaders did in the...
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...whose district includes McKinley's hometown.The mountain's name became a political issue in 1975 when Alaska Gov. Jay Hammond and the Alaska Legislature passed a measure calling for the U.S. Board on Geographic Names to restore the mountain's...
My Turn: Alaskan are going to have to fight for it

...serve you more of the same. That's exactly what Gov. Jay Hammond fought against. But greed and avarice don't abate with...He was the Treasury Comptroller for Alaska under Gov. Jay Hammond and worked directly on the creation of the Alaska Permanent...
My Turn: Making a sustainable and responsible PFD

...programs such as the new Alaska Student Loan program and Alaska Longevity Bonus Program. Alaskans, including Gov. Jay Hammond and legislators, realized that the temptation to spend every penny of future oil and gas revenue would be too powerful...
Alaska's fiscal situation offers no easy choices during my tenure as Gov. Jay Hammond's top aide gives me a slightly...Alaska's future, Clem met Gov. Jay Hammond for a meeting that focused on Clem's...Jerry Reinwand was Gov. Jay Hammond's chief of staff during Hammond's...
My Turn: Juneau's boneless chicken ranch caucus

...called the Earnings Reserve (ER). This account was set up when the Alaska Constitution was amended in 1976 by Gov. Jay Hammond to set up a perpetual annuity for the citizens of Alaska and to fund state government when oil revenue started to wane...


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