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Legislators should OK stimulus funds

...federal stimulus funds for energy conservation and weatherization projects in Alaska. Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell has said that he will accept the decision of the legislators. Alaska can use these dollars to put people to work. Kathleen Menke Haines
McAdams is the man for Alaska

...transportation, as well as roads. He is a good speaker, but more importantly, McAdams is a good listener. Alaskans should jump on this opportunity to have McAdams represent us in the United States Senate for the next six years. Kathleen Menke Haines
Predator control program misguided

...Of the three candidates for governor, only Tony Knowles has indicated he plans to respect the vote of Alaskans and halt the state's current massive aerial wolf hunt, which has already killed more than 600 Alaska wolves. Kathleen Menke Haines
Ferry decisions need closer examination

...the best solution for a run to Sitka or an occasional run elsewhere where the speed factor might be attractive to some. In the long run, however, we need a well thought-out plan involving both mainline and fast ferries. Kathleen Menke Haines
Halt the state bounty on wolves

...constituents who have consistently voted against the aerial hunting of wolves, by immediately halting this bounty on wolves and the aerial hunting of wolves. Replace the members of the Game Board who support these barbaric policies. Kathleen Menke Haines
Build up the ferry system

...ferry improvements and service as it is to justify expenses for road maintenance. Any long-term plan should include immediate improvements to the current system in terms of scheduling and fares, for everyone's benefit. Kathleen Menke Haines
Speak for ferries

...and new conventional, fuel-efficient, safe, pleasant ferries to provide daily service in the summer and every other day service to Haines and Skagway in the winter. We need to speak with one strong voice on this now. Kathleen Menke Haines
Haines hydro project threatens fish

...Haines Energy Task Force has been constructively studying energy proposals that emphasize conservation and are sustainable and environmentally sound. They have yet to complete their studies or formalize their recommendations. Kathleen Menke Haines
Fair redistricting necessary become HD5 and be paired with the more logical choice of another rural interior Bush district to maintain a minority majority Senate District that revolves around Fairbanks and makes sense to the people in that region. Kathleen Menke Haines
Support wild fish over hatchery

...wild fish. The best way to promote tourism and protect Lynn Canal commercial, sport and subsistence fishing activities is to care for and promote wild fish stocks by protecting their habitat and saying no to fish hatcheries. Kathleen Menke Haines


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