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Outside editorial: Voter cynicism now extends to the Supreme Court

...the loser is perfectly clear. It is the nation's confidence in the judge as an impartial guardian of the rule of law."Last week, a New York Times/CBS News poll reported that 76 percent of Americans believe that Supreme Court justices sometimes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-15/outside-editorial-voter-cynicism-now-
Opinion
Ruedrich, state settle over ethics charges

...nobody." Palin expressed surprise that an agreement had been reached and said she had been told by the Department of Law last week that a settlement could be weeks or months away. She had no immediate reaction to the terms. "It's appropriate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062304/sta_ruedrich.shtml
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Emergency unemployment benefits extended

...Thousands of Alaskans could benefit from an extension of an emergency unemployment program. The extension, signed into law last week, allows for new claims to be filed under the program through next year and for payments to run until June 9, 2012...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122310/reg_760560572.shtml
Regional News
Outside editorial: A step forward for open government, new media

The first significant reform in more than a decade of the federal Freedom of Information Act, signed into law last week by President Bush, is an important step forward for open government and the ability of citizens to hold their government...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010808/opi_20080108005.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Move to protect nation's workers could instead cost more jobs

The economic stimulus package signed into law last week by President Obama contains a provision antithetical to innovation and domestic prosperity. That provision makes it even harder...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030309/opi_400599589.shtml
State and local briefs

...groups have responded by lobbying state legislatures to pass laws prohibiting such suits. Georgia approved such a law last week. ``I think municipalities around the country are kind of emboldened by the tobacco suits and the incredible amount...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021899/Loc_briefs.html
Local
State and local briefly

...buttocks and legs. Knowles signs more bills into law JUNEAU - Gov. Tony Knowles signed a variety of bills into law last week dealing with topics from drugs to habitat. Knowles signed House Bill 315, eliminating the Alaska Administrative Journal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051400/Loc_briefs.html
Local
Briefs

...OK'ed JUNEAU - A bill that gives Alaskans rights in medical disagreements with insurance companies was signed into law last week by Gov. Tony Knowles. Rep. Norm Rokeberg's ``Patient Bill of Rights'' sets out new appeal procedures when...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060500/Loc_briefs.html
Local
Delta Junction unsure how to fill $1 million hole

...failed effort to build a private prison at Fort Greely. The money was due July 1. Gov. Tony Knowles signed into law last week a $2.4 billion budget that did not include a legislative request for the $1 million loan. "I don't understand...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070502/sta_deltajun.shtml
News
State Briefs

...Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, swaps the old base for a similar amount of corporation land. It was signed into law last week. The agreement transfers 47,150 acres on the remote Aleutian island to the Native corporation. The transfer includes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101702/sta_stbriefs.shtml
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