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Supreme Court must stop attacks on abortion rights

...counseling, often designed to discourage abortion, then wait a day or longer before undergoing the procedure. Some laws make a woman get an ultrasound of the fetus - and look at it - while others require parental consent before a minor can have...
Begich proposes new tier of insurance policies

...I believe we should come back to the idea of individual responsibility in health care," Treadwell said. He said the law makes people pay for something they don't need, amounts to a huge tax increase, and is beginning to subsidize large groups...
Alaska Editorial: Park decision deserves appeal

...lands from the regulation, he decided.However, this isn't the only way to look at it, as the history of Alaska land law makes clear.The language in question came in reaction to a provision of the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. ANCSA...
Medicaid expansion - it's your business

...expansion in Alaska is finally garnering the attention of Alaska businesses. After all, the new federal health care law makes health care everyone's business. This issue is not alone in affecting the business environment in Alaska.Alaska Chamber...
Developers still deserve their day in the bureaucracy to make a case

...effect" without having an application that outlines the extent or nature of that discharge? This interpretation of the law makes no sense. Employing it, as outlined by Ganesan, would be an abuse of the agency's authority.The EPA's recently...
Goodell paid more than $29 million by NFL in 2011

...million. The NFL was scheduled to file the return Friday. While the league declined comment on specifics, it must, by law, make the return available upon request. In 2011, Goodell helped the league reach a new 10-year labor deal and work out...
My Turn: Mines need to pay their fair share

...operations close, leaving little in the way of compensation, jobs, or revenue to Alaska. Unfortunately, existing laws make it easy for mining companies to create this huge economic vacuum, namely through weak royalty and tax regulations. HB...
Democrats want to know who opposes session

...believe that the better position is that the votes are public," the agency's Pam Finley said in a July 18 memo. Alaska law makes legislative votes a public record but shields some internal workings of the Legislature from disclosure. It is not clear...
Officials want to halt handouts to beggars

...change." The program is similar to those in other cities, including New York City and Winnipeg in Canada. A 2004 city law makes it illegal to panhandle or give to beggars from cars or trucks stopped on a public street. Police have given a few people...
WikiLeaks founder tests limits of press

...the reporter's essential task of uncovering truth could suffer if it did. For all the lines we'd like to draw, the law makes no distinction among civilian publishers of classified documents, whether unleashed in raw form on WikiLeaks or verified...


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