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Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...qualified public entity to take the vessel, which could absolve the borough of its debt.However, "FTA has no legal authority to unilaterally waive the debt and is required to begin the collection process," she wrote.Colligan noted that...
Brazil Beat

...Xavier, the editor of Brazilian Playboy, said in an email that as yet the magazine hadn't been notified by any legal authority that it had to pull the June edition, and that "the magazine remains available" across the country.Shortly before...
Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...government does not own subsurface mineral rights in many of the refuges and that those who own the rights have the legal authority to develop them, in line with federal and state laws. Fish and Wildlife deputy director Steve Guertin, in written...
Parnell's missed LNG benchmarks & market opportunity

...the bull by the horns, work with REI and other market leaders to monetize Alaska's gas and exercise the State's legal authority to enforce the North Slope leases that require gas sales when there is a reasonable expectation of profit to the leaseholders...
We must not be the world's policeman committed crimes against civilians. It would not prove that the U.S. government has either the moral or legal authority to commit acts of war.These issues must be kept separate. We have reason to be skeptical of Kerry's case - why...
Why you should care about latest govt budget fight

...payments - all of them late.The first strategy would be hard to implement because the government might not have the legal authority to do it or the computer reprogramming ability to quickly pull it off. Under the latter scenario, nobody would get...
My Turn: Express concerns about local flightseeing noise

...calendar and not a scrap of noise relief to the affected neighborhoods. It should be pointed out that the city has the legal authority to regulate flight volume and the hours of operation. A recent court ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second...
Pot prop statement stirs ire of supporters several ballot initiatives, said he doesn't know whether the lieutenant governor's office overstepped its legal authority in helping write the opposition statement to Ballot Measure 2. "It's more a matter of ethics," he said. After...
Eviction of church group nixed

...Court Judge Patricia Collins of Juneau dismissed a motion to grant the United Methodist Alaska Missionary Conference legal authority to evict the former St. Paul United Methodist Church from the two properties and seize control of them. Collins...
Dog task force addresses problems

...Hotline at 463-4883 to get advice on how to remedy animal behavior issues. Signing a complaint gives Stepp the legal authority to pursue a case. Residents bothered by nuisance cats can borrow cat traps from the humane society if they give a...


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